Last weekend was sunny and still. Quite a contrast to the weather experienced this week! What better way to spend the morning than to take a walk around the wetlands of King's Billabong. Where is that you may ask. The outskirts of Mildura, near Nichols Point on the Murray River, the top of Victoria, Australia. The bush tracks led me to secluded areas of golden reeds growing in shallow waters lapping the edge of the billabong. Bushy topped grey/green gums stood tall along the bush tracks. A variety... continue reading
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Amid the dry scrublands of Central Oregon lie two engineered wetland oases - Mayfield Pond and Reynolds Pond.The source of water for these man-made reservoirs is the Deschutes River, some 12-20 miles away, via canals and ditches maintained by the Central Oregon Irrigation District.Both lie within the boundaries of the BLM (Bureau of Land Management) and are accessible to the public - for better or worse...Mayfield Pond is about halfway between Bend and Alfalfa, Oregon, accessible only... continue reading
I've always loved watching flowing water, reflections in water, dripping water, waves, waves breaking, looking through ice, ...I recently visited these amazing falls in Brazil. 168m tall and when you walk beneath them fast rushing vapour almost pushes you over.A few years ago I did some experimenting flashing light though water streams with coloured paper and card behind and got some cool effects. One of the images was even used by a friend for an album cover... continue reading
Apparently green is my color of the month...It has been a fairly wet summer in these parts (Calgary, Kelowna) as things go.Looking at some of my recent uploads I seem to have a particular bent for green!I love this shot so much that I updatee my profile picture.She is fully walking now, but here she was just starting to put it together:How about you - any particular color showing up in your uploads this summer? continue reading
After seeing everyone creating new collections I looked through my shots and decided that it was time for a wetland bird collection.I will Add your shots to it Limit 2 shots per contributorLink to the Collectionhttps://www.dreamstime.com/wetland-birds--rcollection11547-resi585695 continue reading
We do love to Moan about the weather but its driving me mad, two weeks on the Isle of Arran of rain and now every weekend Rain Rain Rain. I was reading an article the other day about a Landscape Photographer who loves the rain who watches people pack up and then gets his best shots.I must be missing something as all I get is rain on my lens all the time and this ruins my shots. So the plan is to spend this weekend in Liverpool to see what I can shoot but under the safety of my umbrella ella ella.... continue reading
Dyngus Day or Wet Monday (Polish Śmigus-dyngus) is the name for Easter Monday in Poland. It is a peculiar custom on this day and it is splashing everyone with cold water. Why, for centuries it was a pagan custom to clear your self and house before Spring will came, after Christianity came to Poland that custom had the same symbolic but related to clear you soul from sins. Pagan custom became a Christian custom and everybody is happy.It is really a watery day, elderly just asperse heads with perfumes... continue reading
This classic image is strewn across the stock community but seems to be a very popular image of choice for designers.If you fancy having a go at creating an image like this but don't have the professional set-up or equipment to capture the image with camera then you should try this very simple yet very effective tutorial for photoshop to create the desired effect.Water drop effect tutorial for photoshopRemember to make the image bigger than the tutorial states though so you have the desired... continue reading
My first blog ever........lol.....but I must say I live on south coast of UK....and it's rained rained and rained here.....so not getting out and about as much as I want to take photos......I don't seem to have enthusiasm in bad weather,,.......is anyone else out there with the same syndrome? continue reading
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