Category Archives: Wildlife

Mastering Children’s Photography – Episode 6 – Landscapes

OK, this post is a about landscape photography, and not children photography, but there is a relation – you will see. Now the absolute best time for landscape photography, is the hour before and after sunrise.  This is because: the light/sun is low in the sky and creates interesting shadows and colours in the landscape...

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Port Alma Landscapes

This weekend, I stepped outside my photography comfort zone to tackle the difficult subject of landscapes.  The photos were part of an outing with the Rockhampton Photography Club at Port Alma The last three photos were taken on what I thought was a dry lake.  However in between taking these photos my kids managed to...

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Melbourne Trip Part 2

I have had a small self induced break from wedding for the past 4 weeks, which has allowed me to catch up on some personal photos. Here is some photos from our trip to Melbourne and Anglesea last month. We started off in St Kilda, where you can see the typical Melbourne weather.  Yes I...

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Murray Lagoon at the gardens

One recent event in Rockhampton is the filling of Murray Lagoon at the Botanical Gardens.  Murray Lagoon has been dry for many years, and when first filled late last year was covered in the weed water lettuce – which caused an explosion in the number of Ibis at the gardens. Hopefully it will stay full, however recent development...

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1770 Holiday Snaps

For the Queensland blog followers, wasn’t the election a surprise, I thought it was going to be close, not a near landslide win for for Anna Bligh.  Even despite that scary billboard photo of her everywhere, with a very masculine “vote for me or else” portrait, I think it would have been better with a...

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Koalas at the Rockhampton Zoo

This blog is for my daughter Acacia, who for some reason just adores Koalas, and no it is not because she is named after a tree (and Koalas don’t eat Acacia species). All of these photos were taken at the Rockhampton zoo, which is great place to practice photographing this rapidly disappearing Australian icon. Word...

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Breakfast at Mount Archer

Last weekend we enjoyed our family dayout with breakfast at Mount Archer.  With two children, one a midday napper, the other morning & afternoon, times never seem to coincide, breakfast is sometimes one of few times of day we can all get out together. Here is the family enjoying breakfast.  The light is sometimes just...

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Rockhampton’s big birds

The Rocky zoo and gardens is probably Rockhamptons greatest feature, I just love taking the kids there, and it is a fantastic enviroment to practice “wild” animal photography. I am also a great fan of Australias Ratites, the emu and cassowary, which are both present at this zoo. The emu is just such a beautifully...

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