Articles Tagged 'Sydney'

Rainbow Lorikeet

For quite a while now, I have been photographing the rainbow lorikeets which visit our garden. Our garden consists of mostly native Australian plants and trees, and the rainbow lorikeets particularly love to feed on the grevillea bushes we have. We are fortunate to have these colourful birds visit our garden almost daily, and often [ read more ]

Simba (2006-2020)

Yesterday we had to say goodbye to Simba, our beloved Seal-Point Siamese cat. Simba has been a significant part of our lives for many years, and was loved by us, and by everyone who met him. Here is an image I captured of Simba when he was only two years of age: Siamese cats have been a part [ read more ]

Macro Photography Without a Macro Lens

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

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 ]

Maasai Mara 2019: Day 5 of 7

On the morning of our fifth day in the Maasai Mara during this most recent trip, we woke at 5am as usual to prepare for an early start, with the intention of engaging in some landscape photography at dawn. Unfortunately, for the fifth day in a row, the sky was terrible, and was visibly hopeless [ read more ]

How Large is the Moon in a Photograph?

During the early morning of Saturday, 28 July, 2018, a special celestial event was to occur: a total lunar eclipse, resulting in a red moon - one like this: I captured this particular red moon on 28 August, 2007.  Incidentally, it was the first and last red moon I captured! For the most recent total lunar eclipse, I planned to rise early [ read more ]