Posts tagged ‘Town’

8
Jul

Shot of the Day #57


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Alice Springs was named after the waterhole ‘Alice Spring’ that was named after the wife of Sir Charles Todd (the Postmaster – as the town was originally a Telegraph Station). This photograph is a stitched panorama of two images – my polariser was able emphasise the reflections on the waters surface and create a more vibrant look to the overall photo.

Alice Spring - Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia

Alice Spring - Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia

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29
Jun

The Red Centre – Outback, Northern Territory, Australia


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At the end of last month I flew to Alice Springs and explored the surroundings of Central Australia over an extended weekend. It was an unbelievable trip and the experience of almost pure Outback was so unfamiliar/unique to me that I found it was amazing how Australia offers such a dynamic range of landscapes and culture from cities to the vast outback. I documented my trip visually as you’ll see as you scroll down – although some of these images are very revealing of Central Australia it is still nothing compared to being there, however with the use of panoramic photographs I hope it offers a better representation of the broad spacious lands that I experienced.

The Red Centre - Northern Territory, Australia

The Red Centre - Northern Territory, Australia

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8
Jun

Shot of the Day #39


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Alice Springs lies very close to the centre of a Australia far from any major cities. It was originally only known for the small Telegraph Station used to relay messages across the Red Centre. The town is layed-out in almost perfect symmetry with ‘The Gap’, a natural break in the MacDonald Ranges. This panoramic view of Alice Springs was taken from on top of Anzac Hill and hand held (360° Degrees). I used a Circular Polariser and as you can see it is best when 90°Degrees to the Sun (Dark Blue region in the sky) :) !

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Alice Springs, Northern Territory - Three Sixty Panorama (Click to view larger)

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26
Apr

Shot of the Day #32


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I have been kindly lent a macro lens – Canon Macro lens EFS  60mm 1:2.8 USM – and it is amazing to shot with :) ! I’ve experimented with water-droplets and generally snapping at anything really close-up, here is a ‘Jumping-Spider’ super close-up with the macro lens and slightly cropped.

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Jumping Spider Close-up!

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11
Apr

Shot of the Day #30


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Kuala Lumpur’s China Town is a hub for cheap electronics, DVDs and watches – also an interesting part of KL, the older parts of KL with the historic markets and The Cricket Club. I used a slow shutter speed to blur the moving cars – showing Kuala Lumpur’s bustling way of life.

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Jalan Petaling

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