Posts Tagged ‘Olympus Pen EP-3’

Federal Woollen Mills Geelong

Federal Woollen Mill Geelong

Federal Woollen Mills Geelong ​ The former Federal Woollen Mills Geelong were constructed in 1912 to service the booming wool industry. Set on a 5.4 Ha site that was donated to the Commonwealth by the Geelong Harbour Trust, the Mills closed in the 1970s and are now the site of an art and design precinct…

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Stoney Creek in Anakie Gorge

Stoney Creek Anakie Gorge

Stoney Creek in Anakie Gorge ​ Stoney Creek in Anakie Gorge: Anakie Gorge in the Brisbane Ranges, is a stunning gorge with some of its folded rock formation estimated to have been formed around 500 million years ago (that’s a loooong time!). The area was devastated by bushfires in 2006 and flash flooding in 2011,…

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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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A boatload of boats – across Corio Bay Geelong

Boatloads of Boats - Corio Bay Geelong

A boatload of boats – across Corio Bay Geelong ​ This view across Corio Bay Geelong from Western Beach, shows the shipyards of the Western Beach Boat Club in the foreground and many boats moored in the bay, with the You Yangs on the horizon, all below heavy storm clouds in the sky. Photographed with:…

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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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Light Tower at Simonds Stadium Geelong

Light Tower at Simonds Stadium

Light Tower at Simonds Stadium Geelong ​ This light tower at Simonds Stadium Geelong, is one of four erected in 2013. These are seriously large structures and I was only able to capture the entire tower using a very wide lens (18mm equivalent at 35 mm). Simonds Stadium (Kardinia Park) is the home of football…

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Dwarf Apple

Dwarf Apple ​ Dwarf apple trees don’t produce tiny fruit, nor are they regular-sized apple trees that have been magically shrunk. They are, in fact, any apple tree cultivar that has been grafted onto miniature or dwarfing rootstock. There are many reasons why dwarf apples are so good. They are easier to spray and prune,…

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Plains Zebra at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Plains Zebra at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Plains Zebra at Werribee Open Range Zoo ​ “Cheese!” ….. A plains Zebra poses for a photograph. Zebras are equids, members of the horse family. They have excellent hearing and eyesight and can run at speeds of up to 56 kilometers per hour. They also have a powerful kick that can cause serious injury to…

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Dandelion

Dandelion

Dandelion ​ Taraxacum officinale, the common dandelion, is a flowering herbaceous perennial plant of the family Asteraceae (Compositae). It can be found growing in temperate regions of the world, in lawns, on roadsides, on disturbed banks and shores of water ways, and other areas with moist soils. T. officinale is considered a weed, especially in…

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