Morden O'Hare Photography Blog.  Blog posts discussing travel, photography, wildlife photography, landscape photography, camera gear reviews.

Jakarta Stories

Jakarta is a city with a split personality. It is a mixture of ultra-modern commercial facades and kerb-side watch band sellers standing on cracked pavement. Luxury shopping centres selling world standard luxury consumer goods and street dwellers living in tents. German luxury cars and buzzing mopeds. I'm not a street photographer by any means but when I was in Jakarta for a few days recently I was inspired by its eclectic and energetic nature. I felt compelled to have a wander around with my camera seeing if I could spot some interesting scenes that might convey a storey.

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That Wanaka Tree

There are many landscape photography locations around the world that have achieved iconic status. Locations that because of their uniqueness or particular beauty, attract obsessed photographers like myself to them in droves. They have become places that you go to put a notch on your tripod or a tick on your bucket list. I've been to a few of these locations (Deadvlei in Namibia and Glacier Lake in Canada are two examples) and the experience has usually prompted a mix of emotions.

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Macphun Luminar 2018: Impressions and overview

Software is now an integral part of modern photography. Clicking the shutter button is only the first step in the image making process. Creative photographers will want to process that collected data using photography software before we can say the image is ‘made’. Adobe is the number one photography software provider (at least in the prosumer/professional market) and as such, is the target of a lot of praise and criticism for the way its software performs and the company operates.

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Wreck Beach

I had an opportunity to visit the Great Ocean Road region of Victoria recently. I mainly wanted to re-visit a few locations and improve on the efforts of my previous visits. I had mixed results in this regard due to weather (something I will talk about in a future post). I did however, manage to visit a new location with some success...

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