Category Archives: Yeppoon

Hedrich Blessing goes to the beach


Hedrich BlessingĀ is a reknowned US photographic firm, established way back in 1929. Check out their blog. I guess they finally turned their back on digital gear a couple of years ago. I was wanting an affordable f1.4 lens, and went … Continue reading

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On the beach (sand in the sprockets)


There aren’t really any sprockets if you use 120 film, of course. And I took a lot more photos with my phone than with my bright redĀ  plastic Holga. But if there were sprocket holes in the film in the … Continue reading

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Irukandji


Most of my life I’ve lived in the one spot. When you get old enough to see your own children growing up in the same place – but in a very different time – it changes your relationship with where … Continue reading

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catching the King Tide


Growing up in Central Queensland, and enjoying long, seemingly endless beach holidays was wonderful. I was very in tune with the tide, with the relationship between king tides, tropical lows, wind and rain direction. At least, I thought it was. … Continue reading

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My first steps with Holga


I have worn out my first Holga. I took it along to my father-in-law’s 80th birthday celebrtion and I couldn’t depress the shutter lever. RIP plastic brick with “optical lens”. I thought it might be interesting (and let’s face it, … Continue reading

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Photographing Comet Lovejoy


On Christmas Day I read that we were in the last few days to view a naked-eye comet [I wonder if that “n” word will get me extra hits from Google]. I still regret having been on holidays for the … Continue reading

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That time of year


It’s that time of year again. As we near Christmas, and most of us of near holidays, the air soups up with humidity, the clock seems to stretch and we all start to see ourselves in a hammock, by a … Continue reading

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