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Mill Creek Winery

Weekend in the Sanoma Valley, July 2018

By Jürgen Strauss | Dec 9, 2018

During our 2018 stay in San Francisco, we spent a beautiful weekend touring the Sanoma Valley, it’s wineries and lookouts.

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Vanuatu – First Fast Business Mastery Summit 2018, June 2018

By Jürgen Strauss | Jul 9, 2018

The second First Fast Business Mastery Summit was held in June 2018 in Port Vila, Vanuatu. Here are some images from the resort – Warwick Le Lagoon, the workshop sessions, a cruise on the lagoon,

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Coconut Island, Phuket – May 2017

By Jürgen Strauss | Jun 11, 2017

In May 2017, we held our first Planning Retreat for the First Fast Business Mastery program, on Coconut Island, Phuket.

Despite a full program each day, I took the opportunity to get out in the morning and the evening to take some photographs in the “blue hour”.

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You Yangs Forest Park 1 Jan 2017

New Year’s Day Walk in You Yangs Forest Park

By Jürgen Strauss | Jan 2, 2017

How lucky are we, that the You Yangs Forest Park, is virtually our backyard! Only 6 km from our home, this series of granite ridges rises to 319 m above the plain at Flinders Peak, and dominates the local landscape,

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Manila, September 2016

Manila – September 2016

By Jürgen Strauss | Sep 30, 2016

September 2016 in Manila for tour of offshoring facilities and meeting with team Innovabiz. Saturday morning was free, until our homeward flight and we spent that touring Intramuros historical district. Click on an image thumbnail…

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Power's Lookout

Power’s Lookout, Tolmie, Victoria, Australia

By Jürgen Strauss | Mar 17, 2016

Power’s Lookout offers an excellent vantage point, stunning views over the King Valley and across to the Victorian High Country and was once the haunt of the ‘Gentlemen Bushranger’ Harry Power. Harry was one of…

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The Corellas at Little River

The Corellas at Little River

By Jürgen Strauss | Jan 3, 2015

Every year in early December, a flock of hundreds of Long-billed Corellas migrates to Little River and calls that township home until the colder months, when presumably they migrate to the north, to return again…

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Indrah the Tiger at Melbourne Zoo

Tiger at Melbourne Zoo

By Jürgen Strauss | May 10, 2014

Indrah – Tiger at Melbourne Zoo. ​ Late in March, I visited the Melbourne Zoo early on a lovely autumn morning. As a Zoo member, I was able to enter the Zoo prior to the…

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Train at Hawksburn Station

Trains at Hawksburn Station

By Jürgen Strauss | Dec 14, 2013

Trains at Hawksburn Station. ​ Hawksburn is a railway station in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, located in the suburb of South Yarra, on the Pakenham, Frankston and Cranbourne railway lines. The railway station was opened in…

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December Sunrise in the You Yangs

December sunrise in the You Yangs….

By Jürgen Strauss | Dec 13, 2013

December Sunrise in the You Yangs ​ A December sunrise in the You Yangs, captured on my morning bike ride. Photographed with: Samsung Galaxy S3 using the Camera Awesome App from SmugMug. ​ A December…

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Majestic Gums - a snakes view

Majestic Gum Trees – a snake’s view

By Jürgen Strauss | Nov 30, 2013

Majestic Gum Trees – a snake’s view ​ I had previously (in August) photographed this stand of majestic gum trees, and revisited the scene today in different light and because I now have that very…

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Fernando at Corio Quay

Can you hear the drums Fernando….

By Jürgen Strauss | Nov 29, 2013

Can you hear the drums Fernando…. ​ A freighter called “Fernando” loads containers and timber logs at Geelong’s Corio Quay facility. Photographed with: Olympus Pen EP-3, with Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42 mm f3.5-5.6 lens…

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Petunias in the Rain

Fuchsias and Petunias in the Rain

By Jürgen Strauss | Nov 28, 2013

Fuchsias and Petunias in the Rain ​ Another afternoon of rain today, but at least warm enough and light winds to get out and photograph these fuchsias and petunias that were collecting rain drops. Have…

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Making Hay at Serendip

Making Hay at Serendip

By Jürgen Strauss | Nov 27, 2013

Making Hay at Serendip. ​ Making Hay while the sun shines! Freshly rolled hay bails adorn the field near Serendip Sanctuary. Photographed with: Olympus Pen EP-3, with Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 60mm f2.8 macro lens,…

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Books on Bookshelf

Bookshelf

By Jürgen Strauss | Nov 26, 2013

Bookshelf ​ Books on a bookshelf. Photographed with: Olympus Pen EP-3, with Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 60mm f2.8 macro lens, with an exposure bracket of +/- 2 EV at f 5 and 200 ISO and…

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