Articles - July, 2012

We Are off to Israel too!

It has been barely two days since I announced our trip to Africa in the coming months, but tonight we have also booked a separate trip to Israel in January.  It has been twelve years since I have been overseas, and in two days we have booked two trips, both to take place three months [ continue reading ]

It is official: We are off to Africa

It is official: we are off to Africa in a few months.  This unexpected trip has been on the agenda for a while now, as a friend is getting married in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, and we were invited to the wedding.  Naturally it is a fantastic opportunity to see and photograph wildlife and landscapes in [ continue reading ]


Many photographers would have heard of 500px, a relatively new image hosting site, which focuses on high-quality work.  The site has existed since 2009, but has only become very popular in the last year or two.  The idea of 500px is that photographers upload their best work rather than use it as a generic dumping [ continue reading ]

Kiama North Rock Shelf

A few months ago, I discovered a fantastic seascape photography location on the New South Wales south coast, which appears not to have been visited by many photographers in the photographic communities of which I am a part.  I have visited this location twice — first with seascaping buddies Sonia, Steve, Malcolm and Don [ continue reading ]

Shani Shines

As I wrote earlier today, this afternoon I had a portrait session planned with Shani.  The weather was perfect for what I had in mind, and at Carss Park, a place I had visit during my childhood, I shot a number of portraits of Shani in the park.  The theme was 'summer girl in the [ continue reading ]

A Second Portrait Session with Shani

Today I am heading off for a second portrait session with Shani.  Our first session was drastically altered due to wet weather, but I still saw potential for a great shoot, so I changed the location (which would provide shelter) and the style of the shoot.  Amongst some very pleasing images we shot on the [ continue reading ]