Autumn getaways – Phillip Island, part 1

I adore travelling in Autumn and thank goodness we are currently allowed to travel, at least within our own state. Some are venturing further afield, but there is the risk of sudden border closures and having to quarantine when we have Covid flair-ups. They are now becoming less often and less severe, still you have…

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Autumn getaways – Ararat, part 3

After spending some time, getting our ‘creep’ on at J ward and Aradale we visited the lovely Alexandra Gardens Park. Small, but a lovely spot for a stroll. This pretty much brings me to the end of this trip, but don’t worry, tomorrow I’ll start on our next trip…Phillip Island. ~Julz

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Monday’s Musings…

Sorry, it’s been a while. I have had some scheduled travel posts, but not much else. Things have been a little crazy around here. We had some travel in there and then lots of stuff in the studio and then I fell behind on editing. I also wrote quite a few articles for Photofocus (you’ll…

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Five tips for exploring history with your camera — Photofocus

I have found that I often learn and see more when I have my camera in my hands. Looking through the viewfinder allows me to block out everything else and really see what is before me. 34 more words Five tips for exploring history with your camera — Photofocus

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Reliving Australian horror stories through a lens — Photofocus

It’s not every day you’re offered the opportunity to photograph the inside of a now disused asylum for the mentally and the criminally insane. True Australian horror stories. 41 more words Reliving Australian horror stories through a lens — Photofocus

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Using a low aperture for getting the shot in tricky light — Photofocus

Using a low aperture for getting the shot in tricky light is often a great way to shoot a scene. I recently photographed a Red Riding Hood inspired portrait session in a redwood forest. 40 more words Using a low aperture for getting the shot in tricky light — Photofocus

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Autumn Getaways – Ararat Part 2

WARNING! Some readers may find some images a little disturbing

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Autumn Getaways – Ararat, Part 1

Recently we have been able to travel again, not far, but still just to be able to get away on some mini vacations, has been awesome. We travelled to Tynong a few weeks back and now with our usual motley photography crew we visited Ararat. Now to be honest Ararat itself is not THAT exciting.…

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Autumn getaways – One Tree Hill

Apparently at one point I think I heard somewhere that there was one big tree up at One Tree Hill Lookout in Ararat, but it fell down or something to that effect. There is a lot of shrubbery up there and quite a few trees, but nothing that would claim the title for One Tree…

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Autumn getaways – Ferntree Falls

On a recent weekend getaway to country Victoria, we decided to stop at a little place called Fern Tree Gully, as there are some waterfalls there. This is near Raglan in the Mount Buangor State Park. It looked as if it really has not had many visitors in quite a while, very overgrown and the…

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