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Port Botany

I have been thinking about photographing Port Botany for a while now. In fact I had a go a couple of months back, but didn’t research the location very well and suffered from a corrupt CF card, so ended up getting no usable pictures from that shoot. This time things were a bit different, I conducted a recce of the …

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Another “Before Work” Adventure

Today I was due to fly out to Brisbane on the 8AM flight. I figured I might have time to sneak in a quick sunrise shoot somewhere near the airport. After last weeks success with the Homebush Shipwreck photos, I figured it was worth it, and it certainly puts me in a great mood for the day. So I went …

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My Photographic Locations Map

Google Maps now has a very cool bit of functionality that allows anybody to create their own custom maps. I have started building my own map which is a guide to photographic locations that I have been to, or a list of photographic locations that I want to go to. Hopefully this map will be useful to visiting photographers coming …

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Lovely Morning… But Still No Sunrise!

Well, it’s been 4 in a row… that is 4 lousy sunrises for one reason or another…. Don’t get me wrong, yesterday and today were beautifully warm mornings, but from a photographic perspective there was very little colour in the sky. I decided to go to Narrabeen Lakes and shoot this morning. Despite the lack of cloud cover, I got …

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Better Than Last Week…

Well this week I went out for another trip to try and get a decent sunrise over Long Reef. The Good News was that I didn’t screw up the tides this time and there was plenty of the reef exposed. The Bad News was that the sunrise was pretty boring. Not a cloud in the sky! One of these days …

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Preparation…. Preparation… Preparation – NOT!

Well last weekend I reminded myself of an important lesson about preparing properly for a photo shoot. Saturday – Went down to Long Reef to try grab a half-decent sunrise over the reef. Every time I have gone down to Long Reef to try to grab this picture I have been foiled by clear skies or totally overcast skies and …

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First trip away with my new camera – Blue Mtns

Well I just got back from my first trip away with my new Nikon D200. What a lovely camera! I went up to the Blue Mountains for a trip with Ben & Tim’s school and ended up camping out each night and getting up early for some sunrise photography. I went out on Saturday morning to Wentworth Falls lake for …

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First Shoot with the D200

.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; }.flickr-yourcomment { }.flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; }.flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Fort Room in BW, originally uploaded by brentbat. Today was my first shoot with the new camera. The camera itself performed flawlessly. I love so much about the camera compared to my Nikon D70 that it is hard to …

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My New Camera Arrived!

Yesterday my new camera arrived! I am the proud owner of a bouncing Nikon D200. Taken a few experimental images to see how the camera feels, but hope to go out tonight down to the Rocks for some night photography. I also just ordered the Tokina 12-24mm zoom lens which I am also excited about. Should get that on Sunday. …

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Day 4 The Old Fort in Middle Harbour

.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; }.flickr-yourcomment { }.flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; }.flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Old Fort Tunnel, originally uploaded by brentbat. Went up with the family today to Middle Harbour Fort for a walk. The fort was a lovely place to shoot some photos… could have stayed there for hours but the family …

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