Category Archives: Visit Oberon

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 »

PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE WEEK – Richard Bulley

Richard is an award winning Blue Mountains Photographer based in Hazelbrook. Richard is a Nikon School Lecturer teaching both the Intro and Intermediate courses in Sydney and NSW. He is a Nikon Professional Services member and a member of the Australian Institute of Professional PhotographyBeing a Blue Mountains photographer Richard knows all the best spots… Read More »

Jenolan Caves: Still up for sale, three years on

The Jenolan Caves, part of the world heritage-listed Greater Blue Mountains, has failed to secure a private lessee, more than two years after the NSW government opened it up for privatisation. With the government’s favoured tender applicant, Anthology Travel, pulling out of a deal citing ownership changes and staff reportedly resigning after being evicted from… Read More »

PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE WEEK – David Roma

David is a Bathurst based photographer who is totally at home in the Blue Mountains, Lithgow and Oberon regions. His specialties are Architecture, Portraits, Motor Sport and Landscape. David’s work speaks for itself. He has a natural eye for colour and composition. Facebook:- https://www.facebook.com/davidromaphotography Google+:- http://google.com/+DavidRomaPhoto Instagram:- http://instagram.com/davidromaphotography Twitter:- https://twitter.com/davidromaphoto Tumblr:- http://davidromaphotography.tumblr.com Website:- http://www.davidromaphotography.com Ask Roz… Read More »