Category Archives: Visit Lithgow


Karen is a talented Hartley based photographer who says this about herself. My love of photography developed about 19 years ago when my first child was born.    Once moving from Katoomba to Hartley,  I just couldn’t get enough of what nature had to offer in my own backyard and  I developed a love of Macro. It… Read More »


Most weeks Ask Roz Blue Mountains features the work of a regional photographer. This weeks Photographer of the Week is Darrin Langbien.  Darrin is a Penrith  based photographer. Darrin clearly has a great eye for colour and details. He shoots mainly landscapes, but says he is slowly breaking into the family/portrait world. All his landscape… Read More »

THROWBACK Monday – Embassy Theatre

73-75 Katoomba Street By 1911 a house called Riversdale had been built on allotment 23 of James Neale’s estate on Katoomba Street. It had before 1911 been owned by Richard Godson but in 1911 was acquired by the local dentist, Alfred Seller (Rate Books). In 1915 Seller decided to redevelop his property, presumably demolished Riversdale,… Read More »

Slacklining comes to Mount Victoria

Dozens of adrenaline junkies have descended upon Sydney’s Blue Mountains for a death-defying test of skill and balance Slacklining, as it’s known, involves rigging lines, usually made of metal, across various spans and then attempting to walk them without falling. Highlining is a style of slacklining where the two anchor points are set up with… Read More »

Coast to Country – NSW

‘Coast to Country’ is my exploration of NSW in 2014. 25 scenes from across NSW, from the central coast to the snowy mountains and many from my home town of Sydney. over 17,000 images have been put into the creation of this short film, I hope you enjoy. All your likes, shares and comments are… Read More »


David studying the art of still photography for almost 60 years… still learning but loving the challenge of finding the perfect shot. “A keen photographer for over 50 years (yes I started with a Kodak Box Brownie) but only really serious about it for the past 6 or 7 years.  I have won awards in… Read More »