MindShift Gear (the outdoor photography bag spin-off company of Think Tank Photo) announces the release of its multi-purpose Contact Sheet. Designed for photographers who work in wet or dirty environments and who need a clean, dry work area, this 3.5’ x 5’ ultralight, waterproof ground tarp provides a barrier from the elements. The 3.5’x5’ Contact […]
Painting With Light: Light Art Performance Photography By JanLeonardo Woellert and Joerg Miedza Rocky Nook, Santa Barbara ISBN: 978-1-933952-74-1 The Painting With Light book is a documentation of a body of work and a process of creation that is interesting and extending of the bounds of photography. This is not a how to book. Rather […]
For us creative types there is a real compulsion to create. Exercising our creativity is also a key to maintaining our balance and harmony.
Here is an assortment of landscape images I shot recently on my converted 350D.
In the area around Creswick in central Victoria there are the often large remains of tailings from the gold mines that dotted the area in the 19th Century. These are called Mullock Heaps and mainly consist of overlying rock and quartz. While to some these are a blot on the rural landscape, to a photographer […]
Like we always do, we tested the Panasonic G1 over an extended time for its infrared photography potential.
As the weather and my schedule have permitted, I have been out doing panorama photography with my IR converted Canon 350D and a slightly modified Gigapan Epic motorized panorama platform. A fairly calm and sunny day allowed me some time in the Fitzroy Gardens in Melbourne.
The GigaPan Epic is designed to only handle smaller compact digital cameras. But a bit of ingenuity allowed me to use my Canon 350D, which was converted for infrared photography, with the Epic to produce IR panoramas.
Following comments about our After the Fires in Infrared Photography first article (the second will go up shortly), I am also putting up a series on the fire locations that I am shooting in color.
MaxMax.com, the people who converted my 350D and will do my next camera, also sell filters. I’ve been testing a number of their infrared filters of late and the first one I will talk about is their unusual XDP filter.
Over the last month I’ve been doing a lot of photography out in the country. Some of this has been of wild areas but much of it has been the rural farm country. I shot with my converted for infrared Canon 350D digital camera, mostly with either my Canon 100-400mm L series lens or with […]
Late March, as part of my healing through photography process, I was up the You Yangs, a granite outcropping outside of Melbourne. From there I took this shot of Melbourne with my IR converted 350D and my 100-400 lens. [geo_mashup_map]
The Black Saturday bushfires in central Victoria occurred on the 7th of February, 2009. The day had temperatures that peaked at 46.4 degrees Celsius (115.5 Fahrenheit) and very high winds.