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No more Sandy Smith Photos

Posted by Sandy Smith on June 12, 2014 at 7:40 PM Comments comments (1)

Regretfully, there will be no more Sandy Smith photos posted to this site.

Sandy passed away unexpectedly in February 2014.

Her images live on however and will remain here for as long as possible.

Vale Sandy. You were a very talented phtotographer and you are missed greatly.

Summer sports 2012

Posted by Sandy Smith on November 4, 2012 at 10:25 PM Comments comments (1)

As it starts to warm up people are getting into their summer sports.

I will be on the beat each weekend covering sport and social events in Mudgee. Most weekends I would take over 1,000 images then edit and pass the best to the Mudgee Guardian for first choice.

However there are many great shots of our local sportspersons which never make it into print and which can be displayed on this website.

The problem has been letting the people photographed know they ar...

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What's happened to the sports photos lately??

Posted by Sandy Smith on June 2, 2012 at 4:20 AM Comments comments (0)

So why have there been so few sports photos posted of late?

I've been indulging myself in my other great passion: travel photography. A trip through Myanmar (Burma), southern China (Yunnan province and Tibet) has kept me away from Mudgee's sports grounds for a few weeks.

You'll need to be patient a little while longer, but I'll be back soon!!

Meanwhile there are a few folders from a very soggy weekend in Mudgee sport in the photo gallery.

Mudgee from the steeple!

Posted by Sandy Smith on February 15, 2012 at 4:50 PM Comments comments (0)

I know, it's been a while...

I recently had the opportunity of going up, up, UP, some 40 metres above Mudgee's CBD to take some shots. So here's a folder of photos from an unusual perspective of our beautiful town.  See them in the Photo Gallery.

Huntington Estate Music Festival

Posted by Sandy Smith on November 28, 2011 at 8:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Another great Huntington Estate Music Festival behind us!

Wonderful musicians presenting a wide range of musical styles - from Monteverdi to John Cage! (And that was just in the first of the 8 concert programs!) Well done Musica Viva, under Carl Vine's directorship.

The food and wine are also fantasic (thanks Edwena and Tim!) - not that I get more than the odd glass during the festival. But I did buy a carton for later!

The festival allows me to reconnect with my musi...

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Time for a break

Posted by Sandy Smith on September 19, 2011 at 12:05 AM Comments comments (0)

With the end of the winter sports season, it is time to take a break and evaluate how my new business venture is going. If anyone had told me this time last year I would be doing this I wouldn't have believed them! It's a big step away from a regular income. 

So I'll be taking a break for a while then back to pick up with some summer sport.

I will still be processing orders made through the website but it may take a little longer to respond. Orders can be picked up and paid ...

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Busy! Busy!

Posted by Sandy Smith on August 17, 2011 at 10:45 AM Comments comments (0)

This weekend looks like being HUGE! There's the Mudgee Readers' Festival (with an awesome lineup of literary talent), The Mudgee Running Festival (with fun runs, half and full marathons for those who won't have their heads in books), the Junior Rugby Union finals, and lots of other sporting events. How to be everywhere at once?

Meanwhile as the winter sporting season is drawing to a close, I will endeavour to put up lots more photos from the past season. If you have a particular reques...

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School's back!

Posted by Sandy Smith on July 23, 2011 at 4:28 AM Comments comments (0)

First week back after the school holidays means that there's a full round of junior sport on. That will be a test!

Today I covered Netball at the new courts at Glen Willow. The courts look great and it all seemed to be running well!

Pity there aren't paths that link the car park with the courts! With 'Keep off the Grass' signs everywhere it makes it tricky to get from the car park to the courts without walking all round the world! Who is going to walk 200 metres when the direct ...

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Wombats v Coolah Roos (Rugby Union)

Posted by Sandy Smith on July 16, 2011 at 7:19 AM Comments comments (0)

What a thriller! Coolah skipped away to an early lead but the Wombats were not going to let the game slip through their fingers without a fight. A lot of dropped ball proved costly - leaving the Wombats to play catch up.


Mark Dwyer Cycle Classic & PVG Scratch Race

Posted by Sandy Smith on July 14, 2011 at 8:10 AM Comments comments (0)

  Last weekend was the Mark Dwyer Cycle Classic and the Pieter van Gent Scratch Race. Held just outside Mudgee this was a great chance to see some of the state's top riders in action. Always a challenge for the photographer - these guys don't stick around for long!

Despite cold, windy weather, th...

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