Weekly Photo Challenge – Earth

With Earth day coming up on April 22, our theme for this week’s WPC is Earth. I have just spent eight days in the Australian Outback, where I had no signal, nor internet for at least three of those days and more often than not; little to none on the rest of those days. I…

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Our Outback Adventure, Day 7

Mungo – Swan Hill 349 kms all 2nd rate dirt roads took 3 hours We rose early and went out to shoot sunrise over the Mungo Plains, quiet and peaceful out in the scrubland and beautiful sunrise it was, it may have started out cool, but warmed up quite quickly once the sun was up.…

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Autumn and Metal

I’m back after a short break, found new photos to use for my challenges! So this week’s Cees Fun Foto Challenge is Autumn and Metal. I love Autumn, one of my favourite times of the year, days are pleasant (mostly) and the nights are cooler. Making sunrise and sunsets all the more spectacular and the…

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Our Outback Adventure, Day 6

Broken Hills – Mungo National Park, via Menindee Lakes, Pooncarie 331 kms all dirt road, Pooncarie to Mungo alone took 3.5 hours We were up early this morning, no time to shoot sunrise, although it was lovely, we headed out to Menindee Lakes, off the beaten track, red dirt roads again for miles and miles.…

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An afternoon in Fitzroy…

I recently spent a lovely afternoon in Fitzroy with Desley, we had lunch in a lovely little cafe and spent such a wonderful time catching up, good coffee and a fabulous lunch. Fitzroy is an older part of Melbourne, in the inner city, and it is seeing a resurgence of artistic and creative types. There…

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Share Your World – 18th April, 2017

When writing by hand do you prefer to use a pencil or pen? I am not really phased by one of the other, if I am scribbling notes I’ll happily use a pencil, but if I am writing to someone, which I rarely do, I always use a pen. I handwrite my Christmas cards in pen,…

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Our Outback Adventure, Day 5

Broken Hill – Silverton – Mundi Mundi Plains, 24 kms We allowed ourselves the luxury of a sleep in this morning, as we had a free morning to ourselves, we did however miss a fabulous sunrise. We went to Bells Cafe for morning tea, it’s a retro 1960s cafe filled to the brim with retro…

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Tuesday’s Textures

I was playing around with various blur and blend layers, I don’t normally use; radial blue and Exclusion as well as really off the charts curves layers. I created the glowing orb from scratch. Some backgrounds from Marcela Bolivar from DeviantArt. Model – Pete Butcher | Photographer – Caroline Julia Moore ~ Julz  

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Monday Musings…

Easter Monday…….so the weekend is still on a roll, but that’s OK we are home this weekend and such a lovely relaxing weekend. Good Friday was spent with family, such a lovely day, both my girls and my Son in Law, my Parents dropped in for a visit and we have a debacle of a…

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Our Outback Adventure, Day 4

Mildura – Wentworth – Broken Hill 325 kms (3.5 hours) We all rose early and met at the Mildura Wharf for sunrise, it was cool, calm and very quiet, with a few sleepy birds starting to stir. We all stood and watched the sun rise over the Murray River, each minute more magic than the…

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