Posts Tagged ‘You Yangs’

December sunrise in the You Yangs….

December Sunrise in the You Yangs

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 sunrise in the You Yangs… – Jürgen Strauss Photography

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Gnarly old tree – You Yangs Forest Park

Gnarly Old Tree in You Yangs Forest Park

Gnarly old tree – You Yangs Forest Park ​ This gnarly old tree in the You Yangs Forest Park, was quite striking in full colour, but seemed to invite photography in black and white. I used a Sepia Tone effect with a little grain reduction in Silver Efex Pro, to convert the original colour image…

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In the Woods – You Yangs Forest Park

In the Woods - You Yangs Forest Park

In the Woods – You Yangs Forest Park ​ Found a very picturesque small clump of trees in my afternoon excursion into the You Yangs Forest Park today – this was in my opinion the best shot of what turned out to be ten excellent photos of the ten I shot. Photographed with: Olympus Pen…

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A boatload of boats – across Corio Bay Geelong

Boatloads of Boats - Corio Bay Geelong

A boatload of boats – across Corio Bay Geelong ​ This view across Corio Bay Geelong from Western Beach, shows the shipyards of the Western Beach Boat Club in the foreground and many boats moored in the bay, with the You Yangs on the horizon, all below heavy storm clouds in the sky. Photographed with:…

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Flinders Peak – You Yangs

You Yangs - Flinders Peak

Flinders Peak in the You Yangs ​ The You Yangs Regional Park is a park in southern central Victoria, Australia. The park encompasses much of the southern areas of the You Yangs, a granite range that rises from the Werribee Plains, southwest of Melbourne. Wikipedia We are lucky, living in Lara, to be only 5…

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Farmhouse Ruins

Farmhouse Ruins - You Yangs

Farmhouse Ruins ​ The remains of an old stone farmhouse, probably destroyed by bushfires many years ago, sit on Branch Road by the You Yangs regional park. The majestic gum tree in its “back yard” frames the scene and the late afternoon August sun light the wall of the farmhouse ruins with a warm glow.…

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Melbourne City Skyline

Melbourne City Skyline

Melbourne City Skyline ​ After several hours of rainfall, the rain just cleared for a little while as I passed the Botanic Gardens in Melbourne and was able to get this picture of the Melbourne city skyline at night from Morell Bridge. ​ The light in the clear but damp air was amazing and the…

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You Yangs Floral Display

You Yangs Floral Display

You Yangs Floral Display ​ Every year in September this patch of grass on the side of the road by the You Yangs turns into a “sea” of colour – flowers only open in sunlight and are out for about 2-3 weeks. A stunning You Yangs floral display. I finally have my ultra-wide angle lens,…

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