Tag: photography

Mt Warning framed by cane fields

52 week photography project – Week 10: Photographer’s Choice

Source: Week 10: Photographer’s Choice I found this week quite hard, as it was up to each of us to choose a photo! It was much more difficult than I thought it would be.   Isn’t it funny how we can get thrown by simple things – like having too much choice?? So if you’re following along at home here…

Debbie and the Daffodils

52 week photography project – Week 9: The letter D

Source: Week 9: The letter D Here is the photo I didn’t use for this week’s 52 week photo project.  I’ve called it Debbie and the Daffodils as I figured I could get two D’s for the price of one! I love the fact that Spring has sprung down here, with the daffodils bobbing their pretty yellow heads, the magnolia…

Old fashioned ribbons, craft. photography project

52 week photography project – Week 8: Old fashioned/Vintage

Source: Week 8: Old fashioned/Vintage For those of you following along at home here is Week  8 of our 52 week photography project, with the theme Old fashioned/Vintage. Despite taking photos of old things along the way on our outback trip , they just didn’t feel right.  So I was running out of time and struggling to find something to photograph…

Iga Warta

Aussie outback adventure #5 – Aboriginal Art and Women’s business

Art and Women’s Business were on the agenda for days 5 & 6 of our Outback Aussie Adventure. Women’s Business: I was privileged to take part in the ‘Women’s business’ talk with Josie and Glenise Coulthard while at Iga Warta. Men could have joined the group to hear the stories, but it was stressed that only women can actually tell the…

Lizard rock engraving dating back 45000 years, in the Flinders ranges

52 week photography project – Week 6: The natural world

Source: Week 6: The natural world For those of you following along at home here is Week 6 of our 52 week photography project, with the theme The natural world.  My photo was a hard choice as we were in the Australian outback at the time and nature was all around us.  In the end I chose this photo of rock…

up close in a wine cellar

52 week photography project – Week 5: Up Close

Source: Week 5: Up Close For those of you playing along at home here is Week 5 of our 52 week photography project, with the theme Up Close.  My photo was taken in a wine cellar in the renowned Barossa Valley in South Australia. I must admit it felt good to be this close to so many bottles of wine –…

River gum along the Frome River in South Australia's Flinders Ranges

Aussie outback adventure #4 – Mt Serle

Walking the Frome River – Day 4 Today saw our little group of five (we call ourselves the Famous Five) walk from Mt Serle homestead, down the Frome River, with our cultural guide Cliff Coulthard. We walked about 13kms and I must say it was a very pleasant day of walking. A reminder of what we’re doing on our 2…

Long distance photo of snow for 52 week photography project

52 week photography project – Week 4: Long Distance

Source: Week 4: Long distance For those of you playing along at home here is Week 4 of our 52 week photography project, with the theme of Long distance. My photo was one of my favourite views, of the aptly named Snowy Mountains, but this time in black and white:  The others photos were fantastic with a portrait, a long…

Aussie outback adventure #3 – a cultural day

Welcome to Iga Warta – Day 3 full of culture and history  Nangga (pronounced nunga) means hello/welcome in the local Adnyamathanha (pronounced Udna-mat-na) language. We are learning lots of words for plants, animals and birds, as we go on our walks with guides Sharpie, Cliff and Terry.  It’s been very enlightening and educational not to mention interesting. The good news…

An ancient old tree on the Frome River

An Aussie outback adventure #1

Welcome to Iga Warta A superb sunrise greeted us on Day 1 of our walking tour in the Aussie outback. We arrived in Iga Warta late in the afternoon after driving over 400 kms from the verdant Clare Valley.  As we drove further north, into the Flinders Ranges, the vegetation slowly changed from vineyards, green pastures and pretty towns to…

Steam Train

52 week photography project – Week 3: Transport

Source: Week 3: Transport For those of you playing along at home here is Week 3 of our 52 week photography project. My photo for Transport was a classic Steam Train arriving in a dramatic puff of steam at Melbourne’s Southern Cross Station on a cold morning.  Did I say it was an early start too?  No? well it was very,…

Winter, raindrops and blue sky

52 week photography project – Week 2: Winter

Source: Week 2: Winter For those of you playing along at home here is Week 2 of our 52 week photography project. Who’s who in the story… I have joined with 6 photographers, of varying experience, to take a photo every week for a year, one theme at a time. It’s turned into a bit of a family affair actually…

Blog of the Day: Deb’s World

Originally posted on Suzie Speaks:
Meet Debbie, the creator of Deb’s World. As a lifestyle blogger, she has one of the most interesting ‘About Me’ pages that I’ve ever seen. Here’s just a small selection… I am Debbie – I am a wife; mother; daughter; sister; friend; blogger; reader; runner; walker; cyclist; Rail Trail enthusiast; traveller; Rotarian; Whovian; teacher. And…