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Gilles Royer
My name is Gilles and I'm a Frenchman living in Australia. I love photography!
My name is Gilles and I'm a Frenchman living in Australia. I love photography!

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Happy New Year 2016!
To my (few) followers and casual readers - I wish you and your families a wonderful & happy New Year, and my best wishes for 2016, may it bring a lot of beautiful lights, lenses and other accessories to make great images! Thanks for your support. I'll try a...

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Petite Fleur Bleue
We have a whole pot of those little blue pansies, and they are so delicate, yet I hadn't managed to get a good shot of them previously. But I am quite happy with this one - I like the composition, the sharpness all through the flower, as well as the blurred...

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Droplet on Pink
I haven't posted for a while here, so here we go. This is my latest photo. Taken in the garden, a few droplets on a new pink daisy plant.  I kept a very shallow depth of field, to keep the focus and clarity on the foreground droplet, that acts like a magnif...

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Spring is here!
With Spring (officially but not technically) kicking into gear here in Melbourne, the garden offers growing opportunities for my macro / close-up shots, with buds, blossoms, flowers and trees all enjoying the warm rays of the sun. So this is perfect time fo...

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"Looking Back"
Today was such a beautiful sunny day in Melbourne, I just can't wait for Spring to be here, with its warmth, longer days, and plenty of beautiful flowers and bugs in the garden! But whilst we wait for this, the gazanias in the garden still give me plenty of...

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"Elegance in Pink" posted
I've taken those flowers many times before - they are beautiful pink gazanias and grow in a pot in our back garden. I've shot them across seasons, in different lights, different times of days, but the difference with this one is that I'm testing my new toy ...

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"Moss & Flowers" posted
I'm still going through my stock of photos taken during my last trip to Europe, so keep looking for them! This one was taken in my parents' garden, a combination of moss and wild pink flowers, creating an interesting vegetal microcosm. I've edited brightnes...

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Going through my stock of images from my recent trip to Europe... This one again from our rental house in the lovely town of Arundel, in West Sussex.  Some beautiful sharp details in the pink flower, contrasting with a blurry background, but can still recog...

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My new page on Facebook!
I've finally succumbed to the Facebook wave. Call me an early adopter ;-) This page:  will be dedicated to my passion for photography, including my own photos, photos I like from other great artists, and anythi...

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"Blue Cornflower and Rain" photo posted
A beautiful blue cornflower, shot in the garden. After some rain, it was glad to find a bit of sun to warm up... "Blue Cornflower and Rain" (c) Gilles Royer 2015 I've also posted it on my  +500px  portfolio, at the following link:
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