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December sunrise in the You Yangs….

December Sunrise in the You Yangs

December Sunrise in the You Yangs ​ A December sunrise in the You Yangs, captured on my morning bike ride. Photographed with: Samsung Galaxy S3 using the Camera Awesome App from SmugMug. ​ A December sunrise in the You Yangs… – Jürgen Strauss Photography

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Fuchsias and Petunias in the Rain

Petunias in the Rain

Fuchsias and Petunias in the Rain ​ Another afternoon of rain today, but at least warm enough and light winds to get out and photograph these fuchsias and petunias that were collecting rain drops. Have you wondered why many petals (and leaves too) cause water droplets to bead? This is commonly called the Lotus effect,…

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Making Hay at Serendip

Making Hay at Serendip

Making Hay at Serendip. ​ Making Hay while the sun shines! Freshly rolled hay bails adorn the field near Serendip Sanctuary. Photographed with: Olympus Pen EP-3, with Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 60mm f2.8 macro lens, with an exposure bracket of +/- 2 EV at f 14 and 200 ISO and the resultant images combined to…

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Gnarly old tree – You Yangs Forest Park

Gnarly Old Tree in You Yangs Forest Park

Gnarly old tree – You Yangs Forest Park ​ This gnarly old tree in the You Yangs Forest Park, was quite striking in full colour, but seemed to invite photography in black and white. I used a Sepia Tone effect with a little grain reduction in Silver Efex Pro, to convert the original colour image…

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In the Woods – You Yangs Forest Park

In the Woods - You Yangs Forest Park

In the Woods – You Yangs Forest Park ​ Found a very picturesque small clump of trees in my afternoon excursion into the You Yangs Forest Park today – this was in my opinion the best shot of what turned out to be ten excellent photos of the ten I shot. Photographed with: Olympus Pen…

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Lara Swimming Pool

Lara Swimming Pool Mirror

Lara Swimming Pool ​ Anyone for swimming in the rain? This photo of the Lara Swimming Pool sign on its amenities building was photographed from its image in my car mirror during a rain shower. The Lara Pool, known as the Abe and Jean McClelland Pool, opened on 2 March 1963 as the first chlorinated…

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An old plough

an old plough

An old plough ​ An old plough, well rusted, but nevertheless sturdy in appearance, guards the entrance of this property in Lara. Photographed with: Olympus Pen EP-3, with Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42 mm f3.5-5.6 lens set at 15 mm, and +/- 2EV exposure bracket at ISO 200. ​ An old plough – Jürgen Strauss…

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Gum Trees along Hovells Creek

Gum Trees along Hovell's Creek

Gum Trees along Hovells Creek ​ This very photogenic stand of gum trees along Hovells Creek in Lara is located on the west bank, just south of Station Lake Road. Even in today’s rainy weather, the lighting in this little “mini-biosphere” was quite iridescent. Today’s equipment combination: Olympus Pen EP-3, with Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED…

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Hoffman Walk in Lara

Hoffman Walk in Lara ​ Kevin Hoffman Walk in Lara is a scenic linear trail with significant indigenous vegetation overlooking the tranquil Hovells Creek in Lara.On today’s stroll through the Hoffman Walk, in overcast weather, I took several photographs with my wide angle zoom lens set at around 10mm (20mm in 35 mm frame equivalent).…

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