Category Archives: Visit Oberon

PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE WEEK – Grahame Edwards

Grahame doesn’t describe himself as a ‘photographer’. He said “there is a difference between being a photographer and being somebody fortunate enough to own a camera. My wife surprised me last July with a Nikon DSLR camera. Since then, I have been teaching myself to drive the thing properly without simply taking snapshots on Automatic… Read More »

What’s on this weekend in the Blue Mountains, Lithgow and Oberon regions

  This weekend is a big one in the Blue Mountains Region. There are a number great local markets from Oberon to Glenbrook. Plus you have TomahROMA Autumn Harvest Food & Wine Festival happening at Mount Tomah and the Winmalee Autumn Artfest 2015, both on Saturday as well as the Leura Harvest Festival​ on Sunday. SATURDAY:  http://goo.gl/Rl9GcN Rotary Farmers &… Read More »

PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE WEEK – Phillip Johnson

The Ask Roz Blue Mountains photographer of the week is Philip Johnson. Phillip is a Sydney based photographer, he specialises in High Dynamic Range Photography (HDR), with work featured in publications, tourism campaigns, wall murals, calendars, wall art etc. Phillip’s use of colour and tone allows his photos to stand out from the pack. http://www.redbubble.com/people/salieri1627 http://philipjohnsonphotography.smugmug.com/… Read More »

ALTURAS ‘sin palabras’ Album Launch. Hotel Blue, Upstairs “Live At The Attic” Katoomba, Blue Mountains

Alturas are a quintet specialising in the performance of contemporary tango music with distinct jazz influences. Inspired by the music of Argentina, ‘Alturas’ combines influences from classical, latin and tango to create a unique blend of haunting melodies with jazz-inspired solos. ‘Alturas’ have been performing as a group since 2009. The group started as a… Read More »

Shanghai chic at Hydro Majestic Hotel, Blue Mountains

By Ellen Hill for Escarpment Group Shanghai chic has returned to the Hydro Majestic Hotel, after the recent opening of the Salon du Thé tearoom and bar. Decorated in rich Oriental reds, far eastern murals and luxurious furnishings, guests can rediscover the understated decadence of the Empire with a refined Asian-inspired menu and a range… Read More »

PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE WEEK – Rene Kisselbach

I’m Rene from Rene Kisselbach Photography, a German born Australian living in Sydney since over a decade. I fell in love with Sydney, Australia and the Australian people the very first time I’ve visited and soon returned to live here for good. I got my first SLR camera when I was 15, following my grandfather… Read More »

PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE WEEK – Karen Edwards

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 »

PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE WEEK – Darrin Langbien

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 »