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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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Double Flowering Plum

It appears as though there are a few names for this particular tree. Including the one above, there is also Prunis bllreana (or Prunis x bilreana), cherry blossom blireana and cherry blossom plum. There are probably more, but I’ve spent … Continue reading

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Hardenbergia violacea

Here is a photo of what I feel is a rather pretty collection of flowers that I saw yesterday. Most of them are yet to fully bloom, which I feel adds a sense of youth to the image. I feel … Continue reading

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Ficus macrophylla

AKA Moreton Bay fig AKA Australian Banyan. I’ve been familiar with this tree for quite a long time, but the last time I saw it (before this shot) was roughly nine to ten years ago. Still the same tree and … Continue reading

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Young Avicennia marina

Also known as a grey mangrove. This is near where I grew up. This place has (at least in my lifetime) always had mangrove plants, but it’s still nice to see them spreading as they help to keep the local … Continue reading

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Livistona australis

Also known as the cabbage-tree palm. This was taken whilst in The Royal National Park. I like how the shade makes the stems and leaves look. They have a kind of softness to them even though they’re not. I also … Continue reading

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Camellia Japonica ‘White Nun’

Taken whilst wandering about near home. I don’t feel as though this is the best photo I could’ve taken. I’ve issues with how I’d set up the focus, but on the flip side the overall softness works with the petals, … Continue reading

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