Photographer, writer, procrastinator, owner of cats.

  • Joined: June 2010

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That thing I won...

Well, having actually had the experience, I’m a bit up and down on it. / On the up side, I wouldn’t have gone if I hadn’t won the competition, so there is that. On the down side, not much of what was promised actually came through. / ‘The kit that you use’ that ‘will have exceptional capabilities to capture stunning images in low light’ and that I was supposed to be briefed on beforehand didn’t e…
Posted over 6 years – 2 comments

I won something!

I don’t enter many competitions, usually because I’m sure I won’t win them. / But My Nikon Life Australia posts assignments now and then, often with prizes. One of them was called ‘Into the Night’, and they were looking for photos taken at that moment of transition from day to night. / Well. Unexpectedly, I got some good news out of the whole thing. Really, readin…
Posted over 6 years – 2 comments

New camera, but disappointing news on film

A little while back, I bought myself a film scanner for 35mm film. This has led to a couple of things. / First of all, I’ve bought my first ever film SLR. It’s a bit of a vintage job (well, if vintage is code for ‘second-hand, in indeterminate condition, bought on eBay’, then it’s vintage). It’s a Praktica Super TL, made some time between 1968 and 1975 or so…
Posted almost 7 years – 2 comments

Edited version of an old photo

I was really pleased with the way some photos came out from the pinhole camera a while back. I was thrilled with the photos, but less so with the scans that the developing place gave me – not as large as I’d hoped, or as high-res. / #The Man in Light Surrounded by Shadow / #The Gates: White Hills Cemetery / #Bendigo Sacred Heart Cathedral / #White Hills Cemetery (the flukey ‘le…
Posted almost 7 years – Leave a comment
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