Articles - Australia

Farewell to 2021

Friday, 31st December, 2021

The year 2021 has, without a doubt, been my lowest year in terms of photographic output. In the final days of the year 2021, I decided to head to a favourite location in Pyrmont, in order to photograph the relatively new Crown Sydney skyscraper alongside the three skyscrapers which form International Towers in the Barangaroo [ read more ]

Some Rewarding Urban Birding

Sunday, 5th December, 2021

Earlier this year, I learned of an urban watering hole, at which various species of birds could be found. During my first visit to this watering hole, I saw the potential, and decided that it would be a good location to visit at another time and photograph the bird life there. Recently, after an afternoon [ read more ]

Macro Photography Without a Macro Lens

Sunday, 12th July, 2020

It has been a long time since I shot a macro image, and in all honesty, I am not a great macro photographer. In 2017, I sold my macro lens, as I was making changes to my gear lineup, and it was a lens that was rarely used, and did not really suit my wants [ read more ]

Third Visit to Featherdale Wildlife Park

Saturday, 25th January, 2020

Welcome to 2020. Early into the year, we made a third visit to Featherdale Wildlife Park, this time with some family members who had come to visit and stay with us for a few weeks.  It was their first time to the park, and they enjoyed it immensely. On previous visits, I have been able [ read more ]

Magical Light in Perth

Tuesday, 15th January, 2019

Looking back, I have unfortunately neglected to write much here for the second half of 2018. Photographically, 2018 was not a big year. However, 2019 started off very nicely with a trip to Western Australia, in which we were based in Perth. This was a first-time experience, and naturally, I had a list of subjects and [ read more ]