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Archive for December, 2010

It’s not all fluffy white sand !!!!

Posted by mervfrench on December 23, 2010

The boys did it hard at times.  The track is sometimes hard to define and is just a very narrow path thru scrub, a long way from the water.  It’s not all palm  trees and  bikinis.

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Posted by mervfrench on December 22, 2010

What a marathon effort from  Michael Baldock and Andrew Cohen when on Tue 21st Dec  ( the longest day )  they run the Cape To Cape Track in Western Australia,  approx 130k’s in 19 hrs.  It was a pleasure to be involved and it was all done for a very worthy cause , The Fred Hollows Foundation.

On Mon night  The Fletcher twins , myself , Pete Hodgson, Mark Stothard , Jamie Nicolaou, Jamie Paterson and James Harrison met at the  Cape  Leeuwin lighthouse.  After a rare steak at the Augusta pub ( thats all you can get on a Mon night  apparently ) we went back to the lighthouse and headed off in different directions for a shoot.  I ventured off down to the point  below the lighthouse and  managed this one for a start.   The tip of the cape where the Southern and Indian Oceans meet, captured under a full moon.

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Mama’s Cafe.

Posted by mervfrench on December 15, 2010

I shot this in a side street in Rome. I asked her if she minded her photo taken and she just stared at me, never said a word or movement of any kind, so I took the shot, she didn’t seem too happy but still nothing said.

I thought it might have been something useful at the time but I’ve just been playing with it and couldn’t really make anything I liked out of it.

Had a play in ACR and come up with this, and I quite like the look of it now, just a little tidy up and it might be a keeper.

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Scooting around Paris

Posted by mervfrench on December 15, 2010

If  you’re one of the beautiful people of Paris this is the only way to travel , a BMW Scooter.  We saw a lot of these and they really are the top end of the scooter market.  Full roll cage, leather upholstery, premium sound system with head level speakers, side curtains, full safety belt etc.   The only way to scoot around.

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Up and Over.

Posted by mervfrench on December 13, 2010

This shot is in the Swiss Alpes which by coincidence just happen to be in Switzerland.  You can clearly see the zig zag road coming down to the small village in the valley and the same road coming up in the foreground.  It was quite a climb out for the camper but an even scarier ride going down hill as I was on the brakes the whole way down and when we pulled up in the village there was smoke coming off the brakes.  I had to slowly drive up and down the only bit of flat road around the village to get some air into the brakes and cool them down.

I’ve just replaced the first image with this one, a two image handheld stitch with the S90.

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Posted by mervfrench on December 12, 2010

Just looking at some files from harvest and saw this. A 2 image handheld stitch with the little  S90 taken from the back step of the header , I had to stop the header and get a shot of this. I think this was the same night Jamie P and Mark S shot the sunset on the beach a week or so ago.

Might be a bit over sharpened but apart from that this is as it was.

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Which one ??

Posted by mervfrench on December 10, 2010

I need a picture of the city for a project and I can’t make up my mind.

The brief is a sunrise  shot of Perth City.

Which one do you all prefer   ?????

Click to enlarge.

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Anyone for a Bath?

Posted by mervfrench on December 7, 2010

The Pulteney Bridge  in the city of Bath in England.  We were wandering around the city in the evening and after a meal we wandered past this bridge.

I popped the little S90 up on a pylon and gave it a flick and here is the end result. I’ve seen a load of shots of this bridge and the unusual shaped weir on different web sites but I had no idea where it was so we were quite surprised when we stumbled onto it.

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Friendly Gull

Posted by mervfrench on December 7, 2010

This seagull just sat and sat , didn’t budge and I had the camera right up to it’s nose …. or is that beak.

It didn’t even want a chip !!!

Shot at Padstow in England.

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Filed under … “The Things You See” .

Posted by mervfrench on December 6, 2010

What if you want to go home early ???

Had to take a shot of this in Paris.

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