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Hello and welcome to Dandenong Ranges Nature Photography. My name is Kathie and I live in the beautiful Dandenong Ranges, Victoria, Australia. A photo of a blue banded bee I took in 2009 led me on a path of discovery. I began researching to find out what kind of bee it was. [more... ]

Recent blog posts


The lakes at Blue Lotus

There were a variety of lakes there, large and small. Some just had one colour of water plants and others had a variety. This is the last of this series. Make a note to visit this beautiful garden at the end of the year or early next year, if you're in the area. They also have a nursery and cafe, … [Read More...]


The birds at Blue Lotus Water Garden

The birds were mostly elusive but there were some that came out to play. Some of the photography group that went with me got a lot more images of birds but here are some I saw whilst visiting there. This is Freddie, as named by the owners of the garden. He's a regular visitor there, although it … [Read More...]