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February 25, 2009: A Four Marlin Day… Photo Story

BACKGROUND…
A photo story that could have gone horribly wrong… A successful fishing story which was written in 2000 for Australia’s glossy Blue Water Magazine – and featured in several newspaper Lifestyle sections – but which ultimately depended on a collection of other peoples’ amateur photographs.  Be assured – we now use sophisticated digital SLRs (with back-up provisions!) but the point of this story is to illustrate how even amateur photographs can be used in attractive professionally designed displays.  More in production notes below…

THE STORY…

Sure – I’ve fished a bit over the last couple of years – and religiously carried my rod tube (on business trips – as you do) through all of the Asia Pacific region – caught a few – but nothing to write home about – until this one…

It was to be a “thank you” gesture to my son’s Year 6 teacher and Under 12 cricket coach – an impressive young bloke who went way beyond what even this “picky” parent would expect of anyone. Every kid should have an Andrew Philp in their lives…

Click any one of the thumbnails (below) to enlarge, then scroll. More photos under ‘Continue Reading’

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February 22, 2009: Wider Horizons – Panoramas…

Have you ever experimented with your camera’s ‘Stitch’ facility?  Dissapointed?  We use professional software which produces spectacular results.  Even without the special effects Panography can produce photo murals as large as the wall you have available! Click any one of the thumbnails (below) to enlarge, then scroll. More enlarged photos under ‘Continue Reading’

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February 1, 2009: Now I’m Three… Family Photos

FOUR PART WALL HANGING:
Special photographs deserve special treatment!  This one became four square frames – each 600 mm (24″) – on the wall at 1200 mm (48″) square.

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