One stunning Sunday morning, I set out to check out some vantage points along Narrowneck in Katoomba.Narrowneck is a skinny plateau extending south from Katoomba (see map below). The eastern side looks out over the Jamison Valley, with Mt Solitary… Read More
This is a lesser known lookout in Katoomba (see map below) and I found it courtesy of the Gary Hayes photography website. It faces south looking straight down Nellies Glen and further to the Jamison Valley. It has a view… Read More
A lazy drive through Hartley Vale revealed a couple of photography locations that I hadn’t considered before. On the Great Western Highway, there is Hartley cemetery, and directly opposite is a private property with an impressive. long driveway lined with… Read More
Made a foray to a couple of well known lookouts and walking trails around Katoomba and Wentworth Falls on May 11th.Again, I regard this trip as more practice with my camera and lens, rather than a serious attempt to capture… Read More
Most people associate flowers with spring, but Autumn in the Blue Mountains brings a host of beautiful flowers out. Just in our garden we enjoy Camellias, Gordonia blooms, Tibouchina and more. and then the odd surprise, like a cheeky Jonquil popping… Read More
This is a collection of images mainly from our garden or sometimes from neighbours gardens. I like the challenge of getting really interesting macro images of flora, some early attempts you can see here.
We owned a house at Blackheath for nearly 20 years and it was about 10 minutes walk from the look out at Govett’s Leap.This look out over the Grose Valley to a north-westerly direction, and along with a few other… Read More
Between Mt Victoria and Lithgow, there is a road that runs north-ish off the Great Western Highway – Mid-Hartley Rd. It’s an alternative route into the town of Lithgow that runs through Hartley Valley. A couple of kilometers from the… Read More