From, not of, a balloon…


From, but not of a balloon today: This image shows the flagpole atop Parliament House, canberra, with the old ‘temporary’ Parliament House in the background. the symetry of this image make it work for me. hardware: Canon EOS 1D MkIIN, EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USMExposure: ISO200, 1/320s @ f/5.6, -0.33EV, 135mmPost: Black point, contrast, sharpening.

Balloons over Canberra…


With the sun rising and turning the cold dawn into a beautiful morning, ballooning over Canberra was a wonderful place to be. The sun’s rays, the balloons and the wonderful colours make this a beautiful image. Hardware: Canon EOS 1D MlIIN, EF 24-105mm f/4L Exposure: ISO200, 1/1600s @ f/4.5, 24mm Post: Increased black point, sharpening,Continue reading “Balloons over Canberra…”

Watching the ball…


Kid’s football is fun to shoot, but use a high shutter speed to freeze the action. Unless you have a high-end late model DSLR, use the centre focussing spot and crop: it will focus faster than the other spots. Hardware: Canon EOS 1D MkIIN, EF 70-200 f/2.8 Exposure: ISO400, 1/640s @ f/8, 200mm Post: crop,Continue reading “Watching the ball…”