• Olympus




    Photo Walk

    Rockin’ the Subirds

    All photos were taken on 1 September 2023 with the Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark IV and OLYMPUS M.100-400mm F5.0-6.3 lens.

    Pacific Black Duck

    • 300mm, ƒ/6.3, 1/40s, ISO 200
    A close-up of a duck, staring straight at the camera

    Havin’ a Scritch

    • 261mm, ƒ/6.1, 1/60s, ISO 200
    A moorhen scratches and ruffles its feathers.


    • 261mm, ƒ/6.1, 1/400s, ISO 200
    Staring right at the back of an egret’s head and neck, with a blurred pond in the background.

    Cockatoo Madness

    • 400mm, ƒ/6.3, 1/200s, ISO 200
    Three cockatoos sit in a tree while one frantically flies away.
    Saturday September 2, 2023
  • Architecture






    Photoblogging Challenge

    Abstract — mbsept 1

    • Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark IV
    • OLYMPUS M.100-400mm F5.0-6.3
    • 236mm, ƒ/6.1, 1/500s, ISO 200
    Zigzagging light through the beams of a timber awning, with a steel roof in the background
    Friday September 1, 2023
  • Landscape
















    Photo Walk

    Winter in Adelaide

    All photos were shot with the Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark IV; the first was taken on 6 August with the OLYMPUS M.17mm 1.8 and the rest were taken on 7 August with the M.45mm 1.8.

    Moseley to Jetty

    • ƒ/2.5, 1/25s, ISO 640
    Looking down a street with tram lines at night

    Metro Corridor

    • ƒ/11, 1/30s, ISO 200
    Looking through the front window of a tram at a rail corridor


    • ƒ/11, 1/40s, ISO 200
    A man stands in front of a pig statue.

    Synergistic Strolling

    • ƒ/1.8, 1/500s, ISO 200
    Two men in suits walk in sync past an alleyway.


    • ƒ/2, 1/4000s, ISO 200
    A reflective sculpture shows the pavers beneath itself.

    Oval and Octagon

    • ƒ/2, 1/4000s, ISO 200
    A gazebo in Elder Park, with Adelaide Oval looming in the distance

    Curls and Corners

    • ƒ/2.8, 1/42000s, ISO 200
    Looking through an ornate railing at Riverbank Pedestrian Bridge

    Alien Formations

    • ƒ/4.5, 1/3200s, ISO 200
    Bike racks and their shadows

    Just Go that Way

    • ƒ/1.8, 1/3200s, ISO 200
    Transport signs for trains, trams, taxis and pedestrians that all point right

    Hold On!

    • ƒ/1.8, 1/4000s, ISO 200
    A child's helmet falls off as they hold on to the back of an adult on an electric bike.


    • ƒ/1.8, 1/200s, ISO 1250
    A mirror for sale, which displays text that is meant to be read backwards but doesn't actually reverse itself properly in a mirror.

    Metro Chic

    • ƒ/1.8, 1/30s, ISO 250
    A close-up of tram-seat upholstery


    • ƒ/3.5, 1/1250s, ISO 250
    A building that shows the name POLITES, with a pigeon on top

    Glenelg Jetty

    • ƒ/16, 1/200s, ISO 250
    Golden hour over a jetty and beach

    Visitors in Love

    • ƒ/22, 1/400s, ISO 250
    A couple enjoys sunset at the end of Glenelg Jetty.

    We Are Small

    • ƒ/5, 1/320s, ISO250
    A woman walks under Glenelg Jetty, with water gently lapping on the sand.

    Glenelg Sunset

    • ƒ/22, 1/400s, ISO 250
    The Sun shines through palms, making silhouettes of people, poles and trees.
    Tuesday August 8, 2023
  • Landscape








    All images were shot with the Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark IV and OLYMPUS M.17mm F1.8 on 5 August 2023.

    Fairy Creek

    • ƒ/2, 1/4000s, ISO 200
    A winding sandy creek with rocks in the foreground, seagulls in the water and bushy mountains in the distance

    North Wollongong Beach

    • ƒ/2, 1/3200s, ISO 200

    Lagoon Reflection

    • ƒ/2, 1/4000s, ISO 200
    Trees and clouds reflected in still salt water
    Sunday August 6, 2023
  • Landscape







    Coastal Chroma

    All images were shot with the Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark IV and OLYMPUS M.40-150mm F4.0-5.6 R on 4 August 2023.

    Chillin' Gull

    • 150mm, ƒ/5.6, 1/1000s, ISO 200
    A puffy seagull relaxes next to a rock pool.

    Pelican Shoos Away Gulls

    • 150mm, ƒ/5.6, 1/1250s, ISO 200
    A pelican floating on water opens its mouth to shoo away  gulls beyond the frame.

    Cast a Line

    • 105mm, ƒ/5.1, 1/1000s, ISO 200
    A person stands at the bottom-right of the frame on a rocky cliff, with a yacht and ship floating on the ocean in the distance.

    Shadow Cannon

    • 108mm, ƒ/22, 1/400s, ISO 200
    The silhouette of an old black cannon against the reflective surface of the ocean

    Basking in Light

    • 53mm, ƒ/8, 1/2500s, ISO 200
    A couple sits on a bench next to a seagull, overlooking a shimmering ocean with a city and mountain escarpment in the distance.
    Friday August 4, 2023