Back Home Again

Christine Aguila caguila at earthlink.net
Sun Oct 4 08:36:25 EDT 2009


Welcome Back, Brian.  Enjoyed the blog & looking forward to more pictures 
from the trip.  Cheers, Christine


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Brian Walters" <supera1000 at fastmail.fm>
To: "Pentax-Discuss Mail List" <pdml at pdml.net>
Sent: Sunday, October 04, 2009 6:11 AM
Subject: Back Home Again


> G'day all
>
> I'm back from my 7 week trip across Australia (east to west and back
> again).  All up, 4,200 km by train and 10,300 km driving.
>
> Did I miss anything?
>
> A few things I learned on the trip:
>
> 1.  Red wine and laptop keyboards don't play well together.
>
> 2.  Dave Savage is a good bloke (although I'd already guessed that).
>
> 3.  The D700 is a monster camera (well...compared to my K200D and
> istDS).
>
> 4.  Never count on the weather being cooperative when you feel like
> doing some 'serious' photography (the weather was particularly foul for
> most of the trip).
>
> 5.  Film is dead!  As usual I packed one film camera (an ME-F this time)
> and a few rolls of film.  They weren't used.
>
>
> While in Perth I found an exhibition of Richard Woldenthorp's aerial
> landscape photography at the Art Gallery.  The exhibition, titled
> 'Abstract Earth', featured photographs of patterns in the Australian
> landscape taken from about 1,500 metres.  There's a slide show of the
> photographs here, if anyone would like to take a look:
>
> http://www.richardwoldendorp.com/exhibition/index.htm
>
>
> I'm still sorting though my photos in the hope that there might be a few
> I can PESO.  In the meantime, if anyone wants to see where we went and
> what we did, there are some low res photos on our holiday blog.  Some of
> you might have already seen some of it (thanks, Christine, for posting
> the link):
>
> http://www.blognow.com.au/gowest/
>
>
>
> Cheers
>
> Brian
>
> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Brian Walters
> Western Sydney Australia
> http://members.westnet.com.au/brianwal/SL/
>
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