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Australia: Discover & Explore

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by bnefit, Jul 27, 2014.

  1. bnefit

    bnefit Mu-43 Regular

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    Kelvin
    Hello all

    My job requires me to travel interstate or overseas occasionally and I thought I'd share with you some of the photos I have taken so far this year. Hope you will enjoy it and I will update the thread whenever I have new photos. Please feel free to comment and provide constructive feedback which will then allow me to improve on my photography skills.

    #1 Yass, NSW
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    P2100534 by K Yew, on Flickr

    #2 Paddys River Falls - Tumbarumba, NSW
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    P2190867 by K Yew, on Flickr

    #3 Australia's highest town - Cabramurra, NSW
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    #4
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    Highest Town in Australia by K Yew, on Flickr

    #5 Man from the Snowy River - Corryong, VIC
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    #6 Snowy Mountains Scheme - Snowy Mountains, NSW
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    #7 Ghost gums - Snowy Mountains, NSW
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    #8 Southern Cloud Memorial Lookout - Tumbarumba, NSW
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    #9 Sunrise over thick fog - Yallourn, VIC
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    #10 Hazelwood Pondage - Hazelwood, VIC
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    #11 Forster Main Beach - Forster, NSW
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    P7230460 by K Yew, on Flickr

    #12 Bennetts Head - Forster, NSW
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    P7230462 by K Yew, on Flickr

    #13 Trial Bay - South West Rocks, NSW (Can you spot the kangaroo?)
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    Can you see me? by K Yew, on Flickr

    #14 Trial Bay - South West Rocks, NSW
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    #15 Sunset over Trial Bay - South West Rocks, NSW
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    #16 Smoky Cape Lighthouse - Smoky Cape, NSW
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    #17 Starry Night - Smoky Cape, NSW
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    #18 Sunrise over Little Bay - South West Rocks, NSW
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    a new day, a new hope by K Yew, on Flickr

    #19 Tacking Point Lighthouse - Port Macquarie, NSW
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  2. bnefit

    bnefit Mu-43 Regular

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    Nov 11, 2013
    Melbourne, Australia
    Kelvin
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  3. Ross the fiddler

    Ross the fiddler Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    A lovely set! :2thumbs: Now you can sing "I've Been Everywhere Man!", except you haven't been to the Blue Mountains! :tongue: :biggrin:
     
  4. bnefit

    bnefit Mu-43 Regular

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  5. bnefit

    bnefit Mu-43 Regular

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    Nov 11, 2013
    Melbourne, Australia
    Kelvin
    Now I have!!! lol

    Was at Govetts Leap this morning. Sunrise wasn't epic and it was freezing!!! I think I didn't get the settings right on this one so I will be back!
     
  6. Ross the fiddler

    Ross the fiddler Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    I bet it was cool this morning! With a little (slight amount of) snow overnight & the wind chill factor too. It's certainly a lovely sunrise view of it though.

    This is the best I could get a couple of weeks ago.

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    And last Sunday a view from Scenic World, Katoomba of the Three Sisters & Mount Solitary.

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    Pretty ordinary lighting unfortunately & either too cloudy or hardly any at all.
     
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  7. bnefit

    bnefit Mu-43 Regular

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    Melbourne, Australia
    Kelvin
    Good stuff and thanks for sharing!

    Narrowneck is next on my list when I get time to go up there again.
     
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  8. Ross the fiddler

    Ross the fiddler Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    That should be fun. It's been ages since I've been out there & I think it was in my 1974 Corolla during the later 70's that I dove it out as far as I could, crossing some deep ruts & denting the floor on one (I had to panel beat the floor under the seat). I'll be looking forward to seeing some of the photos.
     
  9. JudyM

    JudyM Mu-43 All-Pro

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    What a great look at your countryside, thanks for posting these. I love the way the sunlight reflects off the rocks in the Govetts Leap shot.
     
  10. bnefit

    bnefit Mu-43 Regular

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    Nov 11, 2013
    Melbourne, Australia
    Kelvin
    Thanks for your compliments :smile:
     
  11. Firedogg

    Firedogg Have cash, will spend

    Fantastic set of photos Kelvin.
    Looks like you've spent some time around the NSW and Vic coastlines.
    I love the Starry Night.
    I hope to see more of your work soon.
     
  12. bnefit

    bnefit Mu-43 Regular

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    Nov 11, 2013
    Melbourne, Australia
    Kelvin
    Hi Michael

    Thanks for your compliments and I'm glad you like the photos that I've taken so far. I'll keep on shooting and post my work whenever I can. :smile:

    I like the Starry Night too but somehow I find that photo a bit too noisy. ISO was 3200 and perhaps my limited Lightroom skills didn't help too. It would be ideal if there is less noise....anyway I'll keep trying!!!
     
  13. bnefit

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  15. bnefit

    bnefit Mu-43 Regular

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    Kelvin
    #24 Bathing houses, Brighton, VIC
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    Bathing Houses by K Yew, on Flickr

    #25 Sunset at Brighton, Brighton, VIC
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    #26 Victoria Harbour, Docklands, VIC
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    #27 I am a Super Star, Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, Docklands, VIC
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  16. bnefit

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  17. bnefit

    bnefit Mu-43 Regular

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  18. bnefit

    bnefit Mu-43 Regular

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    Nov 11, 2013
    Melbourne, Australia
    Kelvin
    Thanks for sharing datagov.

    May I know where did you take this sunset?
     
  19. bnefit

    bnefit Mu-43 Regular

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    Nov 11, 2013
    Melbourne, Australia
    Kelvin
    Eureka Tower you mean? Nonetheless, very nice shot :smile:
     
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  20. bnefit

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