What is a nemesis bird? For birders it can be defined as “a bird that has eluded a birder despite many attempts to see it”. The precise definitions people use vary, but the gist is the same. For a bird photographer, I would define it as “a bird that you …
Last week I was able to spend a day visiting Lamington National Park with my friend Michael Snedic, where we found and photographed this male Satin Bowerbird. The bower was set back around 8m into the forest from where I was standing, and I was positioned with 300mm lens peering …
Near Victoria’s You Yangs, a 14mm wide-angle lens provided a fresh perspective on this young forest.
Photographed during our 2015 Lord Howe Island photo workshop.
While walking between workshop participants scattered along the beach, this photo was taken with my Olympus TG-4 compact camera. We’ll be heading back to Lord Howe Island in May 2017.
During our 2015 Lord Howe Island photography workshop (run by David Burren and Michael Snedic) there were many opportunities for in-flight shots of seabirds. We’re taking another group back there in May 2017. Bookings are open now!
During a bout of rain on Australia’s Macquarie Island, a Royal Penguin hunches over its chick on its nest. They’re much cleaner when they come back from a swim! We will be returning to Macquarie Island with another photo workshop this December.