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.: what it's for
main purpose of this web site is to allow us to display & share
photos taken at family events & on holidays & other
Naturally, all the
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.: to check out
The photos are sorted by year, so click on the
button for the relevant year, then click on the links for the set of
To best view the photos make sure that your screen is calibrated
so that you can see all the shades in the image below;
You must be able to see all this:
-- 20 sections of equal width and different tone
-- the darkest section must be pure black
-- the lightest section must be pure white
-- there must be no hint of colour anywhere along the grey spectrum
If you don't see 20 different tones, you may need to lower the contrast.
If black is not pure black, you need to either darken the monitor or adjust the black point.
If white is not pure white, you need to either lighten the monitor or adjust the white point.
If both black and white are not pure, try to boost the overall contrast or adjust both, the black and white points.
If there is a colour cast, try and adjust the colour balance. Some
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.: thank you!
All images on this web site are copyright to me, Peter Hocking, unless
otherwise noted. If you'd like a copy or want permission to use any of
these images, please contact me by clicking here to send me an email.
2013. Renee went to Europe in late July this year, She me with a friend
who had spent 6 months as an exchange student at a University in the
UK. They spent 3 weeks touring around Italy, Greece, Spain &
France. You can see the photos here. As soon as I can organise Renee, we'll update the album of her photos with some details.
27th September, 2013. Betty & I managed to go back to Floriade. Here are the photos.
December 25, 2013. We had Christmas with my parents in Moss Vale this year, you can see the pictures here.
On the 3rd of May, 2014, Stan & Joy, friends of ours from church got married. You can see the photos here.
19th, 2014. Betty & I flew up to Brisbane to spend four days in
Noosa & 2 nights with some long time friends in Brisbane. We had a
great holiday, the only problem was that it was too short. Our pictures
September 15th 2014. Renee & I went up to Grafton for a friend of Renee's 21st. On the
way home we caught with our new grand niece & Renee's 2nd cousin,
Charlotte Baxter. Here are the pictures.
19 September 2014. We had the very great pleasure of attending &
participating as the official celebrant in the wedding of our niece
Eleanor to Russell Dady. The photos are here!
5th November 2014. While I was in Wagga today, I went to the Botanical
Gardens & took some pictures to try out my macro lens & GPS
unit. The pictures are here.
Christmas 2014 has been & gone. This year we spent Christmas in Orange with Betty's side of the family . Here are the pictures. Wishing everyone a wonderful blessed 2015!
Our kids gave Betty a ticket to a cricket match at the SCG. So off we went, (even me), to the cricket. You can see the photos here.
Our youngest child Renee has turned 21. Here are some photos of the party held at her grandparents place in Moss Vale.
1st April, 2015. Today our 3rd child Renee graduated from University.
She graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Human Biology. See
the photos here.
Betty & I went away to Wagga & Orange over Easter & the week following, you can see the photos here.
October 2015, Renee, Betty & I went away on holidays to Perth for 8 days, then
went to Nelson Bay for 6 days with my Dad. You can see the photos here!
25 December 2015. We had a quiet Christmas at home this year, here are the pictures.
31 December 2015. Betty & I spent New Years Eve with my sister & brother-in-law. Here are the photos!
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