I took part in a Photo Walk sponsored by Nikon Australia and Camera Electronic this last week and had a very enlightening hour with a very enlightening bloke.
The venue was Kings Park up near the KPB offices and the Old Tea Pavilion. I was delighted to discover ample free parking space at 1:00 in the afternoon - but I'll bet a weekend in wildflower season would see the place packed out. Cold spring days mean you're not over-touristed.
Didn't stop the Camera Electronic and Nikon punters, though - there was a solid gathering there at the Tea pavilion when Steve Parish started to talk.
It wasn't a dry lecture at all, because Mr Parish is not a dry man. He came right out and explained that his work was to promote good mental health through joy and connection with the natural world - and his best way to do this was natural photography. But then he explained how unnatural that can be...