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The Dandenongs’ Foggy Mornings – A Photographer’s Dream

The Dandenongs Foggy Mornings A Photographers Dream

Fog gently wraps itself around Silvan Reservoir trees, creating an idyllic scene rarely encountered by editorial photographers.

Be swept away by the serenity of towering forests and cascading waterfalls of The Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges. Taste regional flavours while discovering charming townships with bustling arts scenes.

Sunny Afternoons

Sunny Afternoon is a jukebox musical composed by Ray Davies with lyrics written by Joe Penhall. Based around the formation of English rock band The Kinks and featuring their back catalogue songs like Lola, You Really Got Me, Waterloo Sunset and its title track Sunny Afternoon – Sunny Afternoon had its world premiere at Hampstead Theatre London before moving onto Harold Pinter Theatre West End where it won four 2015 Olivier Awards including “Best New Musical”.

The Dandenong Ranges in Wurundjeri Country are an idyllic paradise that is sure to bring out your camera. Offering breath-taking sweeping vistas over hilly, winding roads, HTRK’s Jonnine Standish and Nigel Yang spent their summers driving through this part of Victoria from their suburban Melbourne homes, rear-viewing their city outskirts before entering an ancient forest filled with towering mountain ash trees.

Sky High Mt Dandenong offers the ideal setting for your wedding photography session, offering beautiful gardens and panoramic vistas that capture this momentous occasion.

The Dandenongs is home to numerous world-renowned wineries that offer guided tours where visitors can sample some of their finest products. You can also sample them at restaurants throughout the region. There are also a number of hotels and boutique accommodation options, so selecting one carefully can have a dramatic impact on your trip experience.

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Warm Sunrays

Beautiful sunny day in the middle of the mountains with foggy conditions but bright sunrays still shining through to illuminate forest and clouds.

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Fog gracefully envelops this idyllic scene at Silvan Reservoir in Melbourne’s Dandenong Ranges, as nature displays her colors through autumnal trees bursting with hue. Photographers will delight at this picturesque sight.

Cloudy Nights

Mount Dandenong and its surrounding villages of Olinda & Sassafras are some of the most picturesque areas in Victoria. Once you climb above Melbourne’s concrete, you are immersed in lush green rain forest, towering tree ferns, and in spring a vast array of colourful flowering plants – not forgetting cozy village cafes, boutique shops, quaint cottages and grand hill homes to choose from!

Cloudy nights offer photographers an ideal setting for long exposure shots of the stars, particularly if there’s an eclipse occurring. Clouds can add an intriguing glow to the night sky that only adds extra interest and depth for photographers.