A little rain never hurt anybody

I had a friend come to visit and I was showing her how to use a new lens, I have something similar (Lensbaby Sweet80, she has the 50). The weather was lousy, but we were having so much fun in between the rain showers, laughing at getting wet, capturing raindrops on the treasures in my…

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Protea in the gardens

I spent a lovely morning with the protea in the backyard, now a tremendous storm has just gone through. I haven’t been out there to see the damage yet, but I at least have my photos til next season. I captured these beauties with my 90mm macro. I totally adore this lens, whats not to…

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Exploring Cloudehill & more

I know I have already shared some recent images of Cloudehill with my Velvet56, but I thought I’d share some of the other images as I took along my other camera and a 28-75mm Tamron lens. I also went for a lovely drive after the gardens, as it was such a gorgeous day and stopped…

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Visiting Frog Hollows in Spring

Previous trips to Frog Hollows in Spring there are more baby birds, ducklings and such. But I wasn’t disappointed in what I spotted. I took the new Tamron 18-300mm APS-C lens to review and just wanted to capture some nice nature photography. Spotted Superb Fairy Wren, Black Swan, various ducks there was also various wattle…

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Tropical Getaway – Part 13

Woke up so stiff and sore from our adventures the previous day. We only had half a day with our youngest daughter as her flight left just after lunch, whereas our didn’t leave til that night. We packed up our gear and packed the car. We decided to keep fairly close to Cairns, as much…

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Winter Outings – Australia Gardens

I know, I seem to frequent a few gardens, but when they are so lovely…why not? Today was kind of special. I have a group of ladies who come out with me as a private class to learn photography. It’s a casual relaxed wander through some pretty gardens and talk all things life and photography.…

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2021 Outback Adventure – Part 3

Day 3 Bendigo > St Arnaud We allowed ourselves a small sleep in and then went back to the Shamrock Hotel for a nice hot cooked breakfast. Which was such a shame, as it was really awful, cold and they stuffed our orders up and we waited over an hour for them! Now a little…

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Share your world – 11th May 2021

QUESTIONS: What do you believe but cannot prove? There are so many things in this world we cannot prove. I believe that somewhere out there there must be other forms of life. I think that we are extremely arrogant to believe that we can be the only life in the universe because some higher being…

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Monday’s Musings…

Another week, another dollar, or so they say. Not sure that I earnt much, but then I didn’t spend anything, so I guess I’m ahead…lol I have been busy finishing setting the studio up, and cleaning up, so that kept me busy. Had some errands to run on Friday and then as the weather was…

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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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