"Sunset on the Olgas. At first, I was disappointed that it was a cloudy and rainy night. Then I realized how rare it is to see rain in this dry part of Australia. Had it been a clear night, I never would have captured this beautiful shot."
"The view looking over Cook's Cove on the east coast of the North Island, where Captain Cook first landed in NZ!"
"This is a case where jet lag proved worthwhile! I was at a B&B in the Blue Mountain area and woke up before sunrise. As the sky started to brighten, I grabbed my camera and caught this image."
"Travel around winding roads to reach a scenic drive near Matauri Bay in the Northland region of New Zealand to experience a once-in-a-lifetime 360-degree view."
"This colorful sunset was taken near Uluru (a.k.a. Ayers Rock), in the Outback."
"This was a little spot in Auckland near a dormant volcano. It wasn't a tourist location, but just a site by the river near the town of Mangere. A local took me here—this was his favorite place to be alone."
"Blue Maomao Arch, out at Poor Knights, NZ. Divers really get the best views underwater!"
"Mt. Cook is the highest peak in New Zealand, standing at 12,349 feet. We drove right up to the base of the mountain to stay at the lodge there, called the Hermitage."
"This concert at the Sydney Opera House actually brought me to tears. The organ is seldom used, so this was a rare treat. The organist is the dark figure in the center."
"The morning after I arrived in Queenstown, New Zealand, the rain let up for a beautiful dawn in September."
"The Remarkable Rocks, Kangaroo Island, off the coast of Adelaide, South Australia."
"My first day exploring Melbourne, I saw this from a distance and thought it was a roller coaster in the middle of the city. But when I got closer, I discovered it was the Arts Centre!"
"I took this photo of Lake Matheson during a recent trip to New Zealand's South Island, just as the sun was beginning to set."
"The sign for Kulgera in the Outback, stating that we had arrived at the cattle loading station."
"This shot is of my husband and I, stopping to stretch our legs outside of Te Anau, New Zealand."
"Is anything more magical than an unexpected rainbow? This was in Sydney's Hyde Park, in July (their winter)."
"The views of New Zealand's Marlborough Sound from the Queen Charlotte Track hiking trail were incredible."
"Heron Island. To celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary, my husband and I went to Australia."
"Milford Sound, New Zealand, in the wintertime. As the ice melted throughout the day, the waterfalls became increasingly spectacular."
"One very happy looking cow, near the coast in New Plymouth, New Zealand."
"Middle Earth is a real place here at Hobbiton, on Alexander Sheep Farm in Matamata, New Zealand."