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essence of place

From intimate nooks in forests and rock pools, to vast panoramas of mountains and coast, ‘Essence of Place’ takes you on a journey into the majesty and secrets of the Gippsland landscape. Husband and wife team Nicky De Gruchy and Peter Baird have filmed and composed original music coming directly from their connection to these beautiful places. The intention is to create a relaxing and inspiring experience that takes you into the essence of these landscapes where ever you may be.

Phillip Island

from the ocean to the bay

Beautifully evocative and good for the soul..... Anne

South Gippsland

from the coast to the mountains

Essence of Place fills me with awe for this beautiful country on which we live. Moragh


Wildflowers of South Gippsland 

Stunning photography and expression of our beautiful coast, fauna and flora, accompanied by a sound track that sets a mood for meditation and reflection. Annie

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