Weekly Photo Challenge – Reflecting

This week’s WPC is Reflecting, I often seem to miss the great reflections found in puddles after a storm (probably because I am still hiding inside where it’s nice and warm and cozy!), but great reflections can be found elsewhere…..or if you have a crystal ball handy, make your own! This sunrise made me catch…

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Winter and Water

So Cee’s Fun Foto theme this week is Winter or Water.…..water I have plenty of, but I had to hunt down the few Winter photos (well that look like Winter). We don’t get much snow in these parts, just grey skies and drizzle mostly…….but last year we went to the snow regions of Victoria and…

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Flinders Pier – Sunrise

So we were invited to go and photograph Flinders Pier at Sunrise, keeping in mind sunrise was 6:26am and approx one hour from here; we were looking at a 3:30am wake up…..OMG! Sure Julie says………….so drag my butt out of bed, and it’s actually chilly (remember, Australia, middle of Summer!) so we grab lots of…

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Water Lilly…

I woke on Saturday morning to a wonderful surprise in the front pond………..my water Lilly is in flower………just one little one, but oh it is glorious! Hopefully I will get a few more before the season is over. ~ Julz

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Summer Sunsets…

January 1st, 2017, let’s go to the iconic Melbourne Bay Princes Pier and shoot sunset, shall we? Asked a guy in one of our Photography groups…….sure we said. Not much of a sunset, skies turned stormy and it drizzled on and off while we waited for the sky to clear. This is as good as…

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Summer Outings – Yarra River Cruise

Recently a group of us regulars from my Camera Group spent a fabulous Summer Morning doing a cruise along the Yarra River in Melbourne. I have never been on a cruise on the Yarra, even though Melbourne is my home Capital City…..isn’t that the way? It was a hot, humid, cloudy day, one of the…

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Weekend Wanderings – Guilfoyle’s Volcano

On a recent trip to the Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens we stopped at Guilfoyle’s Volcano and spent quite a bit of time there, Guilfoyle’s Volcano was built in 1876 and was used to store water for the botanic gardens. After lying idle for 60 years, it was restored as part of a significant landscape development…

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WPC – H20

This week’s Weekly Photo Challenge is H20 or Water……….one of my favourite things to photograph with water is reflections at night, where it’s flaming steel wool light painting of the city at night I love a beautiful glassy reflection. Til next time, enjoy life; live, laugh, love and happy snapping… ~ Julz

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Tuesday’s Textures & PS Artistry…

Sometimes I just play, this started out as something very, very different for another project, but my Muse had other ideas. Completely useless for what I originally wanted, but I love the finished image……..Mr. Percival? Anyone familiar with Storm Boy? I have not really played with water in this way before, interesting. ~ Julz  

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