Summer Outings – Australia Gardens

I recently had a day out at Australia Gardens, while a friend from the country was visiting, she had not been there before. We headed out quite early as it was going to be quite hot. We spent a fair bit of time in the shady areas and wandered around, looking for birds and such.…

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Spring Outings – Australia Gardens Pt 3

One of the reasons I really wanted to go to Australia Gardens, was to capture some fabulous birds with the 70-300mm lens Tamron had loaned to me. Check out the flower in this post. I am not a Bird Watcher (or Twitcher) by any means, but having a 300mm telephoto zoom, made it much easier…

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Spring Outings – Australia Gardens Pt 2

Continuing on from the Orchid House at Australia Gardens, I visited the Scrub lands and the rich red soil full of wonderous Australian Native Flowers, paper daisies, kangaroo paw, grevillea, waratah, banksia and more… All shot with the Tamron 70-300mm lens. While it may be Spring, this garden is often at it’s best in Winter…

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Spring Outings – Australia Gardens Pt 1

We seem to be three for three in weekly outings, it’s been great. Sadly we only seem to get one day between Friday and Sunday that’s actually worth leaving the house. The joy of Spring and unpredictable weather. This week is Australia Gardens in Cranbourne about 50km SE Melbourne. not far from my house, beautiful…

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Winter Outings – Australia Gardens

I felt like I have not left the house for months, I had left a few times for essential things like food and work, but apart from that, we have been self-isolating as much as possible. Parks and various tourist spot were opening to the public (and then being shut again due to high visitor…

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Mondays Musings…

Gotta take what opportunities arise right? I have been self-isolating for months, recovering from surgery and hiding from the world. I had to bust out. Yesterday there was a small break in the weather and we headed out to our local gardens. We have been here lots, but maybe not as often as we should.…

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Regular Random – Paper Daisies

I did a recent visit to Australia Gardens (will post more pics soon), I went to shoot the orchids in the orchid house, but there was only one! But then I went to find something else to catch my eye – and found these beauties! I believe they are called Paper Daisies So totally stunning…

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Spring Outings – Australia Gardens

We’ve been there before, Australia Gardens, in Cranbourne (SE Victoria), this time we went with a different Photography group, as we have been many times we only went to a few selected areas. We visited the area where the birds dominate, in particular, a New England Honeyeater, which was very plentiful. We also visited the…

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