The Grampians – one of Australia’s wildlife havens….

The Grampians National Park in Victoria is a 3-4 hour drive from the City of Melbourne and is an area of outstanding beauty and abundant wildlife. It’s pretty civilized with ‘touring’ routes that take you through bushland, up the sandstone escapement and through picturesque farmland.  There is also great range of accommodation and amenities making […]

Sri Lanka 2013 – More Images

Here are a few more of my favorite images from a trip to Sri Lanka earlier in the year..

Tawny Frogmouth

Tawny Frogmouths are a species of frogmouth found throughout the Australian mainland.  They hunt at night but spend the day roosting on a dead log or branch, staying very still and upright to blend in.  Like all frogmouths, their camouflage is excellent and spotting them during the day can be a big challenge! Fortunately, there […]

Whale Watching in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has recently come to prominence as one of the best places in the world to view the world’s largest mammal – the Blue Whale.   Whale watching only kicked off as a commercial venture in Sri Lanka around 2006, following a theory by a British marine biologist, Dr Charles Anderson, who hypothesized that […]

Singapore Skyline

The Singapore CBD Skyline has changed dramatically  in the last five years, largely due to the development of the Marina Bay area.  The most noticeable change is the vast Marina Bay Sands complex which opened in 2010 – the most prominent feature of which is the colossal three tower hotel (containing 2,561 rooms), topped by […]

My photographic set-up

All conversations about photography always involve a discussion about equipment at some stage….usually sooner rather than later! Historically most photographers choose between a Canon or a Nikon based system, although the options are increasing these days. I started out with Canon and have stuck with them.  Most of my wildlife photographs have been taken with […]

Welcome to my Blog!

The natural world is a truly wonderful, beautiful, magical and at times cruel place.  And a lot of it’s treasures are in danger of disappearing in our lifetime. This blog will document my journey to see and photograph as much of this as I can, while it is still there.  Hopefully by doing so, I […]