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Midweek Moment #26

Monique and I have gone with simplicity this week. My photo is of leaves from a yucca plant in our backyard. We planted half a dozen of these about ten years ago. At the time, they were about knee-high but, unlike most plants in our garden, they have thrived and now...

Midweek Moment #25

I’ve been without a camera this week, and I feel as if my third eye is missing. But after a few visits to the beach, the photos were looking rather salt-streaked, so I’ve taken it in for a clean. This photo is from my archives—it’s the first photo I ever took in...

Midweek Moment #24

Summer and school holidays mean longer, slower days, so of an evening, I've been taking myself down to the beach and trying out long-shutter speeds on my camera. This, however, has been largely unsuccessful. I lost my thongs to a rogue wave on the first visit, and the...

Midweek Moment #23

Summery Midweek Moments from both of us today: I took this photo of a frangipani in our pool. The flower was already struggling in the heat and chlorinated water, but I still liked the photo. Maybe it's the detail: the colour of the petals, the tiny water droplets,...

Midweek Moment #22

Welcome back to Midweek Moment 2016!  Despite the holidays and the festive atmosphere, we've both been reflective in our choice of photo for the week. I took my photo on our recent trip to Queensland, while on a boat out to the Great Barrier Reef. On land, the sky...

Midweek Moment #21

Monique and I wish all of our Midweek Moment readers a joyous Christmas and a safe end to 2015. We'll be back in the New Year with more moments and photos. Thank you all for reading, liking, and commenting on these posts, and for enjoying our moments as much as we...

Midweek Moment #20

This is our twentieth MM—it certainly doesn't feel like that long since we started! Since we've begun, I find I'm noticing more around me, the little details, and I'm always on the lookout for something interesting, or seeing it in a different way. It's also helped me...

Midweek Moment #19

Monique and I have been out and about with our cameras this week, photographing things with wings: With school finished for the year, and before the mad rush to Christmas, I've snatched a few days away to write. I’m out of range of internet and mobile (I've slipped...

Midweek Moment #18

Our daughter is the cook in our house, and I’m proud to say she does a much better job of it than her mother. She farewelled a long-time school friend who is returning to Japan this coming weekend, so she made lamingtons, because they’re Australian. She also made...

Midweek Moment #17

I keep returning to flowers as a subject for my photos, because not only do they look pretty, but, unlike birds, they let you get as close as you like, and, unlike dogs, they stay where you put them! Earlier in the week, I found a use for the jars I've collected, and...

Midweek Moment #16

This week, Monique and I both found birds—well, birds of a sort ... Yesterday, I happened upon a flock of corellas in a gum tree. They're certainly not unusual to find around here, particularly at this time of year. Normally, my bird photos are rather ordinary...

Midweek Moment #15

I love our Moments this week: I decided to experiment with water, so I took my camera to a nearby park and photographed the drink fountain, as you do. The sun was high and the light was bright, but I still had to increase the ISO for a shutter speed fast enough to...

 

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