Melbourne Streets 17

I found these flowers on our walk through Albert Park in South Melbourne. I had my 45mm lens on (90mm equivalent). This is a gorgeous portrait lens, and I’ve been trying to use it more in every day photography. You can’t get very close, it’s no good for macro, but it can produce beautiful booked…

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Melbourne Streets 16

I spotted this Dad and Daughter skateboarding in Albert Park, they were adorable. I can’t decide whether I prefer a landscape or portrait orientation for this shot. Oh, and I couldn’t resist the colour splash πŸ˜‰ IGers Melbourne April InstaMeet. x desleyjane

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Gritty / Pretty

I took these two photos in the same street, just a few meters apart, in Sydney, not far from the base of the Sydney Harbour Bridge which I photographed recently. Such a contrast between the dark and the light, the gritty and the pretty. We often see what we want to see.  Shot with my…

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Partners

For The Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Partners. This photo was taken in Amsterdam when I visited Lucile on King’s Day. I thought they looked so cool standing there, like models posing for a photo shoot. I love this photo (even though it’s not so sharp) and have never shared it before. I have desaturated…

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iPhriday – Side View Mirror

I’m cheating this week for iPhriday and sharing a photo that I’ve already shared on Instagram. It’s a shot from my iPhone while sitting in traffic this week. I love the clouds and the graffiti of the bird on the building in front. But what attracted me to taking the shot was the lines in…

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Melbourne Streets 13

A few more shots from the IGers Melbourne April Instameet features props. I posted a couple of these on Instagram. Note that the girl with the umbrella is not touching the ground in the shot where she is alone. You can see our parachute prop photos here. x desleyjane

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Melbourne Streets 11

Spiral staircase at Albert Park Lake. Taken during the April IGers Melbourne meetup. This was my second meetup with this group. The last one was in the graffiti-laden streets of Carlton and Fitzroy. This one was at Albert Park Lake – a very different location with the lake and lots of lush lawn. It was…

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