Posts Tagged "live view"

Highlights of Piazza Navona, Rome

Posted by on Oct 21, 2013 in Travel | 0 comments

Highlights of Piazza Navona, Rome

In a recent Travel Blog of mine on this site, I mentioned that I don’t often get opportunities to travel overseas, but after receiving an invitation to the Trierenberg Super Circuit Gala Awards night to pick up a Canon Gold Medal Award, the family and I decided to pack our bags and do a trip to Europe…   The first leg of our trip to Europe was to Rome, Italy.  After some suggestions from family we decided to base ourselves in the Piazza Navona area in Rome.  This in hindsight, was one of the best decisions we made from a location point of view.  We were able to access all of the major attractions by walking and exploring this intriguing part of the...

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Southbank – Santos GLNG City of Lights Laser Show

Posted by on Sep 16, 2013 in Adventures, Techniques | 1 comment

Southbank – Santos GLNG City of Lights Laser Show

The Santos GLNG City of Lights Laser Show is currently on at Brisbane’s Southbank, so what better time to get out for the night and also get some great night photos…   This was a great opportunity to do some night time photography, so I took along my Slik Pro tripod for the long exposure shots I would be taking.  This light show is quite unique in that it is staged from a huge barge containing the structure for the waterfall, some of the lighting, the apparatus for the performers, and the water jets.  Laser lights were also set up on the rooftops of some of the buildings.  The light show is also run to a musical score.  To capture these shots, I set up...

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Sights of Copenhagen

Posted by on Jun 2, 2013 in Travel | 7 comments

Sights of Copenhagen

I recently had the opportunity to travel to the city of Copenhagen for a work conference.  I couldn’t think of a better place to pack in my camera and go exploring in my free time… No matter where you go whether it’s local or international, you are always sure to find some great subjects.  It could birds at the river, historic architecture, or sights that you have never seen before, it’s a great chance to capture images that I may not see again, and isn’t that the reason to have a camera…to be able to capture these once in a lifetime shots?  Due to baggage restrictions I had to pack light for my camera gear, so I packed in my Canon...

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Flower Photo Fundamentals

Posted by on Apr 1, 2013 in Techniques | 0 comments

Flower Photo Fundamentals

Flowers make great photographic subjects due to their variety of shapes and colours, they also tend to add a calming influence to a room.  Generally flowers don’t last long, so a nice flower photo (or photos) is the next best thing.  Here we will give you some tips on how to shoot some lasting memories from these fleeting moments.               When photographing flowers, any of the various picture formats can work. Like Portrait…                       Landscape…                 In this example, the background was quite some...

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Photographing Bubbles

Posted by on Jan 13, 2013 in Techniques | 0 comments

Sometimes we are unable to spare the time to go out and photograph during the day, so sometimes we need to find things at home to photograph.  This guide will walk you through photographing Bubbles. For this you will need a tripod, a light (or flash), something bright and colourful, water, (Olive) oil, a fork, a clear glass dish, and something to raise the glass dish up.  For this I have used a glass bowl but it could easily have been some phone books (that is what they deliver them for ;) isn’t it?) You will note in the bowl I have a tea-towel, this will serve as background and give the bubbles a rainbow of colours.  This is something you will be able to...

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