Tag: crowds

The 12 Apostles

The 12 Apostles would have to be one of the most photographed natural wonders in Australia. They are right up there with the Great Barrier Reef and Uluru. Over 2 million visitors a year, not bad for a country that only has 24 million people living in it. When you are there you will find […]

Back to see Van Gogh

The other day I made another trip to the National Gallery of Victoria to see the Winter Masterpiece exhibition, Van Gogh and the Seasons. The first time I went it was so crowded you couldn’t see it, let alone enjoy it. I’m happy to say the advice I was given about going on a weekday and early […]

The weekend so far

It is Sunday morning here and I’m sitting here listening to the sounds of our roof being replaced. With all the rain we’ve been having the guys replacing the roof decided to make the most of the good weather and do it over the weekend. More rain is predicted next week so it is probably […]

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Weekend Wanderings: Melbourne Flower Show

The Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show is almost over now and while I only went a couple of times it was great to be there again. I took hundreds of photos, some better than others, but still, it got me back into some macro photography. I really enjoyed playing around with the macro lens and […]

Weekend Wanderings: Melbourne’s White Night

This is a fairly new thing for Melbourne, but every year in February we have White Night. The city centre is closed to traffic, all of it, even trams, for the whole night and the buildings are lit up with amazing light shows. There are installations everywhere as well. They go on all night and there […]