We went for a little walk around Albert Park Lake the other day. It’s mid-spring here (though you wouldn’t know it by the weather, thank you Melbourne.) Because it’s spring, there are cygnets by the bucketful swanning around, and I needed to take some photos.
This post is dedicated to friend & fellow aid worker @chasingcarly whose adventures [currently in Yemen] you can follow over at Chasing Carly, and whose adventures in cute furry animals you can follow at Travel Tails. I am fairly sure that if Carly were to become potentate of the known universe, her first decree would be to insist that furthermore, all currency transactions take place in the form of exchanges of photographs of cute furry animals.
Please enjoy the fluffiness.
For those of you needing a closer look at this cuteness, please see below:
Look at the fluffiness. LOOK AT IT.
Sometimes the fun is in finding the beauty in plain, every day objects. Like a wooden birdtable. This one is in my parents’ garden, taken before Christmas (when things weren’t quite so dry and yellow…). I really like the streaks of cloud in that rich blue sky, the strong greens, the sharp linear frame of the wooden structure versus the soft vegetation, and the play of afternoon light on the angles.
This was one of the first shots I took with my Canon EOS 5D, that most beautiful of technological creations. I was getting used to having a DSLR in my hands after nine months of messing around with my trusty but limited Canon Powershot G9. Shooting full-frame on a wide-angle lens is something special- I’ve got some posts lined up from my new Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8, which is one spectacular piece of glass.
Sorry I haven’t posted much in the last week or so. I’ve been working most nights up to 11.30 and later, and things have been a bit hectic. Hoping that’ll settled down for the next couple of weeks and I’ll try and have some more images up. I’m still clocking them up faster than I can post, there’s hundreds yet to come… ;o)