The centre spread of my photos in The Sunday Mail, July 18, 2021.
Article by Clare Peddie.
Photos featuring Belair National Park.
Just stop for a miute and look to the sid of the path, see the way raindrops shine in the early-morning sun and explore the fine detail of the magnificent natural world, she says.
“If you just get into the silence of the place, and what’s happening there, into the space that’s beyond words, I suppose it is a communing with nature, but it’s almost more than that.” Ms Broug says, “We need these big silent spaces, these place that are still not too spoiled, to just replenish and, you know, just feel a more grounded perspective in a way.” "
"Immersed in the silence, surrounded by the natural beauty of Belair National Park, Marianne Broug captures every blessing, every moment of sheer joy and wonder, for all to see.
The Hawthorndene resident has lived in the area for 30 years but only occasionally visited the park until two years ago, when she bought a camera and decided to go for a walk.
Now she takes photos almost every day and shares her discoveries with local community, to show people what’s there, right on their doorstep.
Beyond the blackberries and weeds, there are untouched areas, beautiful bits of the park where there’s “a wealth of orchids and bugs and bandicoots”.
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