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

Photography and Social Media tips

I've been a blogger for many years, since 2005 in fact, and own a few blogs on various topics. Firm believer that you should keep your blog focused on one topic - although you may have many categories under that one topic. In this case, this blog relates to photography and the categories relate to … [Read More...]

Native garden in Monbulk

I recently had the privilege of photographing a garden in Monbulk.  I'd been to visit it a few times in the past and I was amazed at how much it had grown. Just under two years of age, there are many bushes there of a mature size. The owner, Shirley, started the garden after she bought the house and … [Read More...]

Autumn garden photography

Do you live in or near the Dandenong ranges? Autumn is my favourite season - still some warmth in the day, cooler nights, and with it changing colours in our trees and gardens. Truly a paradise in this area and I love it. I am building a garden (botanic) portfolio and I invite you to have your … [Read More...]