Showing posts with label landscape photography. Show all posts
Showing posts with label landscape photography. Show all posts

Friday, 2 December 2016

Rustic Australian Countryside - The small town of Rylstone

Landscape photography Australian countryside Rylstone
One of the Dam's looking toward Kandos 
Landscape photography Australian countryside Rylstone
On the property, Lindoway looking back toward The Shed 

It happened. A rare weekend when I wasn't shooting for a client! So I threw the camera in the car and headed three hours out of Sydney to the Central Tablelands. 

I visited a friend's property, Lindoway, in Rylstone, a small town with a population of 615 people and at least 10 times that in sheep!

Landscape photography Australian countryside Rylstone Sheep
View toward the town of Kandos

Landscape photography Australian countryside Rylstone

There are 65 sheep on Lindoway and this is as close as I could get as they are quite skittish. The leader sheep lets out a massive Baa (he tried to sound scary but Baa still sounds cute to me) then they all take off. 

Landscape photography Australian countryside Rylstone

Landscape photography Australian countryside Rylstone

Landscape photography Australian countryside Rylstone

Today is particularly warm 30 degrees celsius but it did cool considerably in the evening. 

There don't seem to be any mosquitos but the flies certainly make up for it. The great Aussie salute probably originated here! So many flies...

There are always jobs to do on a property and today one of them was to install the letterbox. A little reward to ourselves for our hard work was a little nature walk.

This little spot at the top of the property is typical Aussie scenery complete with Kanagroos. They hopped away as we got close but we did spy the spot where they had slept during the day. I'm just glad that we didn't find out where the black snakes were sleeping!

Landscape photography Australian countryside Rylstone
Dog in car Australian landscape and countryside photography in Rylstone, NSW
Teddy on the ride back to the Shed
LINDOWAY - THE SHED
Landscape photography Australian countryside Rylstone
Landscape photography Australian countryside Rylstone
Inside the old Shearing Shed
Rustic Shed Bathroom


According to the bloke who owns the sheep, The Shed was originally a "perfectly good" shearing shed. Now, much to his dismay, it is a quaint, rustic home.

I thought it was just lovely and perfect for where we were. 

Loved the church pews for the dining table and how cool is the bathroom. 

There were lots of little perfectly placed artefacts and pieces of art that seemed to pull the whole place together. Someone clearly has some design talent.

The new room being built off the main sufficed as the perfect setting for drinking our well deserved wine and watching the sun set behind the hills.


      



 DOWNTOWN RYLSTONE


Rylstone NSW The Globe Hotel Beer Garden country landscape photography
Downtown Rylstone. 
The Globe Hotel Beer Garden is the perfect place for a refreshing drink after  a hot day on the farm!


CAPERTEE - A quick stop on the way home.
Old Petrol Station in Capertee, NSW Australian countryside
Petrol Station in Capertee, NSW
Australian Countryside Catholic Church in a shed
The Catholic Church in Capertee


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Nina Beilby is a professional photographer and photography educator based in Chatswood, Sydney, Australia. You can see more of her work at www.ninabeilby.com.au



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Saturday, 30 June 2012

Sydney Harbour from Quay Restaurant

Quay Restaurant is situated at the Ocean Liner terminal in Sydney Harbour. After dinner we went for a stroll upstairs and out onto the deck. The view is outstanding. I can understand why so many functions are held here.



Old Sydney Town has some pretty buildings.



Thursday, 10 May 2012

Sydney Landscape - Super Moon Sunset

 I was super excited to wait on the rise of the Earth's Super Moon, this past Sunday. I watched the kids frolic in the warm autumn water and sand for some time and was beginning to worry that the headland was rather too far out and that we may have missed this once in a long while opportunity when all of a sudden it was there in all of it's full amazing glory!




 These images are all straight out of the camera, no Photoshop, no editing except for the following one which is two exposures (one slow and one fast) combined to get the soft waves. My sensor is completely filthy due to several recent shoots at beach and park locations, so don't look too closely or you will see loads of blobs! 

Monday, 13 February 2012

Nelson Bay - Peaceful Paradise

You can read the full post here but in the meantime, here are a couple of the peaceful moments I captured this weekend at Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, NSW.



Wednesday, 7 September 2011

Sydney Harbour Snap

What a perfect Spring day to meet with my primary school friend, Jo. The Harbour was gleaming. Right before our coffee on the boardwalk at Circular Quay, I had a little chance to try out my new filter..


This is the view from Pier 6 looking northbound.