Kangaroo Island Wildlife

As much wildlife as we saw on KI, I didn’t really photograph a lot of it. Click to open the gallery below, which includes: Australian Sea Lions Sooty Oystercatcher New Zealand Fur Seal Tammar Wallaby But we also spotted: Kangaroo Island Kangaroos Echidnas Cape Barren Geese Koalas Lots of birds, including Crimson Rosella, Yellow-Tailed Black […]

Etosha Wildlife

I went to a travel expo when I was around 15, and came home with nothing but brochures about African safari tours. Twenty-odd years later, and I finally had the opportunity to go, assisting Martin Bailey to lead his Complete Namibia Tour and Workshop over the last three weeks. The trip ended with three days […]

Sleeklens Lightroom Workflow

I’ve been meaning to get out and shoot some landscapes for the last couple of weeks, after the folks at Sleeklens sent me a copy of their “Through The Woods” Lightroom Workflow for Landscapes. I finally managed to get out the door early this morning and head out to Oxley Creek Common, an area of grazing […]

Kangaroos in the Rain

I bought a new tent. And a new sleeping mat. I made plans. I was going to camp and photograph my way down the NSW Mid-North Coast. The weather had other ideas. So, in the end, I drove to Newcastle and visited my parents. Today, I began the drive home, choosing to take some coastal back […]

Misty Morning

(or, when options come in handy) View fullsize Photographers often say “the best camera is the one you have with you”, meaning any camera, even if it’s just your phone, is better than no camera. While that’s true, yesterday’s outing demonstrated the benefits of sometimes overpacking and giving yourself a few options to choose from. […]

Hokkaido Day 6

We’re now in Japan’s most northern city of Wakkanai, where we will spend the next couple of days exploring the coast before making our way across the north of the island and down the east coast. View fullsize View fullsize On the drive today, we stopped suddenly on the highway when someone noticed a fox […]

Snoring Snoopy

Snoopy, doing what Snoopy does best. Sleeping on the couch with one eye slightly open. This shot was processed in Lightroom using one of Matt Warrell’s Summer Lightroom Presets as a starting point. I’ll have a review of the presets sometime soon, but if you don’t want to wait, you can pick them up here for $15. […]


I’m in Kingscliff in Northern NSW for the weekend. Time for some fun with the camera. View fullsize Fun with flora View fullsize Fun with fauna View fullsize Fun with clouds and rainbows View fullsize Fun with the Lee Big Stopper View fullsize Fun with camera movement