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Christmas Day at the Wilsons 2012

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One of the advantages of using this WordPress theme is that I don’t need to have a Featured Image (the image on the Home page above the first lines of text from the post to maintain the magazine design of the theme. In fact, I don’t need to have any photos at all in a post. For those interested, all …

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Christmas Day at the Wilsons 2011

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It’s been about two years coming, but here at last I’m making a real post on this website. It’s is a video slideshow I prepared this weekend from photos I took last Christmas with my Fujifilm X100.  The following is a photo of me holding the X100 and taking a photo with flash in the bathroom mirror.  There are few, …

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Canon EF 85mm f1.2L II USM lens

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My two previous posts had photos I took with my new Canon 85mm f1.2L II lens that I bought to celebrate my 75th birthday (a three quarters of a century milestone ) and 10 years of retirement.  In my last post I mentioned that Ryan at Ted’s Cameras at Chadstone had reminded me when I bought the lens, of Ted’s policy that …

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My new Canon L series lens – Part 1

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The feature photo for this post was taken with the Canon EF 8-15mm f4L USM fisheye lens that I bought at Ted’s camera shop at Chadstone shopping centre last Monday.  The above photo was taken at Ted’s by Ryan with a demo lens which he mounted on my Canon EOS 5D Mark III which he sold me a few weeks ago. …