Articles Tagged 'Hunter Valley'

2014 Retrospective: Low-Output Year, but Such is Life

While we are not quite done with the year 2014 yet, it is close enough to publish a retrospective of the year from a photographic perspective.  Firstly, it was my most low-output year on record; but with other commitments and interests, and a waning interest in photography, I can live with that.  I only published [ continue reading ]

Away with David and Clare Oliver

Last weekend I ventured off to the Hunter Valley to attend a portrait and landscape workshop hosted by David Oliver, GM Photog., and his daughter Clare — the creative father-daughter team behind David Oliver Photography.  The two-day workshop consisted of two portraiture sessions using natural light, an afternoon landscape shoot, an early-morning aerial landscape shoot and [ continue reading ]

Hills of the Hunter

This weekend I went away with David Oliver and Peter Eastway — two of Australia's leading photographers — and some friends from the Flickr Focus group.  We attended an intense two-day landscape photography workshop with David and Peter, and shot in and around Gresford and Dungog in the picturesque Hunter Valley, both from the ground [ continue reading ]

Landscape Photography Workshop with Two Grand Masters

This weekend I am attending a landscape photography workshop in the Hunter Valley, hosted by two Australian Grand Masters of Photography: Peter Eastway and David Oliver.  I have met both of these charming photographers in the past, but this weekend I will gain a more personal experience shooting landscapes with them, and learning from their many [ continue reading ]

A Wonderful Hunter Birthday Weekend

The 2012 anniversary of the day I took up residence on this here planet fell quite recently, and Xenedette decided to surprise me with a short trip away and some very pleasurable experiences (get your minds out of the gutter).  I had known for a few weeks that we were going away, but I was [ continue reading ]

Rothbury Countryside

Xenedette and I headed to the Hunter Valley for the 2011 Easter and ANZAC Day long weekend, and while it was not a photographically productive weekend, I did manage to snap a shot or two.  This view looks along part of the 300-acre property on which we stayed at Rothbury [ continue reading ]

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