Wendy Philip Penong SA


Hi, I'm Wendy,

Photography for me is about creating art on a digital file. It is the ethereal transference of what I see and feel on to a screen, then onto photographic paper.

I am spell bound and captivated by this experience. I have my home filled with black and white prints, coloured landscapes, and white snowy framed images.
Photography is an art form which can take you to a surreal and and aesthetically pleasing world.

I began developing my own black and white photographs back in the seventies. My style is minimal, often monochromatic and reflects our lonely planet in a simplistic but beautiful way.
I have a Nikon D800E and a Nikon D510 and I use Lightroom and Photoshop for my editing.

My home life.. I live in an old seventies, Spanish style home in South Australia. You know the type, old arches and white render, possibly the ugliest house on the street, but hey I am working on that! (In great haste.)
I have one husband and a few children and a few more grandchildren, a caravan, and all my camera gear. Our dream; to become one of those annoying road hogging grey nomads.

But for now I live like a local and photograph like a local. All my images are shot in either Australia or New Zealand.

You can read a little more about my life and history HERE



I sell my photographic prints, either on BLUETHUMB or in my  GALLERY 

I blog regularly on photographylocal travel destinationsgood living, home style and spirituality.

I have written a number of adorable children's books illustrated using my own photographic images, which you can see and buy through my GALLERY.




About Wendy 

Me, myself.....


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The tools of the trade.


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You have to seek out adventure, it wont just come to you. Look for great opportunities to photograph, anything, anywhere, anytime.


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I dream of a home by the sea and a caravan for weekends. Camera and caravan go together like milk and honey!


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It's OK to be a bit weird, people appreciate you much better if you are authentically you. Art is about creating something that YOU love.


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If you see something amazing, STOP and take the shot, it will never be quite the same ever again.


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If I'm not at home, I'm either on my bike or lost in a field.


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I tell myself there is always something good ahead, just keep looking and keep walking.


Through the beautiful art of photography, I hope that you enjoy the vibrance of the Southern parts of our earth and maybe decorate your walls with a photographic print which reminds you of our sacred local lands.