Here are some photos from the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers Parade 2012. Feel free to contact me on how you can get a high res image or print.
I’ve been out of it the past couple of days with the flu. In hindsight I would’ve got a flu shot but oh well. This was my first time out of the house in a few days. Just a quick run up to Picnic Point to grab a quick photo and clear my head a bit. I liked the way the dusk light was just illuminating the top of the Range slightly while leaving the rear in shadow. Took the shot as a long exposure to get the light trails from the cars going up and down the range.
Been a bit lax lately updating this blog with my latest work so you may see a few posts in quick succession.
This is a why I always carry a camera with me. I was on my way to work and as I was driving along I saw the sky start to change colour first from golden orange to an amazing deep red colour. I pulled over and took a few photos and consequently I was almost late for work. I think it was worth the risk.
This was the golden sky just as I was leaving and the sun was just about to pass over the horizon. More photos after the break.
On Tuesday night my mate and I decided to head out and do some night photography to give his new lens a good run. We now both had access to a Tokina f/2.8 AT-X 116 Pro DX lens so we decided to give them a run at the same time. The moon set around 10pm and the sky was completely clear of clouds and the milky way could easily be seen stretching from one side of the horizon to the other so we decided to do some astrophotography.
While we were setting our gear up, I put my camera on top of the car facing straight up and managed to catch this shot of the milky way.
More photos after the break.
I had another early morning finish at work this morning so I took the opportunity to head up to Picnic Point here in Toowoomba to catch another sunrise. Arrived just in time to catch the first light of the dawn. First light is pretty magical to see. Sometimes I wish I could get up this early to catch it more than I do but my work schedule makes it difficult.
The sky wasn’t doing much in the lead-up to sunset. I was hoping that the edge of the storm cloud wasn’t so far away that some light could leak under as the sun went over the horizon. Suddenly the light broke through for about a minute and illuminated the underside of the storm cloud. 45 minutes of uninspiring sky for 1 minute of great colour while standing around in the cold. Worth it.
I received a package the other day with some new landscape kit in it. I had managed to grab myself some Lee filters, specifically a 2 stop hard grad filter and a 3 stop soft edged grad filter. This afternoon I decided to put them to use. This field is usually lush with produce and blue skies but as we are heading in to winter the field has been stripped ready for the next planting.