Autumn at Cloudehill

I must admit, it’s been a while since I was at Cloudehill Gardens, but it truly is sheer magic in Autumn. Much of Australia is either green all year round, or brown and dry. So to get some bright Autumn colour is something rather exciting and you mostly have to head to higher ground like…

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Walk in the rain

Walking down the garden path to the studio, had me stop and go grab my camera. Tiny little raindrops on plants from recent rain showers, glittering and calling to me. So I grabbed my camera and spent an hour or so just pottering in the backyard, with my cat for company. The dog? He was…

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Random Flowers

I have already recently shared some paper daisies and kangaroo paw from a recent trip to Australia Gardens, I’ve been there so many times of late, but it’s always changing. Here are just a few more random flower shots… I hope I haven’t bored you too much with my flower shots? I’ll be back soon…

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Pam’s roses

When your neighbour has such beautiful roses, it’s hard not to pop in and capture them. They were not at their best this visit, but still so beautiful. I put together a little video as well which is on YouTube… Enjoy… ~ Julz, xo

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Summer Outings – Ballarat Botanic Gardens

I recently went to visit a friend of mine who lives near Ballarat. The weather had been quite hot, but was a little cooler this day. Well…we thought it was meant to be lol. If in the shade and the clouds came out it wasn’t too bad, but when the clouds and the shade disappeared…it…

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Cranbourne Gardens Pt 3

This week I have been sharing images taken at Australia Gardens in Cranbourne, with the Lensbaby lenses – Sweet80, Edge50 and Velvet56. Today I am sharing the Kangaroo paw. The gardens have so many varieties, mostly in mass plantings (the best way to showcase them I think), they had a new one this time a…

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Cranbourne Gardens Pt 2

The other day I shared some random pics from our day at Australia Gardens in Cranbourne on a recent trip hubby and I did. Today I want to share the everlasting daisies or paper daisies. I have always had a fascination with these flowers and capture them whenever I can. I love them on their…

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Cranbourne Gardens Pt 1

I have been spending quite a bit of time lately exploring my local gardens, I have three, in particular, I love to visit for the flora and fauna, Cranbourne Gardens or Australia Gardens is uniquely Australian Natives, birds, flowers, trees and animals. It’s free to enter, which makes it a great cheap day out. The…

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Cloudehill Gardens with Velvet 56

I recently went back to Cloudehill Gardens (yes again) this time armed again with my Lensbaby Velvet 56 AND my Sweet 80. I had two cameras so just jumped between the two, I will share the Velvet 56 images and then come back with another post of the Sweet 80 ones. I met up with…

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Gorgeous Spring peonies

I have several different flowers I like to call my favourite and shoot as often as I can find them, peonies are one of those. I adore the soft petals and flowing feel, the soft colour and fragrance. Totally divine. So I found a bunch while out and about and of course, had to have…

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