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365 Places: Caloundra

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Day 2: Caloundra, Queensland, Australia My post today is about another place that has special childhood significance for me – Caloundra. Many summer holidays were spent in the Caloundra village of Bulcock Beach… Continue reading

Morning Glory Cloud

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Text: Garry Benson Photos: Various authors, attributed where possible In Northern Australia, between September and November, an extraordinary phenomenon of unparalleled beauty occurs: the Morning Glory Cloud. If the weather situation is calm, every… Continue reading

Create a Great Blog

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People often ask us for hints about how to create a blog which has a good following. Online engagement is a topic I write about on my personal site at http://www.traceybenson.com, but thought… Continue reading

365 Places: Redcliffe

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Day 1: Redcliffe, Queensland Australia This lovely hand coloured photograph was taken at Woody Point around 60 years before I was born. Woody Point is one of the hamlets on the Redcliffe Peninsula,… Continue reading

365 Places: Launch

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Over the past few years, I have watched with great interest friends and fellow artists who have created visual diaries from taking photographs of their everyday life and themselves. Many of these projects… Continue reading

Digital Travel Photography

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Text: 2014© Garry Benson  Discovering your personal vision   I first picked up a camera at the age of seven, and that’s over fifty years ago. To say the least, technology has changed. Books in… Continue reading

Mapping a Sustainable Future – First Steps in Ganmain

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Originally posted on Geokult:
Aside from a mutual fascination with maps and geography, Marty and Tracey both have a passion for sustainable building and treading more lightly on the earth. Over the Easter…

Hasan Dag and Catal Huyuk

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Originally posted on Geokult:
Mount Hasan (Turkish: Hasan Dağı) is an inactive stratovolcano in Aksaray province, Turkey. With an altitude of 3,253 m (10,672 ft.), it ranks as the second highest mountain of central…

The magic of mudbrick

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Originally posted on Geokult Travel:
By Garry Benson Image 1: Namaste – mud brick home I built my own mudbrick house 20 years ago on 10 acres and as an artist have added…

The Magic of Mudbrick

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Text: Garry Benson I built my own mudbrick house 20 years ago on 10 acres and as an artist have added mosaics, sculpture & murals. I’ve also delighted the Welcome Swallows & Paper Wasps… Continue reading