Category Archives: Forest

Steel hand rails…

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Elm at night

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Peppermint gum in the gorge…

Peppermint Gum a eucalyptus tree in the Cataract Gorge

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Bristly Cottonheads…


When these fluffy yellow fellows the Bristly Cottonheads pop up in clumps throughout clearings in the Jarrah forest its a sure sign the spring is here even though the heavy rain and the thermometer would indicate otherwise…

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Rose Orange Forest…

Orange forest a very smokey sunset

Olympus EM-5 full spectrum converted.

If anyone tries to convince another that total knee replacements are painless its an absolute lie it hurts like hell I’m doing the exercises and tonight I walked a km. The twenty something physio said the more exercise you do the less pain you will have thats a lie to, besides what the heck would she know! Rant over…

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A Japanese Garden in the West Australian Bush!

A Japanese Garden in the West Australian Bush!


Canon 5D ƒ11 1/60s ISO 100 Voigtlander 40mm lens

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Xanthorea and a stormy sky

Xanthorea and a stormy sky lens baby baby!


Canon 5D converted to IR ƒ/8 1/160 ISO400

On of the most noticeable features of the Western Australian bush is the Xanthorea or grass tree also called a black boy because of its black burnt trunk. This is a Xanthorea flower spike which they seem to shoot out every few years much to the delight of every nectar loving creature.

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South West in the Mahogany Creek forest…

South west quarter of Mahogany Creek forest

Canon 4D IR ƒ/11 1/160s ISO160 Voigtlander 40mm

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Towards a fading sun…

Towards-a-fading-sun 10 minutes later

Sigma DP2 Merrrill.

I shot several versions of this quickly as the light was fading. This was shot in monochrome with a Yellow filter to try and extract a bit of detail from the sky. It didn’t work! so I toned it in Topaz restyle for dramatic effect…


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Cloudy evening in the native garden – Jarrah forest in winter

Cloudy evening in the back 2 acres

Leica M2 ƒ/5.6 1/30s ISO400 Fuji Neo Pan 40mm Summicron

We are now in winter we have had a reasonable amount of  rain and a few flowers are starting to bloom.

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