Monthly Archives: March 2013

Wow..

Last night was my first ‘I’m the pro photographer’ convention. Got the back drop set up, two light stands, broke out the light meter, tested, set camera and had at it. It’s amazing how fast and accurate the photography is … Continue reading

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Not that I believed it for a nano second, but I did find it funny

Spammers should invest in proof readers or at least engage the spell checker, and lay off the capslock. FBI Headquarters935 Pennsylvania Avenue, NWWashington, D.C. 20535-0001 THE F.B.I ANTI DIPLOMATIC FRAUD UNIT ARE AWARE THAT YOU HAVE BEENDEFRAUDED BY FRAUDE STARS … Continue reading

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Because they can

Adobe/Apple’s excuses for grossly inflating the prices Aussies pay. I opened my Adobe Account when I was living in the US. Little did I know I would end up at the receiving end of Adobe’s price gouging geoblocking business model … Continue reading

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That was quick

Just got my Vista Print business card. I think the card stock used this time around is actually better than the first batch. I had to do some editing, as the association I was part of folded due to the … Continue reading

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A bit of goodish news

The 100-400 L lens is on its way back. I got a very polite email from Canon Repair AU. What annoys me about this, is yes, I bought the lens ‘used’ (previous owner bought to photography his sons’ soccer game, … Continue reading

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Interim Re-potting

Although I have been asking to go to Bunnings to get some new plant pots, and potting soil for 2 weeks, never seem to get there. So, found and repurposed one planter as a temporary home for my two new … Continue reading

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Trying to stay awake until around 9:30pm

Got up at 4:30 this morning to get to Cottesloe Beach before the mad rush, and to catch early morning light to take photos of this years Sculpture By the Sea. Got some fantastic photos. Of all of them, I … Continue reading

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Now this is tech strangeness

I’ve been using the built in Dgital TV tuner in my computer for years. No problems. For some odd reason, Channel 9 started becoming intermittent. Viewable at during the day, disappearing in the evening. Then yesterday, it disappeared all together. … Continue reading

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Sent this to Canon Australia.. and they liked it!

Loki, Canon “Spokescat” showcasing a Canon 5DMkIII, 70-200 EF IS USM with a 2xMkIII extender.

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We interrupt your fantasy for a bit of factual data

Fact: The Federal Deficit is shrinking. And it’s projected to hit a 5 year low this year. Citations: Bloomberg; American Back Spending-Cut Delay Amid Budget Deal Push. Congressional Budget office: The Budget and Economic Outlook: Fiscal years 2013-2023. But 90% … Continue reading

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