Sunday, February 26, 2012

David Kleinert Photography Workshop.


Our local Landcare group organised a photography workshop for today with local wildlife photographer David Kleinert. We spent half the morning on theory learning about what all those button and dials on your camera do. I knew they were there for a reason!

David has a great photo blog which is worth a look.

We then ventured off to a local bushland reserve to try out some of our new skills. I've picked up a few tips which I want to try out further.
Here's a few pics that I took this morning.

The photographers.

Practising my macro shots and getting background blurry.

Two butterflies having an intimate moment.

I tried and tried (I have the scratches on my legs to prove it) to get a good photo of a dragonfly but they are just too quick. This is the best one I got.

New branches.

Old branches.
Rusty boundary fence.




6 comments:

  1. great shots Julie, it's awesome when you get to hang out with other like minded souls isn't it..
    Lizzie
    xxx

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  2. Beautiful shots! It's so liberating finding out what all those bells and whistles do on your camera. I haven't looked back since I found out!

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  3. Great pics. I also need to learn about what my awesome camera can do! I just love your photo of "Óld Trees" and the butterflies are just stunning.

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  4. Just checked out David's blog - just amazing... have added to my Favourites! Thanks

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  5. Butterfly porn.....?

    I look forward to tapping you for all your new skills :-)

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  6. Hi Julie,
    Wow! Your photos are great! My favorite is the shot of the rusty barbed wire fencing.

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