From a recent wedding   2 comments

A recent beach wedding.  Not sure I like the way the blog is showing my posts which is why I have not posted for a while


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Posted June 13, 2014 by juliehollandphotography in Uncategorized

sea eagle photos   Leave a comment

After months of seeing the eagles sailing past me when most time I either had the wrong camera, wrong lens or the conditions did not suit, the bird was too far off etc. today I finally got these photos. taken with my 5DIII and 100-400L. I was walking along the usual haunt looking out for raptors as there have been a few around lately when I saw him coming, he was reasonably close and circled around three times swooping down behind the scrub as he obviously had some prey in sight. I’m pretty happy with these shots, all that’s been done is levels and cropping and a couple have had some sharpening applied but that’s it. well to say I’m pretty happy is an understatement. see below and click to see large

Posted April 4, 2014 by juliehollandphotography in Uncategorized

sea eagle   4 comments

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Posted April 4, 2014 by juliehollandphotography in Uncategorized

Kangaroos   2 comments

Took these on the way home from work yesterday, getting dark at the time but just bumped up the ISO. I have found the best way to get shots of kangaroos is to pull up roadside with yourself in drivers seat and an empty passenger seat closest to them. don’t get out, use a longer lens and they often are inquisitive of the sound of the camera shutter

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Posted February 25, 2014 by juliehollandphotography in Uncategorized

Mono….I love it   Leave a comment

I dont know why it appeals to me so much, maybe because there is not colour distraction, I love the way old wood looks in B/W. Portraits always look good in B/W to me as well. just a few shots here that I like as mono rather than colour

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beautiful roots canon 1DIII and 24-70L lens

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2 candids of my granddaughter canon 5DIII and 50 F1.4 lens
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street photography with my fuji X100

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Posted February 22, 2014 by juliehollandphotography in Uncategorized

Terns   4 comments

This morning I headed out to rushy point. Its on the harbour, about a five minute drive from my home. You walk through the scrub for about five minutes and you come to a bird hide, the point is right in front of the hide. Right now the water levels are lower and the birds are a little further out so I just walk out to them. They move away but settle again once they get used to you being there. today there were plenty of birds, pelicans, seagulls, oyster catchers, stints cormorants, darters and a lot of terns. watching the behavior of the terns amuses me. They will catch a fish then start screaming about it drawing attention to themselves and more terns then chase them trying to get the meal they worked for. Today I finally got some shots of terns with the fish which I’m pretty happy with given the speed they fly at. standing out on the flats alone I can look across the harbour to see town or look left and see the windmills that overlook the great southern ocean, nothing like the peace of nature. These were taken with the 1DIII, I plan to get back with my 7D and get closer shots in flight. I took the 5DIII out a couple of weeks ago and got some nice shots although nothing as good in flight as these and not close enough.

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Posted February 19, 2014 by juliehollandphotography in Uncategorized

A day out with a fuji X100 and a film camera   2 comments

Today I was with a group of budding film camera enthusiasts wandering around a car wrecking yard. I was using a film camera for the first time in many years. Trying to remember the way I used to shoot B/W, looking for the contrasts etc. I also took my fuji x100 to use as a guide to how the photos will look,. Id set the fuji to jpeg and look through the electronic viewfinder with it set to B/W mode. This gave me an idea of how the photos could possibly look. I will be interested to see what I have managed on film given that its been a long time and Ive been spoiled by digital.

The X100 is the only camera I can guarantee good results in jpeg mode. I had it set today mainly in either B/W red filter mode or in velvia with a bump up in saturation. The fact that I am looking at exactly what I will get through the viewfinder and the camera has a built in ND filter and I just have to keep dialing the exposure up and down i can see the results before I even press the shutter button. Never ceases to amaze me the way this camera renders blues and reds, so here are some shots taken today with my fuji X100. Most have had no more than straightening and cropping and levels done to them.

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These last few were taken in town, had a nice coffee and a wander around our historic area

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This one I actually have applied an aging filter on, I like the effect of the peeling paints and the old wood

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Posted February 15, 2014 by juliehollandphotography in Uncategorized

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