Spring Outings – Grantville Jetty at sunset

Grantville is about 103km from Melbourne CBD, about 60kms from my house on the way to Kilkunda and Phillip Island. I have not stopped at this jetty before, but have driven through Grantville many times on the way to and from other locations. I had seen some images take by other photographers for this location…

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Spring Outings- Cloude Hill Gardens

Some days the weather is just too good to spend inside working, and fresh air and exercise is good for us, so after I had spent most of a recent workday busy on the PC and in the studio, I could not bear it any longer and just had to get out. Moth was home…

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Spring Outings – European Christmas Cookie Class

I had been looking for something fun to do with some friends and students for an end of the year get together, a change from the usual Sunday brunch and champagne or a ‘play-date’ in the studio. Something fun and inclusive of photographers and non-photographers alike. I came across this European Christmas Cookie class by…

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Spring Outings – Dandenong Ranges Botanic Gardens

Dandenong Ranges Botanic Gardens, Formerly known as the National Rhododendron Gardens, but it has so much more than just rhododendrons these days. We went because I was under the impression from various photos online that the Cherry Tree Orchard was in bloom, sadly it was not. However, the Crab Apple Trees were and so pretty too. We…

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Spring Outings – Princes Pier Sunset

It feels like so long since we did a photography group outing, but Spring means longer days and better weather, so we decided that a lovely warm Spring day may bring us a really nice sunset down at Princes Pier in Melbourne. It turns out not enough cloud and not much colour (there had been…

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Spring Outings – Sunset at Powlett River

We were invited to photograph sunset at the Mouth of Powlett River in Daylston, along the Bass Coast, we have never been there before and photos of rocks, moss, and surf looked wonderful, how could we say no? So we met everyone in the carpark and walked the 600-700m along the river’s edge to the…

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Spring Outings – Kilcunda Beach

Many years ago, when I first got back into photography and possibly even when I first started blogging, I visited Kilcunda Beach and a few other beaches along this stretch of the coast, I was still learning my craft and if I wrote a blog post, I cannot seem to find it.  Anyway, we were…

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Spring Outings -Donna Buang Rain Forest Gallery

We went out for the day with a friend, to enjoy some fresh air and sunshine, initially, we were going to visit Warrantina Lavender Farm as it was their open day, we arrived to complete chaos, as they were still setting up market stalls and to be honest there was very little colour. So we…

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Spring Outings – Dandenong Ranges Botanic Gardens

Sundays are my days off to play or catch up on family stuff, occasionally when I am really busy, editing and client stuff too. But recently I have been finding a slightly better work/life balance (well so I keep telling myself). So last Sunday we headed off with one of our photography groups to the…

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Spring Outings – MacArthur Park

On a recent scouting trip, I was taken by a photographer friend to MacArthur Park near Mitchell Park, Ballarat. I immediately thought of the song, it was Spring indeed, but there was no cake melting in the rain, nor the dark! We did, however, come back here for a few photo shoots, as it was…

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