Walking to a meeting in Sydney, the sun was shining onto the glass facade of an anonymous office building. The light reflected in shimmering pools on the side of a sandstone building, making the uniform shapes seem quite organic.
Submitted the the WordPress weekly photo challenge Shine.
In response to the Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Harmony.
You may detect an element of irony 🙂
Fujifilm have announced their new ‘Pro’ camera, and it looks pretty fantastic. I have loved the Fujifilm dedication to their own vision of what a camera should be – small and light, but with high quality design and manufacturing that combines wonderfully “traditional” style handling (i.e. good ergonomics and manual controls instead of lots of menus) with some ground-breaking technology. Not only do their cameras take good photos, but the experience of using them is very natural and harks back to the classic 35mm film cameras that we remember fondly.
I’ve started up an X-Pro 2 resource page, which I will continue to update as I discover more.
An uncharacteristic drop in temperature and overnight rain transformed the endless vista of the mountains into an intimate landscape with pockets of life rising up from the valley floor.
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We’ve had a welcome break for a week, and visited friends in Tasmania. We did some touring of the national parks around Cradle Mountain, and made our way to Liffey Falls, where we went for a hike through the rain forest. It’s a beautiful place, with lots of shade beneath the trees, and the ground is easy going.
The Liffey Falls themselves are a series of falls, and the track takes you down them, with great lookouts along the way. At the bottom the trees overhang the edges, creating patterns of light that dance on the water.
I took this with my Fuji Film X-E1 and 14mm lens, along with a B+W 10 stop filter, on a tripod, to get the long exposure. The light weight of the Fuji Film gear, along with a carbon fibre tripod makes a big difference in the “carryability” of my setup – especially welcome on the upward climb!