Australia Day 2013

We head out a little later than usual this year. David wanted to stop in the city and get a new camera bag, he has grown out of his older bag.

Another Australia Day means another trip to Geelong, it has kind of become a tradition I guess. But this time our usual third, Kathryn, couldn’t come along. She’s just started a new job and had to work. So this year we dragged Sue along for the trip.

It seemed a little low-key this year. The crowds were there, the stages and performers were there, everything seemed to be the same, but it just seemed less than the last two years. Maybe it was just that the performers weren’t as dynamic as previous years.

Sue and I rode the ferris wheel, that was pretty cool, I don’t think she’d ever been on a ferris wheel that goes so high. We took some photos while we were up there and cheered every time we passed entry point, on our way to another loop.

And of course the beach volleyball was on again, it was by far the best part of the day. So we spent a bit of time there capturing the action. I do have to admit that perhaps we were obsessed with a couple of the players. They were the best on court, it was easy to get decent shots from their action.

We called it a day around 4pm, missing the Roulettes and the fireworks display… maybe one year we’ll stick around for the fireworks show and try and capture them.

I’ve processed the photos a little differently this time around, but present them here.

Australia Day 2013 Geelong
Australia Day 2013 Geelong
Australia Day 2013 Geelong
Australia Day 2013 Geelong
Australia Day 2013 Geelong
Australia Day 2013 Geelong
Australia Day 2013 Geelong
Australia Day 2013 Geelong
Australia Day 2013 Geelong
Australia Day 2013 Geelong
Australia Day 2013 Geelong
Australia Day 2013 Geelong
Australia Day 2013 Geelong
Australia Day 2013 Geelong
Australia Day 2013 Geelong
Australia Day 2013 Geelong
Australia Day 2013 Geelong
Australia Day 2013 Geelong
Australia Day 2013 Geelong
Australia Day 2013 Geelong
Australia Day 2013 Geelong
Australia Day 2013 Geelong

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