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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Regular Random – Lavender Fields

On a recent day trip, I took a few moments to play with my 50mm prime and some lavender bushes, I adore the look and smell of lavender and I had a lot of fun chasing the bees busily working away. There have been a few bee photos of lately, but I guess Spring is…

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Regular Random – Springtime Cherry Blossoms

A few years again we updated our gardens and one of the things I was very firm on was an ornamental fish pond in the front yard (Right in front of the loungeroom windows), and two weeping cherry blossom trees on either side, this was mainly to help block the harsh Summer sun in the…

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Letter F – Topic is Fun or Flowers

So this week’s challenge for CFFC is Letter F – Topic is Fun or Flowers. Yes I have flowers, and I had fun capturing them, but I also had lots of fun in the studio with my new camera, with Film Noir (Yep see Emilio I can do Film Noir too!!) Actually, all these flowers shot…

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Share your World – 19th September 2017

It’s Tuesday, and that means Share You World, Cee is back this week with another selection of questions… Complete this sentence: I want to learn more about …at the moment it is my new camera. [WARNING! Tech Talk] Jumping from a cropped sensor DSLR to a Full Frame Mirrorless Camera is a big change, even…

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Monday’s Musings…

Yay! It’s finally Spring! We had blue skies and gentle winds and we grabbed the chance to finally get out of the house. We got up early yesterday, just to get on the road at a decent hour. We had only just decided the night before to head to Central Northern Victoria, to a small…

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Regular Random – Magnolia

Spring is here, which usually means Magnolia blossoms, right? For some strange reason, all of the trees near me have yet to flower (good news I hope), there is one tree in a neighbor’s yard which is almost spent, copious blossoms everywhere and so many fallen petals on the ground. I have been meaning to…

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The Sweetest Thing…

I wrote a post the other day and had this response from Brenda at a Meditative Journey with Saldage, I think it is possibly the sweetest thing anyway has said to me in years I once read an article that explored how fairy tales help humankind survive childhood. After I pondered this for a bit…

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Spring/ Wood

It’s Spring! Well actually no it’s not, here in Australia it is actually Autumn, or Fall as some prefer. Cee’s kicking off another month with a different challenge theme, this time season’s. I love Spring and Autumn, the weather is often better, Summer can get too hot and Winter in miserable. I travel more often,…

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