Day 24

img_0894Today was a day of epic storms. 

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Apparently the people across the lake thought it made for prime swimming conditions though.  Yeah, something about lightning and a large body of water must have sounded magical. 

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We got so much rain it filled a pot with water in the space of like, an hour.

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The rain made the water all nice and warm, so this swan came floating past by house all chilled out…

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Well it was chilled out until Indy came barelling down the hill to bark at it.

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What can I say?  Another day in paradise.

January 25, 2009. Tags: , , , , . Uncategorized. Leave a comment.

Day 23

So after our night touring Southbank, I woke up and realised I’d matched my t-shirt to the wallpaper.  Most people wouldn’t notice this, to me this prompted a photo shoot?

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This is what I look like in the fifteen minutes after waking.

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When I got home I found Jazz committing a pretty major crime.  Not only did she have a bone inside the house, she had it on a bed and – wait for it – was trying to bury it in the mattress!  The dogs hate the camera so I pointed it at her as some kind of punishment.  It didn’t work.

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I then noticed that the people across the lake still have their outdoor Christmas lights on.   It’s almost Australia Day!

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Yeah, I need a tripod.  I took this shot and was like, “OMG, accidental bokeh!”

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On closer inspection it was just accidental fail.

January 25, 2009. Tags: , , . Uncategorized. Leave a comment.

Day 12

I promise there will be no sunsets today…

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Because I have some TOTALLY AWESOME midday sky instead!

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Oh, and there has to be a dog photo.  I can’t help it.  She just looks so silly with her tongue like that!

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And a new entry for this blog – water fowl!  I’m branching into aquatic birds now, hope that excites you.

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January 16, 2009. Tags: , , . Uncategorized. Leave a comment.

Day 7

I have to stop shooting in the afternoon!

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 The peace lilly that lives outside our front door.

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Our young “pup”, Jazz.  Like Indy, she’s a blue heeler staffy cross.

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I’m in love with her eye patch!

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And how she has tiny white eyelashes on one eye.

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January 8, 2009. Tags: , , , . Uncategorized. Leave a comment.

Day 6

Today I tried to photograph my dinner, but I don’t really understand how this light business works so the result was better than the lentil soup but still off.   Doesn’t help that cous cous is not photogenic!

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So then I tried to photograph Indy, who was all “hellz to tha no” about that suggestion:

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But he came around eventually!

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“Hugs plz!”

Still wish I had better light (and had a better idea of how to use it) but it’s something.

January 7, 2009. Tags: , , . Uncategorized. Leave a comment.