Story Bridge (structure)

For The Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge : Structure. Whenever I visit Brisbane, I try to photograph “my bridge”. This is Story Bridge, which I’ve written about before here and here. It’s such an amazing structure and it always makes me feel at home, whenever I see it. The black and white image above I…

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The Twelve Apostles

My family visited me in Melbourne a couple of weeks ago and we took a few trips, doing the touristy things. One was a trip to The Twelve Apostles, which I have always loved. I went there last in 2004 and I went there when I was about 5 years old. This time, the weather…

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New Year Eve Fireworks

Happy New Year! I can’t believe how long I’ve been away. I’ve had the busiest travel schedule since about September last year, with only 3 weeks where I stayed home in Melbourne for the entire week during those 4 months. Quite a struggle but it’s over now. I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday break…

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Harmony

For The Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge : ย Harmony. โ€œThe combination of simultaneously sounded musical notes to produce chords having a pleasing effect; the quality of forming a pleasing and consistent whole.โ€     From a work trip to Heron Island in Central Queensland – no phone, no internet, no locks on doors. Just the…

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Plant in the Park

I finally decided to take my camera with me to the park tonight and pottered around in amongst the trees and took some shots of this lovely plant. As usual I used my Olympus OMD EM5. I went out only with my 45mm (f/1.8, 90mm equivalent) lens with me. It’s not an everyday lens, but…

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Time Passes

For The Daily Posts’s Weekly Photo Challenge : Time. ย  This photo was taken in Mackay, very near my home town – we were driving for dinner with extended family. I like this shot – I took it from the car window (Dad was driving๐Ÿ˜‹) with my Olympus OMD EM5 – such a fleeting moment…

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Mid-Summer Portrait 1

These portraits were taken at the Midsummer Faerie Rade in Melbourne in 2016 (a couple of weekends ago). Taken with my Olympus OMD EM5 with the 45mm portrait lens (90mm equivalent). Here’s another shot in colour, so you can better view her intricate makeup: Most people at the Rade were dressed in costume and were…

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Melbourne Street Art 1

  I am settling in to my new city and what an intriguing and colourful city it is. I’ve been here many times before as a visitor, but it’s even more amazing as a resident. Recently, Michelle from This Melbourne Life presented “3 of the best ย … Laneways in Melbourne“, filling in for me as…

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Sarina Beach

This post was written before New Year’s Eve and I somehow neglected to post it… Finally it’s raining and the weather is much cooler, it’s beautiful. The only sacrifice is the loss of blue skies, but I love a good dark cloud, so I’m ok with it. We took a drive while my brother was…

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