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Ruth Spitzer
Sydney, Australia
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I'VE MOVED BLOGS .... If you'd like to continue following me, please visit me at my new address: www.ruthspitzer.com Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2014 at Ruth Spitzer
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A modern day ruin brings with it, every bit of nostalgia and intrigued as an 1800 architectural wonder filled with stories of family and heartbreak, deceit and abandonment. One such ruin at present (Feb 2014) still stands in Bowden Street,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2014 at Ruth Spitzer
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Imagine a love story that never had the chance to flourish but instead will forever be tainted with sadness and death, and a house, built with an overwhelming sense of romance and promise, never to see the light of day,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2014 at Ruth Spitzer
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I don’t get the chance to travel often, but when granted the luxury, naturally I’m always scouring for items/places to photograph, preferably something old and forgotten and decaying or rusting and what luck; on my recent trip back to South... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2013 at Ruth Spitzer
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An overview of my photos from our April Photo a Day challenge with Fat Mum Slim (FMS) and daily theme. Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2013 at Ruth Spitzer
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I’ve lived in the Sutherland Shire for several years now – a little world in its own. Close enough to the city to still enjoy the cosmopolitan life, yet far out enough to get away from the hustle and bustle... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2013 at Ruth Spitzer
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This weekend I had good intentions of taking a drive out west to The Junkyard, to scour for some treasures I can use in my art and get in some photos, but it seems this dreary weather that suddenly fell... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2013 at Ruth Spitzer
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To say 2012 got the better of me could possibly be the understatement of the year. Who knew this would turn out to be one of the worst years I’ve had for a long time. A cancer scare, got divorced... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2013 at Ruth Spitzer
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Naturally I’m drawn to all things photography and was enticed by a FB group FMS. They run a monthly Photo-A-Day challenge. Self explanatory and good fun. Always interesting to see the various interpretations by photos posted by members of the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2013 at Ruth Spitzer
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Table Mountain … Named after its flat top and its peak standing majestically 1 086m above sea level. How can one possibly sum up so much beauty that you only really feel once you’re standing on the very tip, peering... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2012 at Ruth Spitzer
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Before arriving in South Africa for an extended stay, my intention was to be a tourist and visit all those places I never bothered whilst living there. Shameful but I’m guilty of not having experienced the full beauty of my... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2012 at Ruth Spitzer
Where does the time go? That age old question that eludes us at the best of times. I’m shocked to realize how long it’s been since I’ve last blogged and how much has happened in my life since. So I’ll... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2012 at Ruth Spitzer
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JANUARY 2012 Photography Society Monthly Outing My truly first ever experience. Every month as part of the photography society I belong to (Sutherland Shire Photography), we visit a different location every month for a photo shoot and every second month... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2012 at Ruth Spitzer
2012 is my year to start living again. Add new experiences, visit new places and complete my Bucket List. My aim is to be proactive and experience at least 1 – 2 new things every month. Break away from my... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2012 at Ruth Spitzer
Life is too short to wake up in the morning with regrets. So love the people who treat you right, forget about the ones that don't and believe that everything happens for a reason. If you get a chance take... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2012 at Ruth Spitzer
Gerald G May wrote: "There is a desire within each of us, in the deep center of ourselves that we call our heart. We were born with it, it is never completely satisfied, and it never dies. We are often... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2011 at Ruth Spitzer
Incredible footage in slow motion of an eagle owl coming in for a landing. Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2011 at Ruth Spitzer
About an hour and a half north west of Melbourne, Victoria Australia, lays the most amazing, mesmerizing little village called Daylesford, nestled in a region well known for its outstanding food and wine. Daylesford also has the highest concentration of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2011 at Ruth Spitzer
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19 November 1991....20 years ago, a knock on the door by an official changed our lives forever. Today marks the 20th anniversary of my brother’s death. Looking back, it’s surreal to believe two whole decades have passed since we said... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2011 at Ruth Spitzer
As the silly season fast approaches yet again, one can’t help but be made intensely aware of a myriad of celebrations that usually accompany the festive season; the obligator client lunches, generally starting mid afternoon, proceeded by two glasses, that... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2011 at Ruth Spitzer
For those photography enthusiasts who have a particular interest in panoramic photography, this recent invention, patent pending, gives a whole new meaning to the words 'view from above'. A camera in the shape of a ball, that captures spherical panoramas.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2011 at Ruth Spitzer
Every once in a while we’re lucky to find that unique individual who has the profound ability to alter our lives forever in whatever shape or form. For those hopeless romantics, those who have loved and lost, and those who... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2011 at Ruth Spitzer
A golden oldie for those who remember the 80’s. Yes, showing my age. A classic 1981 hit by Lindsey Buckingham ‘Trouble’. One I haven’t heard in years. Love the hair ... The live version below. Raw and Beautiful. Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2011 at Ruth Spitzer
Steve Jobs, CEO and co-founder of Apple Computer talks about his college experience and how a random calligraphy course had a major impact on a career he didn’t know he’d have. He talks about dropping out of college, foregoing those... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2011 at Ruth Spitzer
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“Science has never drummed up quite as effective a tranquilizing agent as a sunny spring day”. W. Earl Hall And who am I to argue with that... On a glorious perfect spring day, I found myself in the Blue Mountains... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2011 at Ruth Spitzer