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You Yangs - Flinders Peak

Flinders Peak – You Yangs

By Jürgen Strauss | Nov 5, 2013

Flinders Peak in the You Yangs​The You Yangs Regional Park is a park in southern central Victoria, Australia. The park encompasses much of the southern areas of the You Yangs, a granite range that rises…

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the wonky fence

A wonky fence

By Jürgen Strauss | Nov 4, 2013

A Wonky Fence ​ It’s said every picture tells a story and I wonder what this one of the wonky fence on a property just off Bacchus Marsh Road near Lara tells! Clearly, someone forgot…

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View of Mansfield High Country

View of the Mansfield High Country

By Jürgen Strauss | Nov 3, 2013

View of the Mansfield High Country ​ Mansfield High Country View across the valley to Mt Buller, Mt Stirling and Mt Timbertop from a glorious property off the Tolmie Road. Another HDR image created from…

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The Mansfield Courthouse

The Mansfield Courthouse

By Jürgen Strauss | Nov 2, 2013

The Mansfield Courthouse ​ Another glorious spring day in Mansfield with brilliant sunshine – challenging conditions for a photographer to capture scenes like this with stark contrast between light and shadow. This is the Mansfield…

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Mt Buller and Mt Timbertop

Buller Beckons

By Jürgen Strauss | Nov 1, 2013

Mt Buller ​ Late afternoon on a glorious day, the first real warm, sunny day of spring, I arrived in Mansfield on the day prior to another assault on Mt Buller with the bicycle and…

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Farmhouse Ruins - You Yangs

Farmhouse Ruins

By Jürgen Strauss | Sep 19, 2013

Farmhouse Ruins ​ The remains of an old stone farmhouse, probably destroyed by bushfires many years ago, sit on Branch Road by the You Yangs regional park. The majestic gum tree in its “back yard”…

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Melbourne City Skyline

Melbourne City Skyline

By Jürgen Strauss | Sep 18, 2013

Melbourne City Skyline ​ After several hours of rainfall, the rain just cleared for a little while as I passed the Botanic Gardens in Melbourne and was able to get this picture of the Melbourne…

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You Yangs Floral Display

You Yangs Floral Display

By Jürgen Strauss | Sep 17, 2013

You Yangs Floral Display ​ Every year in September this patch of grass on the side of the road by the You Yangs turns into a “sea” of colour – flowers only open in sunlight…

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Majestic Gum Trees

By Jürgen Strauss | Aug 7, 2013

Majestic Gum Trees ​ After several heavy rain showers in the late August afternoon, the sun popped out for a short period and this west facing vista was just too good to pass by. The…

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The Fountain

By Jürgen Strauss | Aug 5, 2013

The Fountain ​ This water fountain in the Parliament Gardens in Melbourne, formed an interesting “window” to some of the city high rise buildings in this photograph. The fountain was completely in the shade of…

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The Carousel, Geelong

Storm at the Carousel

By Jürgen Strauss | Aug 4, 2013

Storm at the Carousel ​ After an early breakfast business meeting on the Geelong Waterfront, I braved the elements of a brewing storm to watch the waves crashing over the boardwalk. This scene captured my…

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In the Biergarden

In the Beer Garden

By Jürgen Strauss | Jan 24, 2013

In the Beer Garden ​ After a long day which included 10 hours of driving from Basel in Switzerland to Karlstadt in Germany, it was good to finally arrive at the hotel we were staying…

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