Articles - Australia

Portrait Session with Anabelle

It has been a few years since I shot any portraits, and in recent months, the desire to shoot some more portraiture came back to me.  A friend of mine has a very photogenic daughter, Anabelle, who I thought would make a great subject.  In terms of location and conditions, I want to photograph her [ continue reading ]

Upward View of Barangaroo

On the day I bought my new Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L II lens, I had planned a shoot for that evening.  Just before Christmas, we were around the King Street and Barangaroo area, and it was the first time I had seen the new skyscrapers since development concluded.  Looking up, I spotted some interestiong compositions [ continue reading ]

Milson's Point View

A view of the Sydney Harbour Bridge from Milson's Point at twilight.  This year I have decided to make more of an effort to get out and shoot regularly.  For this most recent weeknight shoot (my third of 2017), I decided to re-visit the Sydney Harbour Bridge, which I rarely photograph any more.  The last [ continue reading ]

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 [ continue reading ]

Re-Visiting a Scene Six Years Later

During the week, I had the unusual opportunity to shoot a twilight cityscape.  It is not something I tend to do very often, but circumstance created the opportunity, which I seized, including a visit to a few of the big city camera stores.  I figured we would afterwards head over to Darling Harbour for some dinner [ continue reading ]

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 [ continue reading ]