Ignore what the EXIF information says– this was an ISO40 42-second exposure. Only scaling and cropping was done to the photo.
For a 42 second exposure with any other cheap digitial camera, it would be a image of random red and green dots. This was only possible with the CHDK alternate Canon Powershot camera firmware…
The Wallsend Enterprise Centre, between Cooper and Dan Rees Streets– “at the entrance to Wallsend”. The monthly meeting-place for LOGIN, the Linux Owners Group of Newcastle (www.newcastlelug.org).
When I used to live on Kemp St in the 1970s, this was still an abandoned collery railway shed..
The wide-angle lens mentioned in a previous post had a problem– the lens chamber was contaminated with manufacturing residue, and as I was unable to clean the internals myself due to a very esoteric pin-ring size, I had to send it back to Olympus (via the NDF Camera House in Newcastle) and get it eventually […]
Photgraphed near to the (dry) bushland pool on the Lindsay Estate at Faulconbridge.
This is technically not something made by Lindsay– it’s a bronze cast made by the National Trust of a deteriorating concrete ‘garden ornament’ he had made.
Firstly, I bought a Wide (angle) Conversion lens for my Olympus cameras…
Guaranteed to scare even more crap out of my camera-shy friends :-) … It’s to be used when taking landscape-type photography, to fit more of the view into the final image.
I felt it was also time to upgrade from the Yellow eTrex GPS. The […]
Note: it’s a large 2048×1584 image…
Smaller versions can be seen on the Flickr site -> ***
A few extra photos of the destruction caused by the June 9th storm in my local area.
Around home and Reservoir Road(several photos have hover-notes)
Wallsend - Wal Herd ParkSevere flooding in this area. Photographed at approximately 8am the morning after the storm.
Mayfield to Newcastle
Newcastle - the Pasha BulkerUnfortunately for the sake of Photography, the Police had cordoned-off the Nobbys breakwall path, probably to keep sightseers from walking up to the ship, […]
I visited the Williamstown Fighterworld muesum with Charl and Brian while geocaching through the area. One of the exhibits was a CA27 (aka a very heavily-modified Sabre F-86F), Australia’s first Jet fighter. Up close, the design of the airplane was bizarrely peculiar– we compared it with a basking shark, but it also reminded me of […]