Liffey Falls world heritage area…

Liffey Falls World Heritage area

As we all are, Liffey falls is a bit short of rain fall!
Under normal circumstances I would use a graduated ND filter on this photo. However due to a house move I don’t have my set of Lee Filters so it came down to an adjustment in Photoshop which works but I feel that a graduated ND would do a better job. Hopefully the next time I visit this lovely place I will have them available to use and hope there is more water to fall…

Landscape in a puddle…

Landscape-in-a-puddle

Like rainfall and a consequence of, puddles in Launceston Tasmania are becoming an infrequent phenomena.
It had been a cloudy day with a few showers and quite cold for November and after working on a websites most of the day we just had to get out of the house so we went for our regular walk around the Cataract Gorge. It was a dull and grey walk but on our way home the sun broke through just as we passed a large puddle and a whole abstracted landscape revealed itself as a reflection of the rock face above. A few minutes later the blue sky disappeared and the puddle lost its sparkling qualities and returned to a dark reflection of the immense dull dolerite masses…