Photo Friday Music Winner Sasha!


What camera did you use? I am using now already aging Canon 1000D DSLR and hopefully I will be able to upgrade to a semi pro DSLR in the next year.
What settings did you use? This shot is taken with 18-55mm kit lens @ 55mm (f 5.6 1/250 ISO 100)
Did you edit this image, if […]

Photo Friday Sunrise and Sunset Winner Shirley!

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What camera did you use? Canon 7D
What settings did you use? 10s f16 ISO 100 @ 10mm
What inspired this shot? Shooting with friends at the beach, a great way to end the day
Did you edit this image, if so what did you do and with what program? Minimal editing, primarily a levels and contrast adjustment […]

Photo Friday Black and White Winner Alison!


What camera did you use? I used an Olympus PEN E-P3
What settings did you use?  f6.3, 1/160 shutter speed, 28mm, ISO 200 in natural light
What inspired this shot? I was trying to photograph water drops from a watering can being blown by a fan but it wasn’t working so we dumped a heap of flour […]

Photo Friday Open Entry Winner Michelle!

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What camera did you use?
Canon 5DMKII.
What settings did you use?
ISO 100, 50mm focal length, f/13, 1/125sec.  I used two or three lights, the main light to my left, (I think) a very low powered fill light to my right (facing straight ahead) and a light to the right of “Daisy” aimed at her face to […]

DSLR Gear – No Idea!

Just launched, a Tongue-in-cheek representation of people who buy a DSLR but don’t necessarily know how to use them. What do you think?

Photo Friday Friendship Winner Colleen!

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What camera did you use?  Canon EOS 5DMKII
What settings did you use? Exposure 1/640, Aperture f/5.6, Focal Length 160mm, ISO Speed 1000.
What inspired this shot? During summer we live outdoors, and the dog would just follow our son everywhere, I spent many hours just practising using my camera on them both.
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Photo Friday Industrial Winner Chez!


What camera did you use?
I used a 5DmkII with a 24-70L on a Sherpa tripod with a remote trigger.
What settings did you use?
I set the focus using “auto” then switched to manual so after I framed the shot how I wanted it, it wouldn’t focus on the background. I got my friend to start welding […]

Photo Friday Peace & Tranquility Winner Susan!


What camera did you use?
I use a canon 450D

What settings did you use?
AV mode, F/6.5, ISO 100

What inspired this shot?
My daughter and I had got up very early to go see what we could find to shoot in the early morning light and when driving around the lake I spotted the island just coming out of the mist […]

Fine Art Inspiration

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Jackie Ranken’s photography delivers magical, whimsical and innovative images that delight the viewer.
With fond memories of her Dad’s family-themed Christmas cards, Canon EOS Master Jackie Ranken was bitten by the photo bug at a very early age. “Those photographs still exist, they are really quite funny,” says Ranken. Indeed Ranken admits that these annual Christmas […]

Photo Friday ‘R’ Winner Tristan


What camera did you use?
I used my old Nikon D5000 because I wanted to use my 10.5mm fisheye lens to enable myself to capture all of the movement of the ride.
What settings did you use?
Obviously the fisheye has a fixed focal length of 10.5mm with a shutter speed of 1/200 at f/8.0 with an ISO of 200
 What […]