The Canberra Balloon Spectacular is a popular hot air balloon event that takes place annually each March in Canberra, Australia to celebrate Canberra Day. This event is one of the largest hot air balloon festivals in Australia, and it attracts thousands of visitors each year from around Australia and the world. This year’s event tookContinue reading “Hot air balloon spectacular 2023”
Australian native birds at Pebbly Beach on the South Coast of New South Wales.
Sunday 24 February 2019 at Stage 88 near Regatta Point in Canberra was the setting for a fabulous day of friendship, music and fun. The temperature rose to the early 30s and there wasn’t a cloud in the sky. There were two sections: the major section for everyone to put their picnic blankets and chairsContinue reading “Red hot summer tour 2019”
I recently had a fantastic opportunity at the National Zoo and Aquarium with Canon Collective to check out some of Canon’s zoom lenses. Using the 100–400ml and the 600ml lenses I was able to get some close images of the animals. Thank you Canon Collective for another fantastic opportunity.
Multicultural festival in the city this weekend was full of food and entertainment experiences from around the world.
To celebrate Waitangi Day the New Zealand High Commission hosted an event in Canberra/Queanbeyan, featuring the ACT Maori Performance Inc kapa haka group on Saturday 3 February 2018. The official date for Waitangi Day is Tuesday 6 February 2018. Along with good kiwi-style cooking (including hangi packs and afghan biscuits), there was beautiful singing and performancesContinue reading “Waitangi Day 2018 celebrations, Canberra and Queanbeyan, Australia”
On Thursday morning I received an amazing message from one of the Canberra Times journalists Sherryn Groch advising me that my image was on the front page of the Canberra Times. I feel very honoured and blessed that my image has appeared here. Thank you Sherryn Groch and Canberra Times for this great opportunity. MyContinue reading “Thank you Canberra Times”
On my way home tonight I saw a couple of little rays of lightning flash behind Parliament House in Canberra. So, I rushed home, grabbed my camera and tripod and set off to Parliament House. When I got there, the sky was getting darker, but there were no flashes of lightning to be seen. IContinue reading “Great light show happening in the nation’s capital tonight”
On a recent visit to University House at the Australian National University last month, I discovered some very colourful wildlife living very happily around the venue. There were large gold fish in the pond and some beautiful rosellas just outside. I nearly missed the rosellas. There were two of them. They were both sitting inContinue reading “Wildlife at the university”
On Saturday 6 January 2018 Paul Seaman’s son Jack competed against 30 other qualifiers in the Burnout Masters at Summernats in Canberra. He qualified for a one in ten spot at the Burnout Masters finals to be held on Sunday 7 January 2018. Jack is from Wagga Wagga and is a member of the Riverina Thrashers. DetailsContinue reading “Well done Jack Seaman”
On 4 January 2018 some of the Summernats’ chosen ones cruised from Exhibition Park down Northbourne Avenue into the city of Canberra and then back to the home of Summernats at Exhibition Park. Every year on the first day of Summernats this cruise takes place. Here are some images of the vehicles that took partContinue reading “Summernats city cruise”
Although Summernats 2018 doesn’t officially start until later today, driving around the city last night offered an amazing view of what to expect over the next four days in the nation’s capital, Canberra. Here are some images that I took last night while driving home through the city. To purchase any of these images,Continue reading “It’s started…Summernats 2018 is here”
Celebrations in the nation’s capital on New Year’s Eve 2017 certainly offered a variety for locals. There were a variety of bands and djs around the city offering a wide choice in music. The local bars and clubs also offered their own style of music. Basically, Canberra was pumping. Everywhere you turned, there was somethingContinue reading “New Year’s Eve 2017”
If you visit Canberra, one of the places to visit is the arboretum. It was created after a bushfire ran through part of the city in 2003. The land previous to the bushfires contained mainly pine trees. The arboretum contains more than 48,000 trees over 250 hectares (620 acres) of mini woods, lanscaped gardens, picnicContinue reading “Canberra arboretum”