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  1. Quick tip: How to take photos with blurry backgrounds

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    Learn how to use the camera’s aperture settings to control the background blur in your images. Producer: Luke Wong - ABC Open - http://ab.co/Zmd4ni For more photography tips, check out the…

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    • The slow magic of pinhole photography

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      Using cameras made from recycled food tin, Orange photographer Jude Keogh creates long-exposure images of the world around her. Producer and Camera: Luke Wong - ABC Open Sound: John Da Rin Interview:…

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      • Australian soldier statuette replica of Mont St Quentin memorial

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        This statuette was commissioned by the Second Division of the Australian Army to commemorate an original statue that stood at Mont St Quentin in France. It is cast of bronze and stands at 39 centimetres…

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        • Cigar box gifted to Australian Prime Minister Sir Robert Menzies

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          This is a handcrafted cigar box made for the then Prime Minister of Australia, Sir Robert Menzies in 1962. It has a metal catch featuring the logo of the 50th anniversary of the Lithgow Small…

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          • Volunteering behind the scenes of Riding for the Disabled

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            "It knocked me about fairly badly, I nearly died and was blinded for six months," says Ross Campbell as he describes the aftermath of the explosion accident that disabled him in 1971. Working…

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            • Living Alone - Margaret Bastick

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              A devout Catholic who trained as a nun, Margaret Bastick happily lives on her own ever since she left the convent over thirty years ago. Photography by John Kich. Additional images and production…

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              • Folk music alive in Lithgow

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                For more than thirty years, folk musicians in Lithgow, NSW, have met for a monthly jam session at their local pub. The melody of the traditional Scottish song ‘Wild Mountain Thyme’…

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                • Dry summer in country NSW

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                  Short slideshow showing photographs of the country NSW landscape during summer by ABC Open contributor John Kich. Images were taken around Orange, Canowindra, Young, Cootamundra and Gundagai. See…

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                  • David Rawsthorne: Lighting up Lithgow for Christmas

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                    Every Christmas since 2003, David Rawsthorne and his family set up and host this light display in the front yard of their suburban home in Lithgow. He works as an electrical operator at one of…

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                    • Lithgow photographers recount State Mine Fire

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                      Members of the Lithgow Photography Group share their experience of the fire disaster that affected their town and the surrounding communities during October 2013. Photos by: Mary Abbott Jean…

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                      • ABC Exhumed - central west NSW region concert highlights

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                        6 central west bands performed at the regional finals gig of the ABC Exhumed amateur band competition. Here are some highlights from the night. Read about the finals gig at http://bit.ly/16ZJIJ9

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                        • ABC Exhumed - Kitchen Table

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                          Long time friends Rod Maxey and Anna Boersma call their acoustic act 'Kitchen Table'. The two retired farmers from Molong have entered the ABC Exhumed band competition and were invited into…

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