On Your Blocks!
Merewether Ocean Baths Newcastle.
Nobbys Beach in Newcastle Australia. Inspirational location with beach in the foreground and lighthouse on the headland.
The early morning reflections of the lights along Queens Wharf - Newcastle Harbour
A beautiful sunrise from the summit of Mt Kaputar 1510m elevation. Looking east the cold morning fog lays in the valley's.
This image was captured at sunset on a perfectly still afternoon. This water is actually a storage dam on a cotton farm.
Australia's Party town "Surfers Paradise" on the East Coast getting ready for another big one!
Barbed Wire Sunset over little lagoon.
This little lonesome tree lives a lonely existence out the back of the Pilliga state forest. The colours of the sun setting over the dusty plains created an interesting contrast in the sky.
The Namoi River Snapping Turtle (Elseya Bellii). Sadly this cute little guy is an endangered species.
The Mermaids of Daydream Island! A very special place amongst the Whitsunday Islands.
The Coastal Taipan is one of the World's most deadliest snakes. One to treat with a lot of respect. An amazing species!
St Andrews Cross Spider
This spider creates an amazing web with a large cross like formation. Harmless little critter and amazing to watch.
Watching these little guys go about their daily duties is simply amazing.
A happy place!
On the Rocks
HDR B&W image of a special little rocky outcrop on the East coast.
No better way to start the day!
Eye of the Dragon
Macro Image of Bearded Dragons at play. Amazing Creatures from a forgotton time.
Bottom of the World
Mt Kaputar National Park Vista
This little guy was captured with the Canon 100m Macro f/2.8 whilst sampling some of the local produce.
My little girl who is sick of dad sticking the camera in her face and politely ignoring me...
When Planets Align
This image captured the conjunction of 5 planets in our solar system. Venus, Uranus, Mercury, Mars and Jupiter. The planets are located in the centre of the shot. This image was captured prior to sunrise on a mountain peak at 1500m elevation.
Where's the pot of gold?
The most vivid rainbow I have ever seen appeared out of nothing. All in the angle I guess? No pot of gold could be found though!
When life was simple!
Sunset over Galathera Resevoir on a perfectly still afternoon.
Early Morning light overlooking Nobbys beach in Newcastle, Australia.
Black and White HDR image of a favourite rocky outcrop on the East Coast of Australia.
Out of Place!
Hydraulic water gate control bathing in the rich sunset light on a perfectly still afternoon.
The Simple Things.
Back lit with the setting sun - down low in the Wild grass.
Cockatoos in flight.
Magic Hour at Airlie Beach, the gateway to the magical Whitsunday Islands in Queensland, Australia.
This little guy can be found in eucalypt forests and woodlands but can also be found in parks and gardens with well-established eucalypt canopy.
Clear for launch!
A juvenile Eagle about to take flight after getting a little too close for his comfort.
Are You Talkin' To Me!
A couple of Rainbow Lorikeets working out the pecking order as they graze the grasses late one afternoon.
It looks like rain!
A massive storm is about unleash its load across the cotton fields in North West NSW, Australia
I felt like I was prey as this sea eagle circled around me, soaring high in search for anything that moved. It was an interesting feeling!
The Art of Incense
Australia's deadly Taipan snake getting nice and close!
How you doin!
A strain of Two Lined Dragons showing their affection late one afternoon.
Don't be a Hermit!
This little Decapod is one of 500 hundred species that have been identified. Amazing eyes on a weird little creature. This one was crawling along the rocks at Mooloolaba, East Coast of Australia.
Lord Howe Island Vista
A shot of Mt Gower from a nice little rest spot along the beach on Lord Howe Island.
Australian Wedge Tail Eagle
The Australian Wedge Tail Eagle taking flight. This eagle has an impressive 2.5m wingspan and a body length of just over one meter long. An amazing bird to see up close in its natural environment.
Superb Blue Fairy-wren
These little guys love having their photo taken. Very inquisitive little critters that seem to enjoy the attention.
Australian Eastern Rosella
One of the many beautiful parrots that call the Australian wilderness home.
WHO goes there?
The Barking Owl is on the hunt!
Cracking Cotton Field
Lightning cracking over the Cotton fields in North Western NSW, Australia.
The beautiful and majestic Australian Wedge Tail Eagle surveys the late afternoon landscape.
Nature reclaiming the old 1800's Cobb & Co Station hut out on the North Western Plains.
Australia's Red Belly Black Snake is showing his tough side for the camera, displaying his Cobra like pose whilst flattening his neck and hissing loudly. I got the point and got the shot and got out of his way.
One image from an awesome storm that rocked the North West late afternoon
A new born Gecko tries to make out his new surroundings.
In a different light
This weathered old tree stands before yet one more sunset. I painted the silhouetting tree with my head torch to bring out the detail rather just a flat black foreground feature.
The last light of the setting sun creeps low across the sky as the transition to night turns the page on one more day. The stars are just starting to break through aurora like wave of light.
The reflections of the stars in the water on this perfectly still evening caught my eye. Venus was present through the knarly branches of the old dead tree and the crescent moon was low on the horizon setting an amazing scene.
This keen young fisherman admires the rising sun as another day is born.
The Bearded One
The Australian Bearded Dragon is an amazing look into our prehistoric past. The armor and camouflage that these little warriors employ is just simply awesome. They have just found that the Bearded Dragon contains two venom glands in the upper and lower jaw that secrete a toxin similar to the Rattle Snake. This is injected into the open wound via the saliva whilst biting the prey.....
The Namoi River Snapping Turtle popping up for an inquisitive peek.
The beautiful waters of Australia's East Coast
Sunset over the Nandewars....This photo was taken from 1500m elevation from the Mt Kaputar summit.
Serenity Falls - Buderim
The beautiful Serenity Falls nestled deep in the rainforest. Situated at Buderim on the Australian Sunshine Coast.
The Pink Flasher
The Australian Galah is the larrikin of the Cockatoo/Parrot family, this crazy pink bird has some weird and wonderful behaviour pattens at times. A pleasure to sit and observe. I was waiting for this one to settle down and pose in an upright position when he suddenly noticed me - he then turned towards me and squaked loudly then pulled the ol' flasher maneuver and exposed his undercarriage.....whilst making a chuckling noise the entire time...quite a funny moment!
Early morning light washes over the sands.
Lightning Bolt with a capital T. Awesome little storm that rolled in and dropped a couple of sparks with the stars still blinging away in the back ground. Not sure if the T shaped bolt stands for touch down but it made its presence felt!
Serinity Falls - Buderim from a slightly different angle. This little gem of the mountain is an amazing place!
This shot is of a massive storm cell that rolled in across the plains during an aerial crop spraying session. The pilot showed some big kahunas whilst surfing the front of the cloud and then turning and ducking under the low cloud to spray the crop below. The whole time lightning was cracking down all around.
This awesome Jungle Python was as fascinated by me as I was with it. I had to keep backing away to try and get a shot. An amazing experience!
This awesome sunset across the water finished off another day with some amazing colour. The reflective image of a firery colours resembled the blast from a rocket booster.
One of my favourite trees for silhoutte shots is in the perfect position for another lightning storm! It appears that the tree has electric branches quite an amazing coincidence!
Anybody out there?
Australia's Radio Telescopes scan the skies for answers....
A Meteorite shoots across the Western sky as the sun sets on yet another beautiful day. The Orions Belt shines above opening the show for the evening.
Australian Cockatoo in flight.
Lightning over the Billabong
Hawks Nest Paradise
An early morning scene across to Broughton Island from Hawks Nest beach. An amazing part of the East Aussie Coast Line.
Milky Way over the Mountains
The Milky Way drifting over the Mountain Peaks of the Beautiful Nandewar Ranges.
Lightning on the rocks!
Lightning cracks over the rocky cliffs as a massive storm moves in. Time to get out of there before the water starts flowing.
Do you like my Bee-hind?
Natures little worker going abouts its business. Great to stop and look what goes on around you sometimes!
The silhouette outline of an old dead tree with the sunset colours closing another day. The dead tree's successors are growing in the shadows.
It is amazing that something as simple as sillouetted wild grass can look amazing against the beautiful sunset colours of late afternoon.
An old rustic Southern Cross Windmill and Tank with the Beautiful Volcanic Nandewar Ranges in the backdrop.
Moon Over Gin
The Full Moon Shinning across the Australian Cotton Fields and Auscott Ginning Complex. This Moon was amazing and certainly noticeable as the biggest and brightest moon of the year. Lighting the way for the cotton pickers working through the night to harvest Australia's record breaking cotton season.
The Early Fishermen catches the fish!
Sunrise opening up another day across the Myall river running under the Singing Bridge between Hawks Nest and Tea Gardens, NSW Australia on a peaceful early morning.
Milky way magic
The freshly picked round cotton modules sleep under the Milky way awaiting processing.
Fields Of Gold
The Tropical waters of Queensland with a interesting cloud formation scattered across the skies.
Lightning Strikes the Cotton Module Yard as a Tornado-esk cell builds creating the perfect storm. This was a good que to exit the area....fast!
Australia's beautiful Sydney Harbour under lights.
Lightning Cracks down late at night in an old abandoned graveyard. Believe me I felt very alive despite my surroundings!
The Skeeter Sleeps
A Beautiful calm night in the Tropics of Queensland, Australia. The amazing night show and Stars make it very hard to sleep.
A Lightning ball rolls across the North West Slopes and Plains.
Lightning cracks over the Narrabri West Silo during a very violent storm.
Lightning Cracks down on the tree line in the middle of the night!
A crazy storm makes it presence known as it rolls over the Narrabri West Lake.
The old heritage style Grandstand shines below the Milkyway
The old and rusted out in the North West town of Cuttabri in NSW
The Australian Culgoora Radio Telescope Array listens to the endless hum of the galaxies above in search of life and answers to all those big mysteries.
The essence of life
The moon peeks over the mountain peaks as the cotton pickers work into the night.
If I stand still and don't move...
The sun sets over the wild waters of Weipa, in Far North Queensland Australia.
Australia's party town under lights. The Gold Coast by night is a beautiful sight and one that will suck you in until the sun comes out.
The Egret takes flight in the late afternoon sun
A Quick Shag!
A Darter skims the waters surface at high speed
A mothers work is never done!
This indonesian monkey mother takes a quick break whilst she suckles her young one.
Tanah lot - Bali
The sun sets over the water as the last rays of light shine through the rocks at the Tanah lot temple in Bali, Indonesia.
The amazing Crowned Crane has a head dress like no other.
Vanuatu's cascade falls are an amazing location high up in the volcanic reaches of the Efate island.
Under The Milky Way
This image was taken at the Australia Telescope Compact Array at Narrabri. There was no moon and it was a perfectly clear night. An absolutely perfect opportunity to sit back and ponder about how insignificant we are when you look up at that massive sky.