Category Archives: Photography

Enkindled

Yes, that is an actual word. A combination of the AUD nearing parity with the American Dollar and the low price finally made me bite the bullet and order a Kindle 3 with a lighted cover.I A mere four days … Continue reading

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After the Thunderstorm

I hadn’t posted photos on Flickr in a long while so I thought I’d break with tradition and actually post a couple shots taken the very same day.I It was humid as all hell yesterday morning, the first day of … Continue reading

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NASA joins Flickr Commons

Although the photos are nothing new,I NASA are now sharing their archival photos on Flickr. Aside from exposure to a non-science audience, the main benefits are the well known annotation and discussion that follows with popular photos. Here’s one example; … Continue reading

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My new SGCD (Smoked Glass Colour-Draining) lens filter

I’m downsizing from my old cameraI to an E-P1, so I’ve had to hunt down a new CPL. Problem is the kit lens is 40.5mm, which must be unusual as everywhere I asked had no filters to speak of in … Continue reading

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Canon 50mm 1.8 II lens test photos

Like most people I couldn’t go past this cheap prime lens for my first non-zoom glass, and I took it into the garden to try out just how narrow 1.8 actually gets. I was really surprised by how sharp primes … Continue reading

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Redcliffe, Queensland

We were working in the (insanely expensive) Brisbane suburb of Ascot all  week, and our regular Kangaroo Point house was occupied so we decided to grab one in Redcliffe, an old double storey holiday unit block called Lutanna Sands. Since … Continue reading

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Flickrisation

In the past I’ve hosted my own photos in the shudder-inducing original GalleryI , before moving to Picasaweb, purely because I like using Picasa to manage my photos. Aside from the web interface being a bit wonky, the main problem … Continue reading

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Recent Homonymousities

It’s not unusual to be mistaken for another Chris Gray, though just this week I’ve had two cases of it. Here’s an email I received two days ago: Dear Chris!I am writing with regards to your article “Living the high … Continue reading

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Picasa gets mapped photography

Not to be outdone by competing photo hosts, Google has added their own brand of photo mapping using their current satellite and map data. I quite like it, even though there’s going to be some legwork to get the kinks … Continue reading

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Tasmanian Holiday (Part I)

Unlike previous holidays, I didn’t have the luxury of free-flowing internetI to blog during my Tasmanian sojourn, so I figured I’d make good by getting a lot more of my photos online. As I’m just over halfway there I’ve published … Continue reading

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