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Silky water

Thanks to photographer Andrew Patterson for this glorious image, captured using a 30-second exposure, taken on the Macquarie River near the Tamworth Street pedestrian bridge.

Backyard Sparrow

Regular contributor Peter Woodward emailed this cute close-up photo of a sparrow that flew in to help clean up their outdoor coffee table. “A bit cheeky, he was very close while I was sitting there,” Peter explained.

A magical moment

Photographer Andrew Patterson captured this image on the Wellington Road just outside Dubbo. Andrew commented on just how picturesque our countryside can be, even in dry times. A very nice photo!

Peaceful paddling on Burrendong Dam

Burrendong Dam celebrates 50 years this year and former dam builders are invited to attend a reunion on August 18 and 19. Contact Pip Goldsmith on 0421 288 634 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. PHOTO: DUBBO PHOTO NEWS/YVETTE AUBUSSON-FOLEY

Foggy start at Lady Cutler Ovals

Tuesday morning, August 1, the first day of the last month of winter brought a heavy fog over the city which lasted until mid morning shrouding the Lady Cutler soccer fields in a blanket of white.

Dundullimal Homestead in bloom

The warm change in the weather is having an effect on the extensive and historic gardens at Dundullimal Homestead which reopened on October 4, 2016. A stroll around the extensive grounds reveal a variety of flowering plants, grand trees and rolling lawns. A very special feature is an Aboriginal ‘scar’…

Backyard bird watching bliss

This very inappropriately-named Dingy Swallowtail – Papilio anactus – was spreading out its over-4cm wingspan to dry on a recent evening, following 98mm of rain in Dubbo Field Naturalist member Elsie Howe's West Dubbo garden. Papilio is actually Latin for butterfly. An endemic species, with male and females alike, it's…

New Year’s Eve Fireworks a stunning success

The second annual New Year’s Eve Fireworks show at Caltex Park was a stunning success with thousands settling onto the grounds to enjoy the family-friendly lightshow. Jose Ranie D. Decolongon was one of the many who took photos of the spectacular, including this one which was taken along Birch Ave…

Signs of spring

There are many signs of spring’s arrival around the Dubbo area at the moment, and that inspired Kevin Kleppe to pick up his camera and start snapping. Thanks to Kevin for contributing these two photos taken in his garden during the week.