Archive | February, 2015

Colour choices

27 Feb

Working on a new project and trying to decide on contrast colour for collar and cuff

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New Project

26 Feb

Today I cast on a new knitting project in a gorgeous tone on tone blue/green.  Tomorrow I’m off to the Bothwell Spin-in.  Probably lots of yarn/fibre type photos tomorrow.

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Flowers at Mumsies

25 Feb

Today I got the chance to snap some pics of a couple of the flowers at Mum’s house.  I love flowers and getting in close we see more than when admiring them in the garden.

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Laptop Rest

24 Feb

This was one of those moments when you grab a camera and snap.  DS was tweeting along with ‘reality’ tv and the dog was on his lap…….. under the iPad.  As I am never allowed to photograph DS this pic was taken with permission and is special to me.

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Storm Rolling In

23 Feb

After a rather warm night that saw the overnight ‘low’ of 20.8 degrees recorded at 10.30pm today scored a high of 31.2 degrees at 10.40am, followed by a thunderstorm at 11.40.  The rumble of thunder had me once again grabbing my camera and hoping for some good shots.  I managed a couple before the rain hit.

The first shot is my attempt with LightRoom

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The second is the camera’s ‘dramatic’ filter.

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What my eye saw is somewhere in the middle of the two.  I’m sure that spending more than 5 minutes with LightRoom will yield better results.

I Heard Thunder

22 Feb

Today was a steaming hot day for us, over 30 which is just too hot.  As I was cooking dinner I heard thunder.  So dinner was abandoned (much to hungry teenagers angst) and I grabbed the camera hoping  for lightening.  Alas, no lightening, just thunder, and quite an interesting sky.P2220052

I’ve also learned to add a copyright to my photos, thank you LightRoom.  Baby steps, but I’m still stepping.

No Powerlines

21 Feb

Tonight I noticed a couple of visitors in the back yard.  I quietly headed out the front door and peeped around the side of the house.  One cute wallaby.

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This was just on sundown so of course the sunset then captured my attention.  Best of all I was able to use lightroom to remove the powerlines.

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