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Tree Against Sky

A tree(s) as seen at Balls Head Reserve. There’s a moodiness to this image. A sense of drama. Perhaps a bleakness, but not overly so as there are leaves visible. Certainly a sense of space. Also a sense of contrast … Continue reading

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More Salvia farinacea

At least, I think this is Salvia farinacea, though admittedly my thinking that is based off this photo. I feel as though in this photo the flowers feel like they’re reaching for something outside of the frame. Maybe they’re reaching … Continue reading

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Canna yet to Bloom

Here is a photo of a Canna yet to bloom. There’s something rather plain about it, and yet I can’t help but find myself interested in how it appears. Perhaps its the way the plant almost appears as though it … Continue reading

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Burned Bare

I can’t confirm this, but I feel as though this bit of vegetation was burned in the recent major bushfires we had that ended early last year. I feel as though they make for a stark contrast here. Behind them … Continue reading

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Erythrina crista-galli

It very much has been a long day and I was planning on doing some writing, but unfortunately (or fortunately, depending on how you view it) the need for rest currently supersedes everything else. Instead of writing, here’s what I … Continue reading

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Salvia farinacea

My understanding is that this is also known as mealycup sage. This photo was taken at The Royal Botanic Garden in Sydney. I was trying to capture the bee more than the plant, but I think I managed to do … Continue reading

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Cast Against the Sunset

Another sunset and some more vegetation in silhouette. I think it is a combination of the colour and the contrast between the sky and the flora that makes me like this scene. The resultant moodiness is something that I find … Continue reading

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Avicennia marina Reflects

Might be wrong, but the information I’ve gathered indicates that the three main plants here are Avicennia marina (grey mangrove) plants. These are visible in the previous photo I shared, but I took a few shots focusing on them initially … Continue reading

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Red and White Hippeastrum

Could be known as an Easter lily, or a red and white belladonna, or a red and white¬†Amaryllis. There are a few names but I’ve been unable to find the specific one for this so I’m using the genus name. … Continue reading

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Acacia in Bloom

This was taken in 2018 whilst walking through Sydney Park. I’ve spent a bit of time trying to work out the specific type of acacia this is, but the best I can work out is some type of white wattle. … Continue reading

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