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Some Things about Me

  • I grew up in Northern Victoria, Australia, in various country towns.
  • I have lived in Melbourne for over 25 years and know it really well.
  • I have been married since 1990
  • I’ve been taking photos most of my life, though seriously since 1993 when I got my first SLR, a Pentax K1000, though I’ve done heaps, I am always learning.
  • I studied photography at NMIT, though didn’t finish the course because I went on to complete a Bachelor of Fine Arts at the Victorian College of the Arts, which I did in 2006.
  • I can give technical advice about photography and some editing.
  • I love landscape photography, though I prefer landscapes with some man made element in them.
  • I consider myself a fine art photographer, a photo artist.
  • I love coffee
  • I have a cat called Tiddles
  • I love digital photography and the control you can have over it.
  • Buildings that are falling apart and ravaged by time are incredibly appealing.
  • I am good with faces but terrible with names.
  • I enjoy talking to other people about photography.
  • I have two red headed daughters that are now at Uni, so proud of them
  • My first experience with photo editing was about 10 or 12 years ago and was with GIMP
  • I first used Photoshop in 2003 during a photography course I was doing, but have only been using it seriously for the last few years.
  • It is always great to look at other peoples photos and help them make them better, or be amazed at what they have done.
  • I really enjoy showing and teaching people photography.
  • I enjoy photographs with a high sense of drama.
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  1. Hi Leanne
    Thanks for stopping by at my blog, and your like on ‘New picture in Still Life’. Cheers, Adrian

    April 14, 2015
    • Hey Adrian, you’re welcome, nice seeing what everyone else is doing.

      April 14, 2015
  2. Thanks for visiting my blog! I love your work!

    April 15, 2015
    • You’re very welcome, and thank you so much Leo.

      April 15, 2015
  3. Your experiences are assets.You also a Proud !

    April 20, 2015
  4. personatus50 #

    Thanks for the like.

    Do you still use the GIMP? How does it compare with Photoshop, in your opinion?

    May 2, 2015
  5. Congratulations on your blog Leanne, over 34k followers. Great effort.

    May 3, 2015
    • Thank you, it has been great to have people who like my work and blog enough to want to follow me.

      May 4, 2015
  6. Hi there! I’ve been meaning to come over here for ages, and am very glad I finally did ^^ Lovely to meet you, and thanks for all these views on my blog :)

    May 9, 2015
    • Lovely meeting you as well, and you’re welcome, thanks for stopping by. :)

      May 9, 2015
      • Any time, I expect I’ll be back :)

        May 9, 2015
      • I look forward to hearing from you again. :)

        May 10, 2015
  7. fairviewmedia2015 #

    Hi Leanne,

    Thanks for liking my Red Arrows post. I love your photographs and thought I’d been following your blog for ages, but apparently not. Am now though :)

    May 12, 2015
    • You’re welcome, and that is such a lovely thing to say, you must comment some more, ;) welcome to my blog, and thank you. :)

      May 12, 2015
  8. somdattadeb #

    thanks a lot for visiting my blog and liking my post

    May 14, 2015
  9. Thank you so very much for your visit. I am still a point and shoot person but since I bought the new camera a Canon SLR and I really should learn how to use it. I can’t get any worse than I currently am – surely .. Again, thank you for the visit.

    May 23, 2015
    • You’re welcome, Yes, I think you should learn to use, you can really have so much control over your images then. I’m sure you aren’t as bad as you think you are, we all think that about our work.

      May 24, 2015
  10. Very nice web you have,elegant and very nice galleries!

    June 3, 2015
  11. Hi Leanne,
    Thanks for the like on my post ‘Point and Click of a Faddist Photographer’. I’ll be following – I’m sure I can pick up some great advice for improvements :)

    June 11, 2015
    • You’re welcome Haylee, thanks for the return visit. I try to help, so if I can that is wonderful. :)

      June 11, 2015
  12. somdattadeb #

    Hi Thanks a lot for visiting my blog and liking.

    June 14, 2015
  13. Hi Leanne, you have some great photos. I will look forward to seeing more as I follow you. Any advice you have for my photos will be appreciated.
    Thanks
    Mark.

    June 22, 2015
    • Thank you Mark, I am not really comfortable giving advice on photos, I think everyone is different, if you love what you do, then that is all that is important.

      June 22, 2015
      • Fair enough, hopefully I can learn to take photos as good as yours.

        June 22, 2015
      • Keep going and practice and looking, that is the best way, it’s how I learned. So I wish all the best and I’m sure if you really want it you will achieve it.

        June 22, 2015
  14. Thanks for stopping by my blog and liking my latest post. I’m glad you did because it gave me a chance to see your site!

    June 22, 2015
    • You’re welcome, I love seeing what other people are doing, and thank you for stopping by mine.

      June 22, 2015
  15. Thank you for stopping at my blog. Cheers :)

    June 22, 2015
  16. Thanks for stopping by my blog and liking my post The Corn Mill That Saved a Family! Your blog is very inspiring!

    June 29, 2015
    • You’re very welcome, happy to visit and thank you for the return visit.

      June 29, 2015
  17. Thanks for liking my blog and pictures . Pictures hold thousands of words. I’m very amateurish compared to others but the enjoyment could not be more. Thanks again and I will learn from you as I follow.

    July 1, 2015
    • You’re welcome, I agree with you. I hope you learn, I try to share. Thanks.

      July 1, 2015

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