Lee Scanlon

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Planning and Packing Camera Lenses for a Holiday or Trip

When you’re packing photography equipment for a holiday, it’s hard to decide what to take. You want to take enough to get good photos, but not so …

Scott Morrison imposes information blackout on self-harm in detention

The immigration minister, Scott Morrison, says he does not intend to reveal incidents of self-harm in detention centres because it is an “operational matter” and could encourage copycat behaviour among detainees.<p>Morrison made the remarks at the weekly Operation Sovereign Borders briefing in Sydney …

Climate report: How the science has moved on

“Human influence on the climate system is clear.”<p>With these words, Thomas Stocker of the University of Bern in Switzerland summed up the new …

PM's office clamps down on ministers' media

Prime Minister Tony Abbott's office has moved to directly approve the media appearances of all Coalition frontbenchers, <i>The Australian Financial …

Cleaner air from tackling climate change 'would save millions of lives'

Tackling climate change would save millions of lives a year by the end of the century purely as a result of the decrease in air pollution, according to a new study.<p>The study is published as scientists from around the globe gather in Stockholm to thrash out final details of a landmark assessment of …

Tony Abbott will doom future generations if he ditches carbon tax

Just look at Canada.<p>In British Columbia, where I live, a warming climate has allowed insects the size of grains of rice to destroy $65 billion worth …

Why Australia's new PM should rethink foreign aid cuts

On Saturday, Tony Abbott, leader of the Australian Liberal party, won the Australian federal election, ushering in new political leadership after six years of tumultuous Labor party rule by Kevin Rudd, Julia Gillard, and Kevin Rudd again.<p>Days before the election (controversially, after the media …

Tony Abbott's carbon price referendum was a flop

Just five days before polling day, then-opposition leader Tony Abbott declared at Australia's National Press Club that the 2013 election would be a referendum on the carbon price.<p>"More than anything," Mr Abbott said, "this election is a referendum on the carbon tax."<p>The Australian federal election …

Do You Make These 5 Classic Mistakes in Macro Photography?

Delving into macro photography opens up a fascinating, sometimes strange, new world. The ultra-close up views of flowers, plants, insects, and even …

Top 10 Berlin experiences

Berlin is a scene-stealing combo of glamour and grit, poised to mesmerise anyone keen to connect with its vibrant culture, bold architecture, global food, intense parties and easy-going vibe. Whether your tastes run to posh or punk, you can sate them in the German capital. Here are ten things to …

This Many Incredible Photography Links Might Throw the Earth Out of Orbit

Another week comes to a close and Toad Hollow Photography has been very busy searching for the best links to tutorials, reviews, special features, …

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How to Strip the Lapel Grip of a Larger Opponent

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