NE Silo Art Trail – St James

St James has a population of fewer than 100 residents and is small even by Australian small-town standards. The Artwork here depicts a mural of Sir George Coles, the founder of Coles supermarkets (Now one of the largest in Australia) who was a local to the St James township. The silo bunkers at St James were built in…

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Exploring the Goulburn, Mallee and Wimmera Regions of Victoria – Part 3

Day 3 We woke to grey skies but the rain had mostly stopped, just a few occasional random drops here and there. We made our way over to Sea Lake and the newest of the Silo Art only completed a few weeks ago, as well as some local street art as well. Then onto Lake…

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NE Silo Art Trail – Devenish

The Devenish Silos were a two-part project by artist Cam Scale. The first part of the installation was unveiled on Anzac Day Eve 2018 and coincided with the 100 year centenary of the end of the First World War. The artwork featured both a First World War nurse and a modern-day combat medic. Fifty young men…

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Benalla Street Art Nov 2019

A recent trip to Country Victoria landed us in Benalla in Goulburn, as we checked out the street art from the Wall to Wall Festival earlier in the year. Some amazing art, we grabbed a coffee and wandered the streets in the 32°C temps. ~ Julz

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In the studio – The Night Circus

The Night Circus is a book written by  Erin Morgenstern, according to Wikipedia, however, I am sure it has been around longer than 2011, with both Supernatural and Torchwood (TV Shows) I am sure to have done an offshoot or spinoff of. Basically, there is a magical circus that magically appears and disappears in a random…

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In the Studio – The Corpse Bride

A couple of months ago I ran a promotion on my Facebook page, to win a day in the studio with me and my A-team. After a few weeks of lots of interest, we eventually pulled one name from a hat at random (at our Raggedy Ann shoot), the winner was a lady by the…

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Macro for beginners workshop

I recently ran a Macro for beginners workshop, it is the first time I have run a total beginners workshop, I have run other macro workshops, but people had been requested a back to basics, start from the beginning. So I did. We covered so many technical aspects of cameras and macro photography; exposure triangles,…

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McDowall Street Art

Near where my Daughter currently lives, we pass by some street art, every time we seemed to go anywhere, it is under a bridge and not exactly easy to get to, but we finally decided it was time we had a closer look. Finally found somewhere nearby to park and crossed the slipway at a…

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Spring florals

  I took this image on my smartphone, the flowers were so pretty in their flower bed. Not quite Spring but the warmth in Brisbane, had already started to see a few flowers bloom. I then decided to play with it in Photoshop and add some textures and make it all painterly and pretty. ~…

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Monday’s Musings…

Such a mixed bag this week, I have spent quite a bit of time creating recipes and photographing the results, some wonderful, some not so great; ie my lactose-free, egg-free pannacotta did not set well and pretty much collapsed when taken out of the moulds…still tasted yummy and we ate all of it, but did…

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