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Back in Kenya at Long Last

After 30 hours of exhausting travelling and very little sleep, we are back in Kenya at long last, for our second Maasai Mara safari. After our flight from Doha to Nairobi, during which we had the pleasure of viewing Mount Kenya from the air, we are resting at the hotel before Mario joins us later for... [more]

Kenya Trip 2019 — Gear to Take

Very soon, we are departing for Kenya, for what will be our first visit to Africa since 2015. Naturally, there is some preparation in terms of photographic equipment.  A photographic safari requires a considerable amount of gear. Here is a view of the equipment we would like to take with us: And here is a... [more]

Returning to Kenya and Israel

I am pleased to announce that we will be heading abroad later this year, with visits to Kenya and Israel in the same big trip. It has been a few years since we have been to either country (2015 and 2016 respectively), but a return to Africa was something high on the agenda for some time. Because we... [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... [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... [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... [more]