Winter Outings – Werribee Open Range Zoo

Even with restrictions, some things are beginning to open up to the public, one such place is Zoos Victoria, only to members and only 1,000 people per day, all tickets must be pre-booked and sell out fast. We booked tickets for Werribee Zoo (my favourite) weeks ahead and then had to cross our fingers the…

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Winter Outings – Fungi Hunt

So I mentioned in a post the other day that Hubby and I went on a fungi hunt with some photographer friends recently. It had rained the previous night, so the ground was extra muddy, but the clouds had stopped it from getting really cold. We had several days recently of 0C, but it was…

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Winter Outings – Australia Gardens

I felt like I have not left the house for months, I had left a few times for essential things like food and work, but apart from that, we have been self-isolating as much as possible. Parks and various tourist spot were opening to the public (and then being shut again due to high visitor…

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Winter Outings – Mount Tamborine

Back in September last year, I was speaking at a conference in Surfers Paradise for the Australian Photographic Society, Moth came along and he went out and about while I was working and networking. I sent him to Mount Tamborine to see the waterfalls and have a look around. Due to the limited time, I…

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Winter Outings – Vintage shopping spree

I know there are some who would cringe at the mere thought of this (my Hubby lol) and others I know are green with jealously that they could not join us. This is something I had been planning for a while, a real get together and vintage shopping spree with friends and students alike. Sadly…

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Share your world – 23rd July 2019

Scare how the world is flying by this year, again! I missed that week’s Share your world, again – sorry about that. Sometimes life just happens, right? Well back into it again this week. What happens if you stare at the mirror for too long in the dark? I have been binge-watching Supernatural of late, my…

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Winter Outings – St Kilda Pier at Sunset

Recently we had a free afternoon, something I have not had for a while it seems and while the weather was brisk, it was not raining and clouds looked possible for a decent Winter Sunset, a few fellow photographers decided to meet at the Historic Cafe at the end of St Kilda Pier in Melbourne…

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Winter Weekend Wanderings – Pink Cliffs, Heathcote

We recently took a drive out to North Central Victoria, aiming to stop at the Pink Cliffs in Heathcote late afternoon for a Winter Sunset with some other photographers. We arrived about 1.5 hours before sunset, the light was very flat, as there was so much cloud. Amazing diffused light, almost no shadows, the pink…

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Winter Weekend Wanderings – Woodend, Tooborac and Heathcote

After leaving Trentham Falls on a Winters day out, we stopped at Woodend for Fish and Chips for lunch and to look around the area, we spotted a few historic landmarks including the historic Woodend Bridge, sadly with graffiti! We then drove on to Tooborac via Lancefield, on the way to Heathcote, to visit a…

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Winter Weekend Wanderings – Trentham Falls

We visited the Trantham Waterfall recently with another photographer friend, who had not been before. The water was not flowing as freely as when we visited last time. But that was Spring, not Winter. Located about an hour from Melbourne, it is a lovely spot and a relatively easy walk. There were lots of people…

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