A Piece of Nepal in Brisbane

While out shooting for my March Changing Season’s post, I spent some time at the Nepalese Pagoda. This was the Kingdom of Nepal’s contribution to World Expo 88 which was held here in Brisbane. The Pagoda has become a permanent fixture within the lush rainforest walk at Southbank. According to visitbrisbane “it features 80 tonnes…

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Walls of my World

For this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge, we are tasked with photographing Walls: Share an image of a wall that reveals something about a place, people, or you. Here are some walls that I’ve discovered recently…   This hardware store seems to be using all available wall space for advertising. Some kind of desperation?   This wall is…

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Long Way Down

 Playing with perspective, focus and depth of field are some of my favourite things.  This photo is going into Lucile’s Photo101 Rehab Clinic, a place for all die-hard photography addicts.  x desleyjane 

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Life Around Us

While out shooting for my most recent Changing Seasons post, I captured a couple of photos to check in to Lucile’s Photo101 Rehab Clinic. Come visit the clinic to see some great photos and share your own as well if you wish. Each of these photos was shot with my Olympus OMD EM5 camera, with…

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Twilight Beach

  During my recent 5 Photos 5 Stories challenge, I posted a photo entitled Despair, which was a black and white photo of my friend up on a rock. That same evening, I took a number of photos at the beach (Maroubra). It was almost 8pm and the light was almost gone, I quite like…

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Who Am I ??

I found some very cool plants on my recent travels. My header image is shown in colour in the gallery below – it’s a very cool dark dark purple colour. It’s an amazing succulent, but I couldn’t find anyone to tell me what it is. The header image, I was trying some new editing. I converted…

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Eclectic Street Life

My dear Justine at Eclectic Odds n Sods has been hosting a fabulous series of challenges for us to get involved in, share our words and pictures, thoughts and ideas. If you haven’t stopped by, please do, it’s always a treat. This Eclectic Corner Challenge #7 is called Street Life, Photography and Writing and asks…

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Fly on Flower

Fly lands on flower      Searching for the sweet nectar            But he’s not a bee   My first and quite pathetic attempt at a haiku – eek! But I like the photo. Unfortunately, his feet are disappearing into the flower due to my shallow depth of field but this…

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So Not Ready

She drove as fast as she could. Her heart racing as fast as the car, the terrifying phone call replaying itself in her mind. As she checked the rear-view mirror, she lost focus for a second and the car swerved dangerously close the edge. She was close to tears, her mind working overtime, thinking of…

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Despair

As the day draws to a close and the light begins to disappear, he climbs his rock and waits just near the edge. He shakes his head. What is he waiting for? His love has gone. Not coming back. No chance. But he can’t stop. This is their spot. This is where they found each…

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Lost in Abandon

They left their bikes tied to a signpost and ran down the hill, hands clasped, giggling. After three years of waiting, they wanted nothing more than to lose themselves in each other. As they approached the water, he let go of her hand so that he could pull off his shirt. He turned to her,…

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