This last week has seen me out and about a bit, and this morning was no different. I went to Alowyn Gardens in Yarra Glen, really for my weekend wanderings. It is a display garden and nursery, plus a great place for photography.
I love going there for macro photography and every time I go, there is something different flowering. It is fantastic, the garden I wish I had.
It is open every day from 10am to 5pm. There is an entry fee of $10 to go into the gardens.
There is also a cafe where you can get a coffee and cake after you have looked around, or before.
Don’t forget to check out the nursery to see what you might bring home for your own garden.
It is a very popular place for weddings and on weekends they are often getting ready for them.
Flowers through the Lens
Macro photography Class
I will be running a macro photography class on 4th of December at Alowyn Gardens. It will be starting at 10am and will go until 2pm and includes lunch. Here are more details.
Where: Alowyn Gardens, 1210 Melba Highway, Yarra Glen
Time: 10am to 2pm
Cost: $150, includes lunch
To Book: Call Alowyn Gardens (03) 9730 2400
The class will demonstrate many of Lensbaby lenses and optics. It will also look at other ways of doing macro photography and you will be given an opportunity to get out into the gardens to take your own photos.
I have some photos from the gardens this morning. I was experimenting with the Lensbaby Velvet 56. I have been taking macro shots with it for a while now, and today I wanted to try some other things. It was nice to do some things where the focus wasn’t totally on the flowers. I’m sure you will love seeing the gardens and what is there.