Dave Preston's PhotoBlog
Cloudy beach morning
FaTmAn and I took an early morning walk down to the beach to check out the sunrise. It wasn't the best one I have seen but we got a few shots.
posted on April 13, 2009
The reflections of the clouds on this building were great.
posted on April 05, 2009
Mont Salvat is in Melbourne. A most unusual place which I would really like to go back to with some lighting gear.
posted on April 04, 2009
From the last post you will recall that I had one image too warm and one too cold. I changed the gel on the front light for a lighter one and then had a go at…
posted on March 28, 2009
My better half
Playing around with gels on flashes/strobes. The warming gel on the first one is a little too strong for my liking. The second one was without any background…
posted on March 27, 2009
FaTmAN and I took a walk up on the hill near our place. He has a photography assignment and needed to shoot some images to construct a panorama. On the way back…
posted on March 23, 2009
Playing with water
Ok I realise that cameras, strobes and water are not a good mix but this was kinda fun to do. We found an old fish tank (without fish of course!), gave it a…
posted on March 15, 2009
A big storm this afternoon brought a little rain and these awesome rainbows.
posted on March 14, 2009
Ok not wanting to be outdone by the FaTmAn I pinched a little studio time (actually the garage, a table tennis table and the strobes) and had a play with doing…
posted on March 01, 2009
More portrait work. This time I used a speedlite through an umbrella and to get the rim lighting a speedlite behind with a CTO gel on it to give a warming glow.
posted on Feb. 22, 2009
Today FaTmAn and I got into some more serious portrait work using a variety of strobes etc. I reckon we did reasonably well and learnt quite a lot.
posted on Feb. 08, 2009
FaTmAn and I took a walk around some of Canberra's landmarks.
posted on Jan. 24, 2009
Keep on truckin'
On the way back from Melbourne, Victoria Australia I thought I would have a bit of fun with a slow shutter speed out of a moving vehicle. As the trucks came…
posted on Jan. 12, 2009
Aiko is a very cute (but somewhat noisey) cat belonging to my brother.
posted on Jan. 11, 2009
We took a trip to the Botanic Gardens at Cranbourne Victoria Australia. They have recently opened the Australia Garden. Its a wonderful place and well worth a…
posted on Jan. 09, 2009
FaTmAn and I took a stroll around the bay in Geelong Victoria Australia. It was a wonderful afternoon and the light was great. Gave us a chance to capture a few…
posted on Jan. 07, 2009
The Gwydir River in northern NSW Australia.
posted on Dec. 28, 2008