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

2017 Calendar ready for orders

I've received the advance proof of next year's calendar in the post today. It's looking good! And the images are all ones that readers have chosen to be in the calendar.  Cost of calendar is $19.95 plus postage.  Australia, New Zealand, Asia and the rest of the world - happy to post copies wherever. … [Read More...]

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...]