Author: John D Farley

CINEMAGRAPHS AND ANIMATED PHOTOS

Cinemagraphs and animated photos. WATCH THE FLY ON THE ROCK, QUIRKY WHAT With my Nokia Lumia 1320 came the cinemagraph feature, a flow on from the Nokia camera App. At first I did not have a clue what the inspiration behind the innovation was all about, however with a great deal of patience and Google searches some semblance of understanding entered my feeble head. #cinemagraphs require much patience and time to set up AND you must have very stable camera platform. For the time being I will provide some of my attempts in this new Post, so this “A...

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SMELL THE FLOWERS.

STOP AND SMELL THE FLOWERS. Smell the flowers, and excuse my glib remark, why would you do not. Years ago a young bloke named Jerry Reed gave us a song entitled “Smell the flowers”. He was and still is my favorite ballard, country, country rock artist. For a bit of a rough nut and a ‘Good Old Boy’ Jerry sang some wonderfully sensitive ballad songs about his place of ‘liven. Not only that he has the best picking fingers around. Cannot ever hope to follow in his footsteps, but I sure can follow his lyrics and smell the flowers....

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PHOTOS FOR A DOLLAR, OR BETTER.

PHOTOS FOR A DOLLAR, WHAT CAN I SAY, A DOLLAR, NO I WILL DO BETTER THAN THAT. Now I am no nut, warped in the head maybe, onset of “Old Timers Ailment”, possibly, but I do have some pleasant photo images in my vast collection, no doubt you will be the final judge, and your amuter photographer will cop that. In a previous post on this site I would describe my camera gear, spartan to say the least, but it has been a labor of love and has given me hours of relationship with the wonderful scenery that abounds...

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FROM THE CITY TO THE BUSH ME VOLLEYS AND ME.

ME VOLLEYS, FROM THE CITY TO THE BUSH, ME VOLLEYS AND ME. No doubt the glib heading may arise thoughts of cultural cringe in some quarters, although most Australians and many people from overseas will have come in contact with the great Australian sandshoe. On a personal note I have worn out MORE pairs of VOLLEYS than most people, they have served me well. So read on avid reader. AUSTRALIA’S HIDDEN SOCIETY, “THE VOLLEY” VOLLEYS AND ME;  for that matter any self-respecting ‘Aussie’. Many people have tried to describe the all-encompassing status symbol; I make reference to this “lifestyle” in my...

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