Posts Tagged ‘Photo’

Avalon Airshow 2017

Avalon Airshow

Avalon Airshow – Airshow Downunder – March 2017     In March every second year, the Avalon Airshow comes to town – virtually in my backyard.  It is always a good opportunity for an exciting collection of photos, that you normally have no way of capturing in such a short space of time.  Here is…

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Emirates Stakes Day 2015

Emirates Stakes Day Flemington

Emirate Stakes Day at Flemington – Melbourne Cup Carnival 2015   The Melbourne Cup Carnival in November is the highlight of the horse racing calendar in Melbourne.  Each year in Spring, the carnival captures the attention of many – those interested in horse racing, those interested in fashion, those interested in a good party and…

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San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge

San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge

The Many Faces of the Golden Gate Bridge The Golden Gate Bridge is one of the iconic symbols of the city of San Francisco, and considered one of the wonders of the modern world.  According to the Frommers travel guide, the Golden Gate Bridge is “possibly the most beautiful, certainly the most photographed, bridge in…

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The Corellas at Little River

The Corellas at Little River

Every year in early December, a flock of hundreds of Long-billed Corellas migrates to Little River and calls that township home until the colder months, when presumably they migrate to the north, to return again the following summer. These guys love the big gum trees around Little River, where they frolic and feed and conduct…

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Tiger at Melbourne Zoo

Indrah the Tiger at Melbourne Zoo

Indrah – Tiger at Melbourne Zoo. ​ Late in March, I visited the Melbourne Zoo early on a lovely autumn morning. As a Zoo member, I was able to enter the Zoo prior to the general public. As a result, everything was very quiet and the animals were still quite active. This is Indrah, the…

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Trains at Hawksburn Station

Train at Hawksburn Station

Trains at Hawksburn Station. ​ Hawksburn is a railway station in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, located in the suburb of South Yarra, on the Pakenham, Frankston and Cranbourne railway lines. The railway station was opened in 1889. (Source: Wikipedia) Photographed with: Olympus Pen EP-3, with Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42 mm f3.5-5.6 lens set at 42…

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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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Majestic Gum Trees – a snake’s view

Majestic Gums - a snakes view

Majestic Gum Trees – a snake’s view ​ I had previously (in August) photographed this stand of majestic gum trees, and revisited the scene today in different light and because I now have that very wide angle lens I was yearning for back when I visited here last with my camera. Just for something different,…

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Can you hear the drums Fernando….

Fernando at Corio Quay

Can you hear the drums Fernando…. ​ A freighter called “Fernando” loads containers and timber logs at Geelong’s Corio Quay facility. Photographed with: Olympus Pen EP-3, with Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42 mm f3.5-5.6 lens set at 14 mm, f13 and +/- 2EV exposure bracket at ISO 200. Can you hear the drums Fernando…. –…

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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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