Free Desktop Wallpaper

I turn 40 this month. So what better way to celebrate than by giving you a gift? Clicking on the photo below of dusk over the Nightcliff Breakwall in Darwin will take you to the full-size jpeg file, which you can download and use as a desktop wallpaper on your computer or device. Enjoy! Click […]

2015 Nikon-Walkley Press Photography Exhibition

Twice a year, Brisbane Powerhouse hosts an exhibition that makes me wish I was a photojournalist – the World Press Photo Exhibition and the currently showing Nikon-Walkley Press Photography Exhibition. The Nikon-Walkley exhibition showcases the best in Australian photojournalism from the previous year, and contains some wonderful examples of the craft. Not least of which is […]

Review: Matt Warrell’s Summer Lightroom Presets

Brisbane photographer Matt Warrell regularly develops and releases themed sets of Lightroom presets. Late December saw the release of his Summer set, which includes 15 presets – 13 colour and two black and white – designed to “take advantage of the beautiful tones only summer can bring“. The presets that Matt has put together go deep […]


One of the reasons I stuck around in Tokyo for a few days was to attend one day of the January Sumo Basho at the Ryogoku Kokugikan. It was a fun day, made all the more understandable by the ability to hire a radio and listen to English commentary. I didn’t have a great seat […]

Hokkaido Day 10

Today I decided to mostly just have a bit of fun with the camera. We initially stopped to photograph some sun rays over a scene we shot yesterday. The light on the water was fantastic so I decided to spend a bit of time panning the camera across the waves. View fullsize Oh, and there […]

Hokkaido Day 9

We arrived in the small town of Ohmu on the Hokkaido East Coast yesterday. There aren’t a lot of photography opportunities in this area, and following a night of too many drinks and too much karaoke, today was somewhat subdued. We had a few hours out in the field this morning, followed by a couple […]

Hokkaido Day 3

Day 3 of the trip and I’m starting to get into a good frame of mind. This environment is totally foreign to me, so it’s taking some getting used to. As we left the hotel this morning, the temperature was -11 degrees C, the coldest I’ve ever experienced. Until mid-day when we arrived in the […]