Tuesday’s Bits and Bobs: Getting Organized
It has been manic around here, and perhaps I’ve been a naughty girl by going out so many times to take photos. It has been nice, but it means not enough time at home on the computer. Things are going to have to change.
The time I was given to do my book as stipulated by the grant is half way over, so I need to start working on it. To remind you about the book it is to be about the local wetlands, Banyule Flats. We are all sitting on the edges of our seats as we wait to hear if it is going to be destroyed by a freeway going through it.
As time is running out I really need to start getting on top of it. I have made an appointment with someone to talk to them about putting the book together. I made the decision that I should get help with the design of it and where I will get it published. Hopefully it won’t be too hard. I have taken hundreds of photos from down there, so that shouldn’t be a problem.
I am also going to talk to the publishers about the magazine and see if they can help or make some suggestions.
It is time to get serious, I have to stop going out and taking photos all the time and start spending more time at home working on other projects. I have articles to write, books to organize, photos to process, and magazines to put together.
I am starting to see that the only way I can do all that is if I have days at home specifically for those things. So the plan is to start having days that I can’t go out and take photos on. From now on I will have to have at least 3 days at home, or 4 would be better. They will become my work days and I will have to be strict about it.
Formatt Hitech Filters
I got my new filters the other day. I have now added a Firecrest 16 to my kit, plus a 0.3, 0.6 and a 0.9 ND Graduated Hard filters and finally a 0.6 ND Reverse Graduated filter. I used a couple of the graduated ones the other day in Marysville, and they worked really well. I’m hoping I will get to use the Firecrest tomorrow and maybe the reverse graduated, but will depend.
Today’s photos, as usual, are from the archives and from back when I was photographing cycling. They aren’t cycling photos but were some landscapes and building shots I took while I was photographing the racing. It is an area I keep thinking I should go back to, but never seem to. It is a country town, Creswick, I will go back.