Regular Random – 5 Minutes with exposure settings

Thought I might try something a little different this week. While on holiday we were sitting in the hotel lobby waiting for our driver and I was watching the rain. As there were no window panes I had a clear view of this frangipani just outside and decided to play with exposure settings to see how…

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Our Bali Adventure – Day 6

We again woke to more rain, we had a leisurely breakfast and then grabbed a coffee from across the street, while we waited for today’s driver who would take us to Bali Zoo. Lots of building work going on and many of the exhibits listed could not be seen, as to the animals that were…

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Our Bali Adventure – Day 5

Rose to drizzling rain, it has been raining pretty much since dinner last evening, and the rain continued on and off all day. We were picked up by our guide Subaga, again and a new driver and we drove out to Pura Taman Ayun Temple – which translates to beautiful garden. It was much quieter…

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Gold and Silver Processing

While in Bali we visited several places a Batik Factory and Coffee and a Chocolate Plantation, and we also visited a Gold and Silver Smith workshop. We were guided through how the refind and make silver jewelry and we were given a pamphlet of the process. However, this particular establishment did rip us off with…

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Batik Processing

We recently visited an Artist Village in Bali and were shown through a Batik Factory, this is where they weave various materials for fabric, as well as print the patterns, either by hand painting or stamping them with paint. We watched the whole process but were also given hand-outs describing the process, by the people at…

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Glow

This Week’s WPC is Glow I have a few shot from a recent trip to Nusa Lembongan in Indonesia, just off the coast of Bali. Such a tropical paradise, you couldn’t help but glow, everything did, from Weddings during the Golden Hour, to Sunset to the pool in our private villa. I am pretty sure I…

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Starts with Letter ‘I’

This week’s alphabet challenge for CFFC is words starting with letter ‘I’….again my recent holiday proved handy; We spotted this Instagram Selfie post on the iconic Nusa Lembongan in Indonesia (That’s three words for one pic!!!), Idyllic isn’t it (and another one 🙂 ). Found it quite funny and intriguing (yes that’s 5!) when you zoom out!…

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – H is for Happy

Missed a week or two, but happy to jump in on this one, even if it’s late, have the perfect image……just the one for now. H is for Happy but also Hippo………so I have a Happy Hippo! Photographed this guy at Bali Safari and Marine Park last week. Join Cee, and everyone else in the…

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Our Bali Adventure – Day 4

We woke early, as we had a 6;30am pickup, which was actually running late, as it had to continually stop for a sick passenger (Bali Belly?), while we waited we watched a couple of Monkeys play on top of our bungalow from the hotel lobby. Monkeys outside of the Sacred Forest are not sacred…interesting fact.…

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Our Bali Adventure – Day 3, Part 2

After visiting the Elephant Caves we drove up to the Mountains for a view out over Mount Bator and Lake Bator. The lake is the largest in Bali and the Mount is actually a live volcano, not the one making all the fuss, but it also erupted in 1963, at the same time as Mount Agung.…

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