Friday Flowers

Something soft and pretty for your Friday, Summer flowers shot just before Christmas, and only recently had time to do anything with them. So while I am away enjoying a week with my family in Brisbane, you can enjoy something light, bright and fresh. All shot on the Nikon, with the 16-85mm lens, ISO200, F/5.6…

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Regular Random – Spring Gerbera Pt 2

Last week, I had such a wonderful time with these fresh cream colored gerbera, I did two different settings, so I did two different 5 Minute Regular Randoms as well Here are the rules for Regular Random: choose a subject or a scene spend five minutes photographing it – no more! try to not interfere…

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Letter O – Needs to have the letter O anywhere in the word

I went a little Overboard (hehehe another one), with Cee’s theme this week, words containing the letter ‘O’ (actually, that’s another four!), it’s hard to believe we are over halfway in this current challenge. So here is my gallery for this week. Visit Cee’s page for the rest of the themes for this current challenge. ~…

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Regular Random – Spring Gerbera Pt 1

What is Spring without some beautiful flowers? So for this week’s Regular Random, I bought some beautiful soft cream gerbera to play with, out in the wonderful sunshine. I had such a lovely afternoon, I decided to change the props and flowers up a bit and did another 5 minutes, which I will leave for…

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WPC- Transformation #2

OK, I could not help myself, I have already done one post for this week’s challenge, but I just had to do another, it is Spring after all and such an amazing time of the year for transformation, from bare trees to full of leaves and blossoms and now fruits are starting to appear as…

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Friday Flowers – Blooms of Bali, Part 4

Continuing with my feature of the wonderful flowers photographed in Bali, this week I feature the Purple blooms. Most of the flowers this week are orchids (not sure of the individual species)… With some Bougainvillea and another assortment of flowers, that I have no real idea of the species or names. I hope you have…

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Regular Random – Dandelion Seed

I recently acquired some extension tubes for my Sonya7ii (this a tube fitted to a camera between the body and lens to shorten the distance of closest focus of an object so that close-up pictures can be taken). As much as I love the new Sony, I don’t have a macro lens and they are expensive,…

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Temporary

This week’s WPC is Temporary : What we capture is just one specific moment of alignment between the world, our camera, and our eyes. I guess Fall is most on everyone’s mind in the Northern Hemisphere, but here in the South we are in Spring, with Summer just around the corner. For us in Victoria…

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Spring Outings – Alowyn Gardens

Its Spring and we got a small burst of warm weather and sunshine, already quite late in the season, but our yearly trek to Yarra Glen was overdue. We have been going for several years now, Alowyn Gardens is a wonderful garden and nursery in the Yarra Glen hills, amidst wineries and farmland. Our last few…

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Share Your World – 31st October 2017

Happy Halloween, if you celebrate that sort of thing, we don’t generally here in Australia, but it is becoming more popular. I myself have not bothered this year, I do have a few decorations and a black cauldron I usually fill with candies and stuff for the children who do partake, but generally, we end…

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