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Gorilla’s breakfast answering “how sharp is it?”

Does this photograph of a gorilla’s breakfast show how sharp this lens can be?
Positivity2022-01-16

Studio flash – a dancer against the light

Renee joins us again, helping me show you what the A1 can do with studio flash. Last time you saw her dancing in natural light (and you will see some more of that later). This time, though, it is studio flash, on the classic white cyclorama. I deliberately chose an assortment of images with varied …
Positivity2022-01-09

The wild dogs of Werribee

Giving the African wild dogs at Werribee Open Range Zoo some time in the sun
Positivity2022-01-03

Melbourne Zoo on New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve at Melbourne Zoo was hot, but the otter’s enclosure is well shaded.
Positivity2022-01-01

A pirouette turns out beautifully

I’ve shown you the A1 photographing sequences of birds and cats, but I thought it was time for something different: a dancer – meet Renee, who dances ballet professionally. I was planning to shoot with studio flash, but the natural light coming through the high windows in the industrial-chic space was far too tempting. Besides, …
Positivity2021-12-27

Melbourne Zoo on Christmas Day

Christmas at Melbourne Zoo is a time to get some beautiful photographs on our friends.
Positivity2021-12-25
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Article Series

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Series: Japan 2008-2018 Retrospective

ByByChris Tham2021-08-081 min read
This is a series of articles featuring photographs taken across several trips to Japan spanning 2008-2018.

Series: USA Film Retrospective

ByByChris Tham2021-07-011 min read
This is a series of articles featuring photographs mainly taken in 1990s using a variety of film cameras, ranging from compact cameras such as the Canon Sure Shot to SLRs such as the Pentax PZ-70.

Series: Reflections

ByByChris Tham2021-05-261 min read
This is a series of articles that feature reflections, or sometimes the absence of reflection.

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.

Series: Exploring our 5km bubble

ByByChris 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 …

Series: Floriade 2020

ByByChris 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.

Series: Celebrating 21 years of Digital Photography

ByByChris 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.

Series: A Quiet Sydney

ByByChris Tham2020-03-261 min read
This is a photographic series featuring how the city of Sydney has been impacted by the CoViD-19 (novel coronavirus) outbreak.

Series: Sydney Open Day 2019

ByByChris 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.

Series: Events

ByByChris Tham2019-05-011 min read
This is a series of articles featuring artistic and photography related events that we have attended.

Series: General

ByByChris Tham2019-04-011 min read
This is a series of general photography articles.

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