April 17th, 2004
|02:15 am - Time for a photo update ...|
Some of these are from a few weeks ago, when rwrylsin and I drove up to Horsham for a wedding, then drove down to Warnambool and along the Great Ocean Road for a bit (before it got too dark and we gave up and headed to the A1 and back home to Melbourne). Others were taken ... sometime.
The photos below are all links to larger images.
The usual rules apply: These photos are mine; don't use them elsewhere without asking me first. Feel free to leave comments, though.
I went for a little walk one lunchtime, and happened to have my camera with me. The building with the ANZ sign at the top is where I work, just under half-way up. Well, where I work until next Thursday, after which I'm on leave until the 30th, and then unemployed :-)
This is what happens when I have a camera handy all the time - I take photos of the oddest things. In this case I thought "ooh, nice light", and reached for the camera.
This was about 2/3 of the way from Horsham to Warnambool, and is basically a hill in the middle of an area that is mostly dead flat plains, as the photo shows, I hope.
This was one of the earlier sights along the Great Ocean Road - much of the coast in that area is cliffs similar to this.
This is The Arch.
Erosion from tides and winds have left many spectacular rock formations along this area of the coast, such as this one.
This is looking almost straight down from one of the viewing paths near The Arch. Hasn't quite captured the clarity and essential greenness of the water, though.
Finally, the 12 Apostles. Unfortunately, we got here fairly late in the day, and clouds had been steadily gathering during the day, so they weren't as spectacular as they could be.
Current Mood: accomplished
Current Music: www.di.fm, Hard Trance channel
I dunno, the Twelve (*coff coff*) apostles are usually best taken from that position at sunset (brings out the best colouring) at least, sunset on a reasonably clear day *grins*
Apart from that, I am still dreadfully sorry I didn't catch up with you when you were passing through...
Yup, I think we missed the "reasonably clear" bit. Oh well, we'll come back some decade and try again :)
('tis ok, I'm sure we'll catch up sometime :)
|Date:||April 18th, 2004 04:05 am (UTC)|| |
your photos...so shiny *_*
your sense of aesthetic is amazing, i love the quirky pictures of little things other people don't notice ^_^
is your camera digital? i want to get a good camera myself, good if i have the pateince to save up long enough to afford it...
Yup, those photos were all digital, on a Pentax Optio S (3.2 Mp). It's positively tiny, but very versatile for its size. I did take photos along the G.O.R. with my film cameras too (35mm with Pentax PZ-1P, 120 format with Mamiya C220), but of course with those I have to find time to scan the things and put them up somewhere. Digital == instant gratification :-)
|Date:||October 21st, 2004 01:04 am (UTC)|| |
Mmmm, nice. We hit the 12 Apostles about 3pm which meant the sun was really in the wrong place to get nice pictures - next time we're going for either sunset or sunrise.
It always amazes me that anyone at all survived the Loch Ard shipwreck, just looking at the cliffs.
And beautiful volcanic (?) bits near Horsham. My favourite bit of goss about Horsham is that they have to do the handbrake-start part of the driving test on the overpass, because everywhere else is too flat...