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Father and Daughter looking at the camera

Happy Father’s day!

Today I’m heading to the airport to pick up my Father. He is coming to visit me from Italy and he’s staying for few weeks. The last time he came …

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A 3.5 years old girl dancing under a rain of Autumn leaves. Photo by Erika's Way Photography

Family Session with Autumn colours and lots of leaves at Alfred Nicholas Garden

A beautiful Family of four + a warm Autumn day in the Hills + colourful leaves everywhere = an amazing Family Session. 🙂   ‘Anyone who thinks fallen leaves are …

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portait of an Alpaca

Farm Life

“I’d rather be on a Farm than be Emperor of the world.” George Washington   I am so thrilled about this Photo shooting. I was asked to take some photos …

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sunshine at Mt Wellington ©Erika's Way Photography

Five days in Tasmania

The very first time I went to Tasmania, five years ago, I thought a weekend was going to be more than enough to wander around and have ‘a feel’ of …

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Wilson's Prom National Park, South Eastern Circuit ©Erika's Way Photography

Christmas at the Prom: South Eastern Circuit

Around Christmas things can get quite crazy. This past Christmas has been incredibly crazy for me but also amazingly rewarding. I got the chance to catch up with a lot …

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year Card with special quote

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

I love living in the Dandenong Ranges

2017- ‘Love the Hills’ Calendar by Stockdale & Leggo

Last month I submitted this photo for the ‘Love the Hills’ Art Competition by Stockdale & Leggo Real Estate in Emerald, Vic. The theme was to submit an artwork that described the …

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Silky Terrier puppy playing with a big hand

Three little Australian Silky Terrier Puppies

Last year I got asked to do a photo shooting and the related website of a gorgeous little family of Australian Silky Terries for a local breeder (here you can find …

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Sunset over Sherbrook forest, Dandenong Ranges, Vic, ©Erika's Way Photography

2017-Dandenong Ranges Calendar Competition by Bendigo Bank

Few months ago I saw this ad about a local Calendar Competition: the theme was to capture a photo of the Dandenong Ranges. I sent this picture above, which is …

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Leffe Belgian Beer and pommes frittes

Europe on the road. Belgium: traditional beer, history and caves.

BELGIUM In Belgium we found the cutest accommodation: a little house wooden cabin in the woods, near the beautiful town of Dinant, in the Wallonia region in the south part of …

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morning sunshine in Hoge Veluwe National Park

Europe on the road. The Netherlands by bicycle.

THE NETHERLANDS Hoge Veluwe National Park A little bike trip exploring the Netherlands biggest National Park. Arnhem

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lonely girl walking along the beach ©Erika's Way Photography

Europe on the road. Denmark: a day trip to the Jutland Peninsula.

DENMARK Sønderborg & surroundings A day trip to the Jutland Peninsula, exploring little towns, quiet beaches and forests full of frogs!

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sunset from Sankt Peter-Ording ©Erika's Way Photography

Europe on the road: Germany.

GERMANY Germany is an amazing Country, even the smallest town has hidden gems. We crossed the Country from the bottom all the way to the top, where we visited family …

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sunshine and mist over Achen Lake, Austria ©Erika's Way Photography

Europe on the road. Austria: cowes, mist and sunrises.

AUSTRIA In Austria we visited just couple of little towns in the Tyrol area, on our way to Germany. We got out of the highway and we got lost somewhere …

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artisan shop in Lucca, Italy

Europe on the road. Italy: cities and towns, mountains and seas.

18 days, a rental car, three teenagers in the back seats and a Continent to discover. One night, couple of months ago, my partner and I had a conversation that …

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Very cool pregnant couple ©Erika's Way Photography

Lauren&Theo

These two amazing Humans are going to be parents very soon!!!!! We went for a little walk through a blooming Rhododendron Garden up in Olinda. Just beautiful. The sun was …

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Dandenong Ranges A-vard track

A’vard and Pound Tracks in the Dandenong Ranges

A little walk in your backyard is one of the best things you can do after work, especially at sunset, when everything changes so dramatically with amazing lights effects. Even …

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Snow in the Alps, Victoria, Australia

Four days trip around Victoria 1/4

I’m always looking around for inspirations on where to go for short trips around Victoria. There is a lot to explore, but sometimes it’s hard to find the right information …

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The Murray river between Albury and Wodonga

Four days trip around Victoria 2/4

Albury-Wodonga Day2 It’s a beautiful sunny morning. But our snow gear is still wet. And Roberto still feels the wet and cold in his bones. “Why don’t we go to …

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Pevensey Paddle steamer hot chocolate

Four days trip around Victoria 3/4

Barmah National Park and Echuca Day 3 From Albury we drive and drive. We pass through few little towns and eventually all around us are just fields. We get to …

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Hiking through the boulders in Melville Caves

Four days trip around Victoria 4/4

Melville Caves Day4 From Echuca we head south, towards a place that has been in my to do list for couple of years: Melville Caves, in Kooyoora State Park. We …

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Ginko Biloba leaves in Autumn

Alfred Nicholas Garden in Winter

A little walk in the Hills in Winter. Always amazing! 🙂

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Black and White sunset photo with windmills and cows

Day trip in Gippsland

Sunny Sunday and a new motorcycle to test out. There we were last week getting ready for a little day trip. This time we decided to explore a new part …

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Aurora Australis from Mt Donna Buang

Aurora Australis from Mt Donna Buang

  Today I had some spare time to go through some old photos and clean up a bit. I found these pics, from the very first night I went out …

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sun rays filtering through the trees in Belgrave, Vic

Winter sun in Belgrave

This morning I went out for a run. Absolutely the perfect morning for it. So perfect I actually had to stop and take pictures. 🙂 The photos below were taken …

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red mushroom with white spots

Fairy Autumn in the Hills

A friend asked me to take some photos of her Autumn garden. Between red Maple leaves and Fairy Mushrooms. Just amazing! 🙂

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the most beautiful sunrise in the Dandenong Ranges

Sunrise over Hamer Arboretum

The colours of the sunrise are always magic. And the light changes in such a dramatic way! I went for a walk with my camera around Hamer Arboretum, up in …

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Couple photography in the Dandenong Ranges

Lovers in the night

Few experiments of night photography I took the other day. Personally I really love a picture that can combine nature, a starry night sky and a human connection. I always …

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Bromeliad blooming

Flowers

Funny thing is, I actually tried to poison this plant when I first moved in. Glad I didn’t. This plant is called Bromeliad Billbergia Vittata. Isn’t it just beautiful?  

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Looking at the city lights by night

Melbourne by night from Mt Dandenong

The view point from Mt Dandenong overlooking the city is definitely one of my favourite spots in the area. I’m really lucky to live near by. The other day, I …

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gumtree at sunset

Alfred Nicholas Garden to Sassafrass walk

I love walking. After a long day sitting in front of my computer, I love walking even more. And if I can walk in a National Park or a forest, …

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Woman and ferns

Geoerge Tindale and Alfred Nicholas Gardens with Maria

  Every times we have visits, we always find some time for a drive and a walk in the Dandenong Ranges. I believe that, to fully appreciate the area, you …

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hiking in summer around Mt Hotham

Mt Feathertop hike from Mt Hotham

Mt Hotham is definitely one of my favourite places to go when Summer gets too hot in Melbourne. Yes, Hotham, and Falls Creek areas are not just great winter destinations, …

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sunset over Melbourne and Port Philip Bay

Sunset over Melbourne from Mt Dandenong

It’s amazing to see how many shades of colour can paint the sky at sunset. These photos were taken couple of weeks ago, looking at Melbourne from Mt Dandenong. I …

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Spring

Have you ever notice how many tones of green are in your garden? Look even at the background of these few photos I took the other day in my blooming …

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