Treasure Hunt

Take life as it comes,derive pleasure from simple things.That is life’s greatest treasure. This is for Tina’s Challenge to search for items that she has listed down … Here goes the Treasure Hunt. PET – sitting quietly on a driveway. This is not my pet but someone else’s. And as Pat and I went nearer…

The View of the Hills

“You know sometimes in life it just takes one little push to get you over the hill and from there it can be a beautiful ride.”- Chris Harrison One of my frustration in life is that I wasn’t able to go trekking or even go climbing when I was younger. I missed out on hiking…

Urban Environment

“For those who are lost, there will always be cities that feel like home.” – Simon Van Booy I am from the suburbs… 45 minutes away from Melbourne CBD but I love going to the city. What I love most are its tall skyscrapers… Its architecture… Its streetart… Its weekend craft and food markets… Its…

The Sun is Setting

“When the sun is setting, leave whatever you are doing and watch it.” – Mehmet Murat Ildan Last weekend as I have said on my previous post, my family went on a few days getaway with my family. I can’t help but post these sunset shots taken by my son, Tim, using his phone. The…

3 Memorable Shots

“Photography is the art of making memories tangible.” – Destin Sparks For this week, Sarah is asking us to post 3 of our favourite photos. But if you know me… that is impossible because I take millions of photos and all of them are very special to me. So let me just post 3 photos…

Summer Vibes Down Under

“It’s always summer somewhere.” —Lilly Pulitzer Don’t be surprised but summer is Christmas time here downunder. Thanks Andre for letting me feel the summer vibes during this time that we are freezing and soaking wet here in Melbourne. It is a time for ice creams and gelatos. A time to enjoy the weekend craft markets…

Seeing Double

“In time and with water everything changes.” – Leonardo da Vinci Jez’s topic for this week in Lens Artist Photo Challenge is Seeing Double and the first thing that came to mind is reflection. Sorry if some of these photos you may have seen before already. This is also for Jez’s Challenge – Water Water…

My treasured Moments

“Sometimes the unexpectedmoments become the mosttreasured memories” – unknown Aletta leads us this week in sharing things, places, experiences or people that we consider our treasures. What came to mind for me was memories….those moments in time that I treasure. At the top of my list of most treasured moments are times with my family….

It’s in the Eyes

“ It’s in the eyes always the eyes.” – unknown Frankly speaking I really don’t have much portrait photos and eye shots so I really struggled with this challenge. Anyway, here is my take on the topic and hopefully I do alright. For Lens Artist Photo Challenge It is always a joy to see kids’…

Through the Red Door

“Love unlocks doors and opens windows that weren’t even there before.” – Pinterest For Lens Artist Photo Challenge LAPC, and Dan’s Thursday Doors Challenge… here are some red doors that I found from my wanderings. Lovely pinkish red door with intricate metal design in Melbourne. A temple in Cebu, an island in the Philippines. Red…

Let us go for a walk

“Make a splashTake time to reflectListen to natureReed moreBe greenDon’t get bogged downWhat’s the rush?”– YourTrueNature.com Many times I have wrote about my journey overseas or my visit to nearby Melbourne streets or to some towns in Victoria, Australia. But for Anne’s topic for this week, Local Vistas, I have decided to take you to…

Three of a Kind

This week Ann-Christine invites us to post about Three of a Kind or Triptych. Before this, I had no clue what that word even meant. A triptych to my understanding is a group of 3 separate images displayed together that work hand in hand to create something much more meaningful. For me the two most…