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Mermaid Pools - Tahmoor

I'm starting to enjoy the walking. I didn't think I would; it always seemed to a bit mundane to me. I guess, walking around a block a few times would be mundane, but add a great location and suddenly the walks make sense. That is what I felt…
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Little Beach Bombi Moor and Mt Bouddi Circuit Track

Note to self: When the name of the track contains the work Mount - be prepared to do some climbing. 102 floors, to be precise, according to my fitness tracking gizmo. Little Beach Bombi Moor and Mt Bouddi Circuit Track was not a walk in the…
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Cheapest backup system for images

I take pictures for a living so a reliable backup of my images is really not optional. I have to make sure that I am able to deliver images to my client. What is optional is how much I have to spend on the backup, and I think I found the cheapest…
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Ayutthaya - the capital of the kingdom of Siam

Ayutthaya - full name Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, is the former capital of Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya province in Thailand. Located in the valley of the Chao Phraya River. It was formed by a former king U Thong, who went there to escape the epidemic…
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Fast photography workflow with Fast Raw Viewer

I wrote a quick review of Alien Skin Exposure X3 the other day and I remembered that I still have and use my trusted Fast Raw Viewer. It's a brilliant piece of software designed mainly for culling images from a shoot. Well, I should probably…
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Alien Skin Exposure X3 vs Lightroom

Exposure X3 vs Lightroom after a month of using Exposure X3 I've been using Exposure X3 for all my client work for about a month now. This post is about my experience and comparison between Exposure X3 vs Lightroom. It is not an exhaustive…
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We have a cat

We have a cat. No, it's not our cat. It belongs to our neighbors, but she spends most of her time in our apartment. It's kind of interesting that the owners let her out of their apartment all the time. I remember first time she jumped to our…
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Mushroom picking around Sydney - the season started

2021 Update 7 Apr 2021 - Jenolan Caves roads closed due to damage caused by the recent rains. They hope to reopen from April 19th. We'll be checking google maps before we go, and we'll definitely try these forests before the season ends…
Travel blog Vermont USA
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Vermont - USA - the colours and covered bridges

The state of Vermont, USA is located just south of the Canadian border. We entered USA in Vermont and spent only a day there. We didn't have a specific destination. Just wanted to see the famous covered bridges for which Vermont is famous for. We…
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Kady Portrait Lifestyle session

Another very successful portrait session with the beautiful and talented Kady. Kady is a model and social influencer. She is modeling clothes from her own collection. We shot locally which was more than convenient for me, however we're planning…
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Cheapest Sydney Harbour Cruise - Sydney to Manly ferry

If you want to cheapest Sydney Harbour cruise you don't go to a travel agent. You use your Opal card; and if you do it on a Sunday, you can make as many trips as you want and it will only cost you $2.60 for the entire day. I think that is…
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How to take pictures in manual mode

Knowing how to take pictures in manual mode is one of the fundamentals of photography. I would recommend that to anyone who owns a proper camera. It will help you understand the process and as you'll see from the practical guide below, it is…