Climbing Sundew Flowers

drosera-macrantha-climbing-sundew-open-flowers

Recently, on sunny winter days, the Climbing Sundew (Drosera macrantha) flowers open into beautiful, clear white blooms.  I've posted photographs of Sundew flowers before. They are one of my favourite wild flowers.  In addition to the beauty of the flowers, they have fascinating leaves. Designed to catch insects, the leaves of the Climbing Sundew are round, [...]

Nodding Greenhood Orchids

photograph-nodding-greenhoods-with-moss-and-bark

Nodding Greenhoods (Pterostylis nutans) a native Australian terrestrial orchid, begin flowering in the bushland in mid-Winter.  Usually they grown in colonies and it is always a wonderful sight to come across a patch of them.  I photographed this small group at the end of July.

Curves and Cazneaux

peeling-bark-in-curved-shape

Many years ago on a visit to Canberra, I happened across an exhibition of Harold Cazneaux's photography.  At the time he was unknown to me, but I found myself drawn to his photographs of ships and ferries in Sydney, all photographed in the early part of the 19th Century.  One in particular "A Study in Curves" [...]