Welcome to my site!

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

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Sharing a love of postcards

I have been writing blogposts but not in my usual category. I've created a new one called Postcards and it is linked in the menu of my site.  So it won't be going out through my normal email feed. For almost a year now I've been a member of Postcrossing.net and enjoying receiving postcards from … [Read More...]

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Eastern spinebill in salvia

I've been away on holidays overseas and it's taking me awhile to get through all the photos I took. However, I'm back to taking local photos now too. This is an eastern spinebill in salvia in our garden. I love seeing the birds here all year round, even in winter, enjoying what our garden has to … [Read More...]

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Puffing Billy Race 2015

It's becoming an annual thing for me now, to photograph the Puffing Billy Race in May, here in Selby close to home. Last year I went to the Menzies Creek crossing and had to handle an umbrella while taking shots too, but this time round the weather was just perfect with a slight breeze and blue … [Read More...]