purpleray

purpleray

Lives in Australia Sydney Australia, Australia
Works as a Retired teacher and strategic planner
Joined on Jan 4, 2007
About me:

formerly Olympus OM2 system & Panasonic FZ-20;
considered a Pentax K10d,

RecentlyE-520, E-620, E-5, 12-60, 50-200, 50 f2 macro & Fl-50R
Now, OMD-Em5, Ep-5, 7-14,12-35, 35-100, 17 f1.8,45 f1.8

purpleray's recent activity

  • GlennAA11 wrote: Good to hear that Mrauk U is accessible again. It's a real shame what has happened in Sittwe and Rakhine in general. Inle Lake is really fabulous for sunsets. Great shots. Your...
  • photohounds wrote: Beautiful spot, nice work ... Thanks.  The beauty makes the work easier. Cheers Ray
  • Lilianna wrote: Nicely seen and portrayed. I love the delicate Palette. Hi Lilianna Thank you for looking.  It's nice to know that people like the subjective decisions I make. Thanks again Ray
  • BabuRick wrote: Impact or atmosphere? Sharpness, or misty outlines and slightly subdued colours? Both are valid. Personally, whilst I appreciate what you are trying to do, I think Ray's originals -...
  • JohnLock wrote: I love the soft ethereal character of these images-- they're beautiful, and you sure picked the right time for shooting, i.e. early morning and evening. I really enjoy...
  • robonrome wrote: Wow a truly magical place. I hope I will get to visit sometime. You need to work on you Highlights/Shadows, White/Blacks, Clarity and Vibrance in Lightroom. Just to present the...
  • 19andrew47 wrote: I enjoyed both set. My favorites were the first two in the first set. A different way of life and some place I will never likely visit but it looks wonderful. Andrew Andrew It is...
  • brucevan wrote: Nice photos, Ray. My wife and I would love to visit Myanmar some day. Looks magical. Bruce, it is really worth it.  Try to go before it gets too commercial.   We booked online with...
  • lambert4 wrote: The first two with the temples caught my eye and I went back three times to view them. Well done. Yes, the array of  temples in Bagan is mesmerising but seeing them from a balloon...
  • robonrome wrote: Nice ray, love the delicate colors in the Bagan temple landscapes... The river shots very similar to my experiences over the Me Kong from Laos ...haven't made it to Myanmar yet but...
  • Just a few more Tourists through the U-bein bridge Mandalay Sunset U-bein Bridge Sunset Inlay Lake Dusk Inlay Lake Sunset Ngapali Beach Golden Hour on Kaladan Sunrise on the Kaladan Mrauk-u All...
  • Created discussions Myanmar - Dawn Dusk
    I've got back from 3 weeks in Myanmar with my wife.  I took my wife travel friendly 14-150 zoom with the Em 1.  I also took the 12-40 and 7-14 both of which I rarely used. So this is my 2 bits...
  • Some shots cruising along Inlay lake Myanmay where's the pretzel? which way? We want more  As boats speed along the guides give the passengers a bag of fried pretzel shaped pastries bought...
  • Hi Tom I think you are saying that the Em1 can do Exposure compensation on Manual and AutoISO.  - that is the mechanics are now possible.  From my point of view - GREAT!!! I hope you are right and...
  • Hi Tech wise, I am a beginner and need advice on the issue of auto ISO. WHY AUTO ISO is important for me I have been taking photos with some seriousness for over 40 years and so from my film days...
  • Created discussions Oly 14-150 Walkaround Art
    Some more photos using the 14-150 walkaround at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney. While I might want to use my 12-40 f2.8 in the lowish light, I shot at slow apertures for DOF. War is...
  • stefano888 wrote: It seems hard to get where are the two girls. Or not? Nice pics. There are a few different tracks at different levels  at this part of the cliff face.  This one is near the top...
  • KTClown wrote: Some nice shots, no fire there? The Blue Mountains are west of Sydney and had fires in September.  With some miraculous strategies by the volunteer Bush Fire brigades, major tragedy...
  • Created discussions The Blue Mountains, Australia
    With the social whirl in the Sydney Summer, I've taken a few shots while visiting friends. So I've just taken my EM1 with the Oly 14-150 walk around lens so as to remain part of the social group,...
  • A trip on the Parramatta River moving away from the glamour parts of Sydney Harbour. Mangroves Clyde Refinery Cheers Ray
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