I took a few mornings over Christmas to photograph this ship wreck at Dicky’s Beach Caloundra. A 5D2 2 second exposure, hard keeping that tripod steady while your sinking into the sand…
A collection of new prints have arrived in beautiful frames made by Downs Framing Studio in Toowoomba. Click here to see more.
I’m just back from a quick road trip through Alpine National Park in Vic, Bright to Omeo. What an amazing place through autumn! Only having 4 days to capture this place is impossible, and a little frustrating. I think you would need to live there for years to do it proper photographic justice. There is so much variety in the landscape. Here’s a few images I’ve stitched up so far, stay tuned many more to come.
A little hut up in the Bogong High Plains, called Copes Hut. It was built in 1929 for tourist accommodation. Funnily enough, I think it still gets used for tourist accommodation (unofficially!). Both evenings I visited this hut there were backpackers setting up for the night. Inside there is a fire place and bunks for 8 people!
Autumn colours in the little town of Bogong nestled in the steep hills of Alpine National Park. This town is a little hidden treasure, if you’re not paying attention heading to or from Falls Creek you’d easily miss the turn off.
Comments appreciated, let me know if you’ve been to this amazing area or plan on going!
Recently I entered a collection of images into the Landscape 500 photography competition. This image from Longreach in outback Qld managed to score 10th place! There were some unbelievable photographs chosen in the top 10, congratulations to Jamie Nicolaou for his stunning Pilbara lightning shot which won the competition. Check it out here. Five other images I had entered scored silver, and three bronze.
For me this image really captures the feel of the stunning wide open spaces that can be found in Western Qld. Anywhere from Longreach to Birdsville scenes like this are a common sight – I hope it inspires you to get out there and experience some of the amazing scenes we have on our doorstep!
I was lucky to have a few days to kill after an industrial photoshoot near Karratha, so I headed to Karijini National Park. It’s surprisingly close, if you take the rail access road! Arriving at Karijini became slightly overwhelming though, having to choose from one of the many amazing gorges there is to see. Where to start! Joffre, Weano, Knox, Hammersley, Dales, Kalamina… and all the rest!
The image below is from one of the most spectacular – Hancock Gorge. Hope you enjoy the image, comments and thoughts are appreciated. For anyone planning to get to Karijini’s Hancock Gorge – I would recommend climbing out BEFORE the sun goes down!
I’m back in the office this week after a quick trip to WA’s Pilbara. A sensational week photographing industrial projects, a million acre station, a spot of heli mustering and the stunning Karijini National Park. More images coming soon!
I love photographing old sheds, rusted out trucks and crumbling houses – anything that’s been abandoned and falling to bits. There was something eerie about this place, making it even more exciting to photograph. Maybe 50 years ago this place would have been thriving when the wool industry was booming – not these days. A real icon of Queensland’s outback history I reckon.
Well, stitching panoramas is a new thing for me. Up until now it’s possible I was just too lazy, or didn’t have the right equipment. So here are the results of 4000 k’s on the road in western Qld, experimenting with the 5D2 and Nodal Ninja head. Shooting panoramas, you actually have to think about what your doing, no more point and shoot style! As always, feedback is appreciated!