Take a road trip and explore

Ever find yourself bored, wondering what to do. Indulge yourself in one of many sightseeing trips across New South Wales in Australia. There are many treasures hidden in our beautiful city and country towns with spectacular opportunities for photography. What are you waiting for. Your ‘Things To Do And See In Sydney’ awaits you…

Sea Cliff Bridge along Sydney's south coast, New South Wales, Australia

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  • Australian flora inspiration for famous children’s author and illustrator

    Famous Australian Author and Illustrator May Gibbs’ Nutcote house, a museum for the public and the backdrop to the film ‘Ladies in Black’.


  • Why do office Christmas parties still matter, you might wonder?

    Amidst our busy work and day to day lives, drowning in emails, deadlines and life, it’s a time to come together as a group.  A time for our leaders to address the assembled team and reflect on all we’ve achieved as a company, as an individual, as a department and to celebrate one’s successes and […]


  • Cokeworks in the Illawarra ceases operation

    Perched upon a cliff overlooking the grandeur of the Grand Pacific Drive in Coalcliff, New South Wales, stands lost history that fell short of 1 year to earn its 100 year milestone. Located in the scenic Ilawarra region of New South Wales Australia, in December 2012, employees of the Illawarra Coke Company (ICC), in 1966 […]


  • Shattered-Glass

    Things I’ve Learnt

      Mistakes are inevitable, they’re needed.  They’re the experiences that mould us, that enable us to grow. They’re also the experiences that debilitate us or set us free.  But ultimately it’s our lot in life to make mistakes.  Yes, that age old adage of ‘you learn from your mistakes’ and whilst some we do. I […]


About Me

Hi, I’m Ruth

My name is Ruth, or Ruthie as I’m known to a hand full of close friends and family.

South African born, from Johannesburg, but currently reside permanently in this amazing country Australia, that I’ve called home for the last 22 years.

I’m a photographer based in the southern suburbs of Sydney known as the Sutherland Shire a.k.a The Shire and by day a digital marketer.

Embedded within the pages on my site, are anecdotes of this life I have subscribed to. My passions, sporadic ramblings, life, observations and road trips.

Ruth Spitzer


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    Ironfest 2016, a medieval rendezvous of eclectic cosplay

    What can only be described as an extraordinary eclectic dress up party like none I’ve ever witnessed before. It rivals the concept of wacky.  Bizarre, yet strangely normal in the setting.  It’s enthralling, mesmerising, exciting, eccentric and everything in between. How to describe this event to one who has never heard of or witnessed before […]


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    Comforting colours of fall in Mount Wilson

    Imagine yourself cruising down avenues tucked away in the Blue Mountains, where you’re enveloped by the grandeur of trees hundreds of years old with colours that amaze you with their vibrancy and beautiful sense of comfort.  One such location known as Mount Wilson, synonymous of its gardens, natural bush land, rainforests, lookouts, walking trails, historical […]


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