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18
Jun

Shot of the Day #49

Another photo from the top of Ayers Rock/Uluru showing the deep holes eroded over time due to wind and rain. It is a panorama of only three photographs stitched together, and I managed to get Kata Tjuta in the distance.

On Uluru looking out at Kata Tjuta

On Uluru looking out at Kata Tjuta

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17
Jun

Shot of the Day #48

The climb to the top of Uluru is well worth the effort – the panoramic view is amazing and the thought that your in the middle of Australia! This photograph is a panorama stitch of fifteen photos, and as you can see a polariser has made the colours very rich, however the dark spots in the sky are a result of the maximum polarisation being 90ยบ Degrees to the sun.

On top of the largest Rock on the Planet - Uluru, Australia!

On top of the largest Rock on the Planet - Uluru, Australia! (Click to view larger)

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16
Jun

Shot of the Day #47

A Road Train parked outside a petrol station in the middle of ‘nowhere’ or as the locals like to put it ‘the middle of everywhere‘! The Northern Territory, South Australia and simply the Outback is famous for the three trailer long trucks that cruse along the highways at speeds of up to 130 km/h carrying fresh goods from town to town. The best thing about this roadside station was the five dollar ‘Pig Dog Rolls’ a light, greasy, nutritious snack filled with a sausage wrapped in a slice of bacon and a crispy pastry to hold it all together :P !

Road Train at an Outback Roadside Station - Northern Territory, Australia

Road Train at an Outback Roadside Station - Northern Territory, Australia

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15
Jun

Shot of the Day #46

Northern Territory is ‘Outback Australia’ – as their number plates say :) The Northern Territory Flag consists of the Southern Cross, the Sturt’s Desert Rose and the red/orange colour of the Land (Ochre). This photograph was taken at Anzac Hill in Alice Springs looking directly up at the flagpole and with the use of my polariser I made the sky almost black – contrasting the colours of the flag. I made some small adjustments with the techniques used in my tutorial: https://www.scottphotographics.com/how-to-make-a-photograph-lomographic-in-gimp!

The Northern Territory Flag - Anzac Hill, Alice Springs

The Northern Territory Flag - Anzac Hill, Alice Springs

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14
Jun

How to make a photograph Lomographic in GIMP

Lomography is most commonly recognised in old film photographs and is used aesthetically in photographs. I will show you a quick process to achieve this ‘Lomo’ effect in GIMP!

The Olgas, Kata Tjuta - Lomo Effect

The Olgas, Kata Tjuta - Lomo Effect

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