Articles Tagged 'Trees'

Autumn Adventures in Mount Wilson

Mount Wilson, in the Blue Mountains to the west of Sydney, is a wonderful location for landscape photography.  Its specific appeal is the rich colours of the leaves during autumn, and many photographers venture to Mount Wilson to capture these colours. The quiet little mountain township had been on my never-ending list of photography locations/subjects, and [ read more ]

Brisbane and South-East Queensland Visit - 2017

Late in 2017, we headed to Brisbane and south-east Queensland for the first time since 2013. It was high time to visit Dave and Lea, and engage in some photography, tomfoolery and shiraz consumption. On our first full day, we decided to head south-west to Queen Mary Falls, as there had been some recent rain in [ read more ]

Australia Day 2017: Mudgee

For the Australia Day weekend, we decided to take a trip to Mudgee for a few days. Mudgee is a large regional town in the central west of New South Wales, and it is a three-to-four-hour drive from Sydney. The main purpose of the trip, other than getting away for a few days, was wine [ read more ]

Mount Wilson: Cathedral of Ferns

During an exploratory day-trip to the Blue Mountains west of Sydney, Dave and I decided to look around Mount Wilson, a place of which I had heard in photography circles, but never visited. We encountered the Cathedral of Ferns, where we stopped to capture a few images of the beautiful, lush foliage. Here is one of them [ read more ]

Maasai Mara: Day 5 of 7

Our plan for day five in the Kenyan wilderness was to depart the Mara North Conservancy and head south into the public Maasai Mara National Reserve.  We were in search of cheetahs, the only big cats we had not yet seen. Rather than heading out for two drives (morning and afternoon) near camp, we made a single [ read more ]

Maasai Mara: Day 4 of 7

Our fourth day in the Maasai Mara region of south-western Kenya had arrived after a good night's sleep following the magical big cat activity and stunning skies we had witnessed the day before. As had become our habit by now, we were again the first to rise from slumber at 5am, walking through the darkness [ read more ]