CBD Roaming and a Trip North

Posted by on Aug 18, 2014 | No Comments

Just thought I would share some of the pictures taken so far this month. First up there are some images snapped around the Sydney CBD on one of my weekend roams. These were captured using my Pentax K-01 with a variety or lenses including the Pentax 40mm f/2.8 XS, Super Takumar 28mm f/3.5, Super Takumar 135mm f/3.5 and Helios 44m 58mm f/2. I was also playing with the IR capabilities of this camera using a R72 filter.



The other set I wanted to share was taken on a trip north, a cruise with some friends that led us up to Wiseman’s Ferry and the surrounding area. The cameras for the day were the Nikon D60 and my trust Nikon D80IR, only one lens used, the Nikkor AF-S 16-85VR which is wonderful for both the visible and IR spectrum.


Month In Review: July 2014

Posted by on Aug 13, 2014 | No Comments

Another month has flown past, and we are almost a fortnight into this month, however I have not forgotten about you all. Today I share the images that were captured day to day over the month of July. As always it is a nice way to reflect back on the past month and will contain a mix of images used for my 365Project and those taken in the process of capturing images for the project.


As always click through to see larger and explore the rest of the images.

Weekend Drive: Mt Gibraltar

Posted by on Jul 27, 2014 | No Comments

Another week has slipped by and in an effort to keep something new to share in the monthly review I am posting some images taken just yesterday as I attempted to dodge the terrible weather and look for greener pastures with a road trip out to the Southern Highlands. In the end we manged to avoid the wet conditions and captured some images from Mount Gibraltar. All of these were taken using the Nikon J1 and various 1 Nikkor lenses.


Film: 120 and 35mm

Posted by on Jul 22, 2014 | No Comments

Another week has slipped past, but I will not disappoint and prove that it is better late than never with a duo of film sets to share.

First up is a set taken way back in April with my Leica M3 with Fujifilm Neopan ACROS. This set was so beautiful but at the same time scanned with so much dust that it took me ages to clean it up to share.


The second set was shot with my Hasselblad, a wonderful camera, one that slows you down to shoot carefully. The film of choice was Kodak Ektar 100.


Observatory, food and Sunrise

Posted by on Jul 12, 2014 | No Comments

I thought I would just quickly put up a quick post with some photos that I have yet to share. First up was another cold and windy trip up to the Blue Mountains where the elements conspired to keep us from taking any photos, but after dinner we headed down the mountain and were lured by the clearing sky and the new moon to take on the twisty roads to head out to Crago Observatory. Here we were rewarded with the opportunity to make up for a frustrating day with some clear night skies perfect for some astro. The Nikon D700 and the fisheye pairing of the Zenitar 16mm f/2.8 and the Tokina A-TX DX 10-17mm did the duties. Although I was very tempted to set up the Hasselblad for an extended exposure I did not.



Another recent photographic opportunity was a visit to Sydney’s Bishop Sessa restaurant, where I indulged in some quick snaps of my meal. If you have the time it is worth a visit as the food is great.


Finally, fresh off the press is this weekends attempt at catching the sunrise. A return to McMahon’s Pool, this time with my baby Nikon D60 doing the duties with the Nikkor AF-S 18-55mm and Voigtlander Color Skopar 20mm f/3.5.


Month In Review: June 2014

Posted by on Jul 5, 2014 | No Comments

Another month has flown by and it has been another month tucked behind the desk punctuated with brief escapes to photograph. With the cold weather settling in, it has been increasingly hard to go and take photos, especially in the mornings. Nonetheless I have kept at it, here is some work taken day to day as part of my attempt to stay on track with my 365 Project. Click through to explore the whole set