I found lots of beautiful native flowers, and got to take in the sea of golden canola we encountered on the drive.
What a year it's been for me, full of exciting, and sometimes daunting changes. For now, please enjoy my 2015 collection of images.
Not far from my home is a little reserve full of banksia trees growing in a limestone soil. It probably gets ignored a lot of the time being beside a busy main road, as it's mainly just scrubby looking trees. At the moment though, there are heaps of pretty banksias in bloom. And you really... Continue Reading →
Western Australia is well known for its spectacular wildflowers during spring, thousands flock from all over the world to see them. However, there are many types of wildflowers that also bloom during summer (and I suspect, periodically throughout the year too, as so many of our plants are evergreens). I don't think it's much of... Continue Reading →
Hi everyone, I just wanted to give you all a little update about the exhibition I was recently involved with. I've had my photography exhibited several times over the years, mainly at local agricultural shows where I've won several certificates for first, second and (less often) third in my sections, as well as a trophy... Continue Reading →
Last weekend me, Jesse and his partner, Bec, caught up for a little stroll around some local parkland to capture some of the lovely wild orchids and other plants. Anyway, these are some of my favourite photos from the day. I'm pondering entering one of the orchid pictures in the South Perth Emerging Artist awards.
The plant (Crotalaria Cunninghamii) belongs to a legume family called Fabaceae and it's native to northern Australia.
Known as 'Alyogyne Huegelli' or Lilac Hibiscus these flowers look a lot like a cross between the tropical hibiscus (hibiscii??) we know and the Morning Glory flower. What I found so striking about them were their iridescence.