Newcastle Photography spent two days this week (Monday and Tuesday) photographing some of the 1500 athletes aged between 12 and 15 from all over the world.
The children were here for the Lake Macquarie International Childrens Games which were being held in the southern hemisphere for the first time.
The games were held over 4 days with the opening ceremony last Sunday and the closing ceremony on Wednesday evening.
To watch some of these young people perform in their chosen sport was awe inspiring to say the least. On Tuesday evening they were all treated to a beach experience at Blacksmiths Beach.
Some of the children had never seen a beach and too to it like ducks to water.