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Byron Bay Hinterland, NSW, Australia

Everybody who visits Byron Bay in NSW raves about the famous beaches like Wategoes.  However some of the best parts or attractions can be found in the Hinterland.  From the Pacific Highway (or soon to be Old Pacific Hwy) there is a lookout point off Coolamon Scenic Drive with great scenic vistas of the whole cauldron and bay that makes up Mount Warning, The Great Dividing Range, through to Murwillumbah and then onto the Byron Bay itself.

Byron Bay Hinterland, NSW, Australia
Byron Bay Hinterland, NSW, Australia
Byron Bay Hinterland, NSW, Australia
Byron Bay Hinterland, NSW, Australia

This vista is an amazing place and always super green, and on the right time of day can provide some amazing light to take in the very relaxing and scenic views.  These are some of my favourite photos from the region.

Byron Bay Hinterland, NSW, Australia
Byron Bay Hinterland, NSW, Australia
Byron Bay Hinterland, NSW, Australia
Byron Bay Hinterland, NSW, Australia

Casterton Vic, Australia Hay Bales

After a flight from Brisbane to Adelaide (2000km) then a long 5hr drive to just the other side of the SA / VIC Border I stumbled past this paddock with Hay Bales at about 8:30pm on a Monday nite.  I actually drove past it for about 5 km before I decided, nope that looked like some great photos back there.  Turned the car around and drove back to capture these gems.

Casterton Victoria Australia
Casterton Victoria Australia

So glad I did, the sun was just at the right time when I got there, just about to dip below the horizon, which gave some nice reflections through the field.  I then worked the angles for about 15 mins snapping away and I probably bagged 20 good shots from the 15 mins there. Great decision to turnaround.

Casterton Victoria Australia
Casterton Victoria Australia

And here’s the tip –  So often we are travelling, and particularly with driving I find you get tired after some hours at the wheel, its still important to look to opportunities for photo ops.  Even (as in this case) if it takes you 5km down the road before you turn back, its certainly worth it!  Keep your Camera at hand even when your tired!

Casterton Victoria Australia
Casterton Victoria Australia