Tag Archives: Barossa

One great afternoon of light.

Occasionally mother nature puts on a show made just for photographers, Late December 2015 we had one of these special afternoon’s. In the space of a few hours I managed to capture this series of great scenes.  There was an intense but brief storm pass through the Barossa Valley late in …

Shattered Rock Vineyard

I have been lucky enough to be allowed access to the Shattered Rock vineyard to capture the views from this unassuming property. It is located on the scenic road between Lyndoch and Rosedale and I have been taking photo’s in this area for a few years now. Gum trees growing …

Steingarten

Stiengarten lookout is one of the lesser known places in the Barossa. The wide vista looking north and south from the viewing platforms creates a great scene. Geographically Steingarten is situated on top of the Barossa Valley ranges between Lyndoch and Roland Flat and can be accessed from Trial Hill Road (just …

Barossa Trees

Australia has some great trees, the Karri forests in Western Australia and the giant Tasmanian hardwoods http://www.gianttrees.com.au are truly world class. I have a soft spot for Australian gum trees though and luckily there are a number of great specimens not far from home. They remind me of the struggle to …

Barossa Valley Waterfall

There are a few small waterfalls on the edges of the Barossa Valley and in winter for a few days after heavy rain they are very photogenic. This particular one is on private land and cannot be seen from public access area’s. Friends of mine contacted the landholder and arranged …

Skywhale in the barossa

As part of the Adelaide Art gallery “Dark Heart” exhibition the controversial Skywhale Hot Air Ballon took to the skies in the Barossa. An early start was required and after some early confusion as to where the ballon was launching from (I was late) I made it to the launch …