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We are passionate street and travel photographers with a penchant for using rangefinder style manual focus lenses on modern digital cameras. Join us and explore the world we live in, as seen through our unique perspectives and experiences.

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Series: The Dams of Greater Sydney

Series: The Dams of Greater Sydney

Chris Tham2021-05-011 min read
This is a series of articles exploring the network of dams that provide water to Sydney.
Series: Exploring our 5km bubble

Series: Exploring our 5km bubble

Chris Tham2020-10-192 min read
This is a series of articles on images captured within a 5 km radius from our house in Sydney, Australia. On 2 August 2020, a state of disaster was declared in Victoria due to the significant rise in COVID19 cases, and stage 4 restrictions were imposed on metropolitan Melbourne. As part of these restrictions, during […]
Floriade 2020

Floriade 2020

Chris Tham2020-10-151 min read
In 2020, Floriade has been reimagined (due to COVID-19) with the celebration moving from its traditional home in Commonwealth Park to bloom across Canberra.
Celebrating 21 years of Digital Photography: a new series

Celebrating 21 years of Digital Photography: a new series

Chris Tham2020-06-1710 min read
This is the first of a new series of articles celebrating a selection of photographs taken in the last 21 years, from the very first digital camera we purchased in 1999 (a Kodak DC-220) to the current portfolio of cameras that we use daily. Join us over the next few weeks as we trace a personal journey following the evolution of digital photography from infancy to the amazing camera technology available today.
Real Life Review: Voigtländer 50 mm/1:2 APO-Lanthar lens

Real Life Review: Voigtländer 50 mm/1:2 APO-Lanthar lens

Positivity2020-04-121 min read
This is a Real Life Review of the Voigtländer 50mm f2 lens with the Sony A7R IV. This lens is apochromatic and extremely sharp, making it very well suited to the A7R IV.
A new series: A Quiet Sydney

A new series: A Quiet Sydney

Chris Tham2020-03-271 min read
This series of posts show just how quiet the streets of Sydney and suburbs have become.

The first post features Chatswood Station, normally the fifth busiest station in Sydney (the first four are all stations in the Sydney Central Business District circle line). These photos were taken just after peak period on a Friday morning.
Real Life Review: Voigtländer 50 mm/1:3.5 Heliar Vintage M-Mount

Real Life Review: Voigtländer 50 mm/1:3.5 Heliar Vintage M-Mount

Chris Tham2020-01-141 min read
This is a Real Life Review of the Voigtländer 50mm f3.5 M-mount (VM) lens with the Leica M10. This is a unique lens featuring a classic or vintage look but a modern lens design.
Series: Sydney Open Day 2019

Series: Sydney Open Day 2019

Chris Tham2019-12-231 min read
Sydney Open is a weekend long celebration of architecture and exploring Sydney’s most inspiring and significant buildings and spaces. This year it seemed to be quite quiet with less people than previous years. However, I managed to bump into several people I knew – mainly ex-colleagues.

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Nepean Dam

ByByChris Tham2021-05-102 min read
Nepean Dam was the last and smallest of the four dams constructed as part of the Upper Nepean Scheme.

Cordeaux Dam

ByByChris Tham2021-05-082 min read
Cordeaux Dam is the second of four dams constructed as part of the Upper Nepean Scheme to collect water from the Illawarra Plateau.

Cataract Dam

ByByChris Tham2021-05-063 min read
Cataract Dam is one of the oldest and most picturesque dams in Sydney.

Warragamba Dam

ByByChris Tham2021-05-033 min read
Located about 65 kilometres west of Sydney in a narrow gorge on the Warragamba River, Warragamba Dam is one of the largest domestic water supply dams in the world.

Series: The Dams of Greater Sydney

ByByChris Tham2021-05-011 min read
This is a series of articles exploring the network of dams that provide water to Sydney.

Swain Gardens

ByByChris Tham2020-10-282 min read
This is a “secret” garden not known to many except locals as it is not visible from the street so you have to know where to go, and we have visited this garden many times over the years and taken many interesting photos there.

Flat Rock Gully

ByByChris Tham2020-10-271 min read
We started on Wilksch’s Walk, named in honour of local resident Eric Wilksch for his efforts in lobbying Council to retain bushland in Flat Rock Gully. This takes us to Tunk’s Park and Cammeray Bridge.

Cordia Way

ByByChris Tham2020-10-271 min read
The Artarmon Link Path (Cordia Way) is a wide, gently undulating pedestrian/cycle path that runs from Shepherd Road to Artarmon Reserve, following the original path of the creek (which is now underneath the concrete).

Artarmon Reserve

ByByChris Tham2020-10-271 min read
Starting from a pedestrian tunnel underneath the rail line close to Artarmon Station, which is decorated with colourful murals, a short walk through a pleasantly wooded corridor next to the train line leads us to the oval. There are some sculptures of acorns near the oval.

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