Spring colour

Spring might be one of my favourite times for photography. The bursts of flowers give life to windswept and desolate bushland. Often I will return to places visited only a week before to look for more flowers I may have missed, or that are coming into bloom. Some days I might shoot a roll walking…

Barren Grounds wildflowers with Poppy’s Olympus OM-2

This morning I visited Barren Grounds Nature Reserve to finish off a roll of Ultrafine Xtreme 100, that I had started yesterday, in my recently gifted Olympus OM-2. It is a most wonderful present from my father-in-law who is in his 90’s. The Olympus OM-2 had been his treasured SLR that he had bought in…

Who said there is no colour in the bush?

Early in September the wildflowers start to blossom at Barren Grounds Nature Reserve. It is a windswept plateau covered in dense thickets, but in spring comes alive with colour and bird life. On the day we were there it was overcast with occasional showers passing through. The only others around, apart from us taking photographs,…