Macro Garden Series – 1

My friend Julie Powell (Photographer and Graphic Designer) invited me to join her photography excursion at the Wilson Botanic Park in Berwick (about 40km outside the city of Melbourne, at the foot of the Dandenong mountains). It’s a beautiful park and I had a great time immersing myself in all things macro. Actually, I didn’t…

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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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Last Garden Shoot?

I have some apple blossom plants in my front garden that are supposed to become a hedge. They have taken years to grow and finally (now that I’m moving) they’re starting to really take off. They are covered in beautiful white blossoms and I always see so many bees buzzing around the blossoms. I’ve wanted…

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A Single Drop

How cool is this single drop? It’s perched on the end of one of the leaves of the weed shown below. I love the way water droplets are rounded (that’s science!!) and that they reflect the world around them (that’s science too LOL). This pink flower is a tiny weed, just a centimetre long. Oh…

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A Rainbow for Your Monday

A very quick post tonight. I really couldn’t help but share this photo with you. I moved some plants around on the weekend and needed to water them in. I was about to run back inside when I noticed this beautiful rainbow caught in the spray of the sprinkler, so I had to grab my…

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Happy Australia Day

  January 26th is Australia Day. It marks the anniversary of settlement in 1788 – the arrival of the First Fleet from Britain into Port Jackson in New South Wales. Australia is a relatively young country. I remember visiting places like Salzburg in Europe and feeling such rich history and heritage there. We don’t have…

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