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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    Nov 11, 2013
    Melbourne, Australia
    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
    14729229206_59d98951f5_c.jpg P2100534 by K Yew, on Flickr

    #2 Paddys River Falls - Tumbarumba, NSW
    14565615219_dab5c248b5_c.jpg P2190867 by K Yew, on Flickr

    #3 Australia's highest town - Cabramurra, NSW
    14752216202_0802f09678_c.jpg P2190845 by K Yew, on Flickr

    #4
    14565853559_0107274072_c.jpg Highest Town in Australia by K Yew, on Flickr

    #5 Man from the Snowy River - Corryong, VIC
    14749956714_f5e58b7787_c.jpg yee-ha!!! by K Yew, on Flickr

    #6 Snowy Mountains Scheme - Snowy Mountains, NSW
    14772348773_9a9a78af17_c.jpg P2190844 by K Yew, on Flickr

    #7 Ghost gums - Snowy Mountains, NSW
    14565788540_ac74845de5_c.jpg Ghost gums by K Yew, on Flickr

    #8 Southern Cloud Memorial Lookout - Tumbarumba, NSW
    14752455125_d69d2f6017_c.jpg P2170624 by K Yew, on Flickr

    #9 Sunrise over thick fog - Yallourn, VIC
    14565794818_9cefd708b9_c.jpg P6120247 by K Yew, on Flickr

    #10 Hazelwood Pondage - Hazelwood, VIC
    14751998472_d789dc58cf_c.jpg Hazelwood Pondage by K Yew, on Flickr

    #11 Forster Main Beach - Forster, NSW
    14565778009_744a9c5541_c.jpg P7230460 by K Yew, on Flickr

    #12 Bennetts Head - Forster, NSW
    14752104592_498d798235_c.jpg P7230462 by K Yew, on Flickr

    #13 Trial Bay - South West Rocks, NSW (Can you spot the kangaroo?)
    14752094532_e2ee95e175_c.jpg Can you see me? by K Yew, on Flickr

    #14 Trial Bay - South West Rocks, NSW
    14565738598_b70eb3aa42_c.jpg P7230491 by K Yew, on Flickr

    #15 Sunset over Trial Bay - South West Rocks, NSW
    14565928307_2785b9ab5d_c.jpg P7230505 by K Yew, on Flickr

    #16 Smoky Cape Lighthouse - Smoky Cape, NSW
    14752352535_7f6f7d83fe_c.jpg P7230519 by K Yew, on Flickr

    #17 Starry Night - Smoky Cape, NSW
    14772211523_33932687d3_c.jpg P7240533 by K Yew, on Flickr

    #18 Sunrise over Little Bay - South West Rocks, NSW
    14565751660_87471f63a5_c.jpg a new day, a new hope by K Yew, on Flickr

    #19 Tacking Point Lighthouse - Port Macquarie, NSW
    14772190203_762286ed59_c.jpg P7250598 by K Yew, on Flickr
     
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  2. bnefit

    bnefit Mu-43 Regular

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    Nov 11, 2013
    Melbourne, Australia
    Kelvin
    #20 Sunset in Williamstown, VIC
    14829090638_2bb5d1ea8d_c.jpg Sunset in Williamstown by K Yew, on Flickr
     
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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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    Kelvin
    #21 Sunrise at Govetts Leap - Blackheath, NSW
    14939728068_69cb8a483d_c.jpg Govetts Leap by K Yew, on Flickr
     
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  5. bnefit

    bnefit Mu-43 Regular

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    Nov 11, 2013
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    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.

    O8168007_CaOn_adj-s.jpg

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

    M8315179-tl-cr-s.jpg

    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

    May 5, 2010
    Westminster, MD
    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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    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

    bnefit Mu-43 Regular

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    Melbourne, Australia
    Kelvin
    Been back to Singapore for holidays as well as the Formula One Grand Prix. Back to the rat race now and it is time to continue with the exploration!!!

    #22 Abandoned but not Forgotten - Wentworth Point, NSW
    15489396726_8e4fb29345_c.jpg Abandoned but not Forgotten by K Yew, on Flickr
     
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  14. bnefit

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    Kelvin
    #23 Henley Beach Jetty, Henley Beach, SA
    14933291694_22b965104c_c.jpg
    PA150128 by K Yew, on Flickr
     
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  15. bnefit

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

    #25 Sunset at Brighton, Brighton, VIC
    15044768424_96a3fee699_c.jpg PA270152 by K Yew, on Flickr

    #26 Victoria Harbour, Docklands, VIC
    15641761066_e01d6c46cd_c.jpg Docklands by K Yew, on Flickr

    #27 I am a Super Star, Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, Docklands, VIC
    15045349003_61c60ddc65_c.jpg
    I am a Super Star by K Yew, on Flickr
     
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  16. bnefit

    bnefit Mu-43 Regular

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  17. bnefit

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    Kelvin
    #29 Decommissioned - Armory Wharf, Newington, NSW
    15732515121_a7549a96b5_c.jpg
    Decommissioned by K Yew, on Flickr
     
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  18. datagov

    datagov Mu-43 All-Pro

    Dec 2, 2012
    New York
    Melbourne Sunset

    PA234655_01.jpg
     
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  19. bnefit

    bnefit Mu-43 Regular

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    Kelvin
    Thanks for sharing datagov.

    May I know where did you take this sunset?
     
  20. datagov

    datagov Mu-43 All-Pro

    Dec 2, 2012
    New York
    I took that shot on the observation deck of the Excel tower. Hard place to shoot actually. Lots of people up there, distracting lights, reflections in the window.