I always say that you can only get that great shot if you have your camera with you. As Bron and I are empty nesters, good friends of ours had invited us to their place for lunch on mother’s day. Julie & Peter have a great little property just outside of Tarago which is located on the NSW Southern tablelands about an hour from Canberra.
So, having had great company, a great lunch and a few drinks, on what was a beautiful autumn’s afternoon, we all headed out for a bit of a wander around the paddocks, to walk off that great lunch. I grabbed the camera to take some pictures of the skyline and Tarago would have to be one of Australia’s big skyscapes.
The Bungendore Wind Farm is located on a ridge of hills between Bungendore and Tarago. It is ideally positioned here because the tablelands that surround the wind farm form a virtual wind tunnel that can funnel the wind from almost any direction.
While we were fortunate to have little wind on this mother’s day, there were some fantastically structural fair weather cloud formations that I had decided to try and capture, with variable results. We got back to the house just on sunset and as I was packing the camera away Julie said "what about the sunset, it looks like it will be a good one". And as you can see it was…
Petarli Homestead 14mm Prime f9 1/30sec ISO- 100
View to Lake Bathurst and surrounds - Canon 18-55mm f3.5 1/50sec ISO-100
Brilliant colour replaced by subtle shades - Canon 18-55mm f3.5 1/50sec ISO-100