Dog Rocks, Batesford Victoria by Joe Mortelliti

These rocks are listed as the oldest rocks know to exist in Victoria.
These greenstone and granite rocks are listed as having formed 365 million years ago.
They would have to be one of the most popular photographed feature in the region.
Keen photographers and camera club members are constanly beating a track to the area to produce new images.


  • Sharon Hammond
    Sharon Hammondalmost 8 years ago

    Beautiful light & a great comp. Luv it

  • Whirligig
    Whirligigalmost 8 years ago

    What a STUNNER!! That is more than fabulous. Beautiful lighting and cropping. Man oh man, you can’t go past this one! I’ve just got to go there now too……………

  • John Conway
    John Conwayalmost 8 years ago

    nice rendition Joe, I have visited this place many times (especially when it’s only 10 minutes away and a potential sunset is looming)

  • Joe Mortelliti
    Joe Mortellitialmost 8 years ago

    Thanks guy’s,
    John I can recall seeing some stunners of dog rocks from you on P4P:-)

  • georgiegirl
    georgiegirlalmost 8 years ago

    The tree is shaped from the wind to look like a giant bonsai. which one’s dog rock cos theres a dog rock in Albany, WA and it used to have a collar painted around its neck! It looks like a labrador!

  • dopey
    dopeyalmost 8 years ago

    I’m off to Batesford soon!!!!!!! great shot

  • Cliff Vestergaard
    Cliff Vestergaardover 7 years ago

    You know I love this photo Joe !

  • Mark Williamson
    Mark Williamsonover 7 years ago

    What a marvelous shot, if it wasn’t for the grass to provide some scale, this could be a bonsai.
    loverly capture, and great comp

  • regina
    reginaover 7 years ago


  • Frances Knight
    Frances Knightover 7 years ago

    Stunning. The quality of the light and the way it catches the tree and rocks is wonderful.

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