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A random range of photos again this week.

 This is Geelong Foreshore keeping green.

We have needed to do the same already this summer.

Then today we had 6 mm of rain which

helped the  garden immensely.

Geelong sunrise reflections.

Surfing Torquay’s beaches.

I wish Taji had not learned this habit/play.

Our household waste water is treated and automatically

sprayed on a garden bed via a water treatment plant

and a system of around 50, $6 sprinklers.

when the hose was not watering plants the sewerage system was

and the little darlings managed to chew

nearly all 50 of the sprinklers.

And when I replaced the sprinklers the pups thought

I was replacing them for their enjoyment.

It took several rants, raves and generally behaving

like a madman to get the message through that NO!

these are not for your enjoyment.

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Cee’s Black & White Challenge: Water

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The coloured version of my

Black and White Tuesday

photos.

Torquay Beach

Surfers on…

 Monday morning.

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Hope you enjoyed.

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Black and White Tuesday

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Hard to imagine the water full of surfers…

but this was exactly the case on Monday,

just to the left and bottom of shot.

I don’t think waves were as big as forecast…

and my photos are not as good as hoped for.

There was a class of about 30 school age teenagers

surfing the breakers in shore and these blokes…

 were a long way out.

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Hope you enjoyed.

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A-Photo-a-Week-Challenge-Recreation

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Recreation varies from person to person.

I used to think of this as recreation when in my late teens, early twenties. 

Cycling can be a sport or recreational.

For me, it was always recreational.

 

Our safari guide had his own form

of recreational activity.

The twenty-minute power nap!

I managed to capture a couple of half decent photos…

of this sport/recreational activity at Torquay…

during a morning in which I was

pursuing my own recreational activity.

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Recreation

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Travel Theme-Sports

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My

Sports

 Travel Theme.

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Three sports…

I have never tried kite surfing…

but it appears to be…

 a lot of fun and a bit dangerous judging by the helmet.

Nor have I ever been on a surf board…

 But I would just love to be competent enough to

manoeuvre as in the first two images.

However, I think this would be more my style.

 

Some shots of the inaugural

Cadell Evans Road Race.

After several hours of country road racing…

riders have three of four laps of Geelong suburbs

before a finish on the foreshore.

Finally, one shot of the Melbourne Cricket Ground

on the first Monday in June.

Collingwood versus Melbourne.

Also the scene of the

1956 Olympics and the 2006 Commonwealth Games.

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Where’s My Backpack: Sports

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THURSDAY’S SPECIAL-July-August-Recap

Commencing in July…

Candi at play.

A Great White Egret.

Geelong Marina.

The Beaumont-Hammel,

Newfoundland Memorial

in France.

 

Sunrise on the You Yangs, which are located

about midway between Geelong and Melbourne.

 

Memories of a fog and -3 degrees outing in early August.

 

Lochnagar Crater on The Somme Battlefields.

 

Another Pea Soup fog in Geelong.

 

Same day playing with Photoshop levels.

One of my favourite shots form Torquay.

 

A memorial to my Grandfather,

now in place at Lochnagar Crater in France,

where he served in World War I.

An August sunrise on Geelong’s Corio Bay.

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Thursday’s Special: July-August-Recap

Weekly Photo Challenge-Elemental

 

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My contribution for this week’s challenge…

Elemental

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My elemental images are all from Torquay this week.I find the sea beautiful…

even when it is calm in my first two image.

 

Generating a bit more energy… 


it provides a playground for…


surfer and photographer alike.


And when it becomes… 

 

too heavy for surfing…


it is a photographer’s delight.

 

 In my opinion.

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