Chinatown Singapore Monochromes

20 January 2018, Singapore.

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(Ladakh Trip).

Links go to posts with the colour versions of the images (where there may also be more information). If an image does not have a link (or a caption), the preceding one applies.

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Crossing the bridge to the Asian Civilisations Museum with the rain coming on fast.

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Model of ninth-century ship and bowls retrieved from wreck.

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4th century Bodhisattva.

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Buddha Tooth Temple, Chinatown.

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Chinatown.

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Butterfly room, Singapore Airport.

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Gardens by the Bay Monochromes

19 January 2018, Singapore.

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(Ladakh Trip).

Links go to posts with the colour versions of the images (where there may also be more information). If an image does not have a link (or a caption), the preceding one applies.

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Hotel near Gardens by the Bay.

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Inside the Flower Dome.

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Cloud Forest.

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National Orchid Garden.

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Abstract Australia Monochromes

18 January 2018, over Australia.

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This is the first of a series of posts on monochrome conversions of images from the Ladakh trip.

These images are monochrome conversions of some of the images from the Abstract Australia post, taken from the air, mainly over Central Australia.

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Canberra Monochromes

July to December 2017, Canberra, Australia

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These are monochrome conversions from the following posts:  Australian National Botanic Gardens, Architecture Workshop with Geoff Comfort and Mount Ainslie.

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Eucalypts in Fog.

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Eucalypt bark.

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Eucalypt bark.

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Melaleuca Styphelioides (Prickly Paperbark).

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White rose with spider.

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Cobweb with dew.

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Isopogon.

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Anigozanthos manglesii (red and green kangaroo paw).

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Green butterfly on probably a Melaleuca.

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Water dragon.

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Cunningham’s Skinks.

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Kookaburra.

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Topknot pigeon.

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Pied currawong.

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Eastern grey kangaroos.

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Dragonfly wing.

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Australian National University (ANU) architecture.

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Circus Tent.

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ANU Architecture.

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Mount Ainslie

June 2017 to January 2018, Canberra, ACT

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Although we live in an inner city suburb of Canberra, we are lucky enough to have Mount Ainslie and 10,000 acres of bushland over our back fence.  Consequently, we take a walk up there every morning and sometimes I bring a camera.

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In the winter it can be quite foggy

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… which provides an element of mystery for the morning walks.

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Sometimes there are countless spiderwebs gleaming in the morning light,

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And at any time of the year, there can be interesting patterns on the bark of the eucalypts.

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Not sure what kind of tree this is, but the lichens on their trunks open after rain.

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A few of these images are on our section.  This is the trunk of a small brachychiton rupestris in the back yard.

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Small cactus on the front verandah.

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White rose in the back garden, complete with tiny spider at top right.

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Eastern spinebill just outside my study, through a dirty window.

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Back to the reserve again.  Kookaburra.

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Topknot pigeon on the power line.

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Pied currawong.

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Sulphur-crested cockatoo.

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Grey butcher bird (juvenile).

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Galah.

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Noisy miners.

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Chough’s nest.

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Cunningham’s Skinks.

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Eastern grey kangaroos.

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Echidna, visiting our back yard.

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Blue tongued lizard in back yard path.

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Dragonfly wing, found on the front step.

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Architecture Workshop with Geoff Comfort

12 November 2017, Canberra, ACT

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In early November I attended an Architecture Workshop run by Geoff Comfort, perhaps Australia’s leading architectural photographer.  I found this particularly valuable, particularly since there were only two people taking the workshop.  I was expecting a technical focus including use of tilt/shift lenses and although there was a technical element, it was more focused on visualisation and composition. A workshop with different attendees might be quite different, though.  We went to the Australian National University starting from the early morning.  In reent years there have been a number of interesting buildings constructed there.  Images follow. No need for further comment.

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Australian National Botanic Gardens

30 October 2017, Canberra, ACT

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These images were taken during a Canberra Photographic Society event at the Australian National Botanic Gardens in Canberra.   You were supposed to use a single focal length – that’s OK, I was using a prime anyway – and when I got there I found there were five themes you were supposed to follow.  I wasn’t much interested in the themes though so I only gave cursory attention to them.  What I was more interested in was attaining maximum image quality using focus stacking where necessary.  In other words, this is where you take multiple images of the same subject at different points of focus and combine them later in processing.  nine of these images are focus-stacked.

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Grevillea shuttleworthiana subsp. canarina.

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Anigozanthos manglesii (red and green kangaroo paw).

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Telopea Speciocissima (New South Wales Waratah).

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Wattlebird in Grevillea,

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Grevillea.

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Rock Garden Waterfall,

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Gymea Lilies.

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Water Dragon.

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Melaleuca Styphelioides (Prickly Paperbark).

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Green butterfly on probably a Melaleuca.

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Ducklings.

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Isopogom.

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Callistemon.

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Water dragons.

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Banksia.

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Cyathea Australis.

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Australian Hibiscus, I think..

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