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 […]

Hobart Dawn

I recently spent a weekend in Hobart. I didn’t take many photographs because, well, it wasn’t that kind of trip. I did get up early one morning and drove to the summit of Mount Wellington, where it was 2.7 degrees, with crazy winds making it feel like -8.2 degrees. The drive back down was much […]

From Japan to Namibia

If you’ve known me for a while, you might remember that I took a trip to Japan in January 2015, to take part in one of Martin Bailey’s Hokkaido Winter Landscape tours. And I loved every minute of it. Firstly, for the opportunity to meet photographers I’ve known, or known of, for a long time […]

Crescent Dawn

“What brings you to Crescent Head today?” asked the receptionist when checking me in at the motel. “Nostalgia, mostly”. View fullsize Looking back towards the beach and the surf club Crescent Head was the location of Carney family holidays for most of my teenage years. We would often share a rental house with the Briggs […]

Crash

The sea was angry that day, my friends. Like an old man trying to send back soup in a deli.  View fullsize View fullsize View fullsize View fullsize

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 […]

Blue Serenity

Paragliding strikes me as one of those sports that could either be very exciting and nerve-wracking, or really serene and relaxing. These gliders were over the Carlo Sandblow at Rainbow Beach. View fullsize View fullsize View fullsize View fullsize