I think of light in terms of of painterly, mysterious, dramatic, soft or hard quality. Rapidly changing light makes for challenging conditions.
Protecting camera gear backpacking is essential if it is to remain usable when traversing rugged environments. Here are 8 tips to protecting your camera gear when hiking or backpacking.
Nearly every coastal town has a back beach, the one that is less popular with the visitors but well known to the locals. It is usually accessed via a dirt track leading somewhere over the dunes.
Early morning photography provides many opportunities. It was the pay off for leaving my warm sleeping bag, hiking with my head lamp along a track leading through karri forest, until I came to my river location.
Tracks, Donnelly River, represents on one hand the emptiness of the coast. Yet on the other hand there is clear evidence of animal activity, even if it’s not always observed.
I made this popular Bluff Knoll image on Velvia 35mm film. First published in my Stirling Range postcard series and later as a poster in 1995. Back in the day, it was a large drum scan and film separations from 35mm. The poster is 70x48cm and came up very well.
The largest known population of living marine microbialites in the southern hemisphere are found at Lake Clifton in Yalgorup National Park.
The distant boat was the only means of access from my campsite to the coast. I spent 3 days photographing in the area. This my last night at the mouth of the Donnelly River, in the D'Entrecasteaux National Park
Long exposures film or digital? When film exposure becomes greater than one second, you begin to enter the world of long exposures. Apart from the need to steady your camera, usually with a tripod, images created from long film exposures start to behave differently to shorter "regular" exposures.