Field Reports

Day 4 of Whaleswim’s Photography Enthusiasts tour 2011

29 September 2011

Monday 12 September 2011 – Tonga’s no-work Sunday laws have left everyone refreshed and ready to get back on the water and see whales today! The enforced day off is a lovely way to experience a bit of island life, with just a few eateries open, but nothing else. So for some it’s a visit […]

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Day 3 of Whaleswim’s Photography Enthusiasts tour 2011

11 September 2011

Saturday 10 September 2011 – It’s very still this morning, with a glassy sea surface- but the showers are back. We’ve got both skipper Al along with Ali working together to help make the most of the day. We encounter whales early- what turns out to be 3 pods on the move in the sheltered […]

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Day 2 of Whaleswim’s Photography Enthusiasts tour 2011

11 September 2011

Friday 9 September – Last night Vava’u was inundated- the streets thoroughly awash and the kids making the most of flooded footy fields. But by Friday morrning, Thursday’s strong SE tradewind has swung around to the north and the sky is clear. We head on our favourite morning course out into the open sea and […]

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Back in port after Southern Wonders

10 June 2011

The sea off South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula really turned it on for the photographers who joined me on this year’s Southern Wonders tour with Rodney Fox Shark Expeditions. We came together in the steel town of Whyalla at the head of Spencer Gulf to capture the annual aggregation of Australian Giant Cuttlefish off Point Lowly. […]

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leaving Torres Strait

16 April 2011

My Torres Strait adventure ends this morning, when I start my flights southward. The time I had on Mabuiag Island was amazing, I was made to feel very welcome by both the 200 (or so) residents of this remote community, and the research team I was there working with. Yesterday I took the ferry from […]

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Mabuiag Island, Torres Strait

11 April 2011

I’ll be out of range this week, visiting the remote Torres Strait Island community of Mabuiag Island on a magazine assignment. This is only my second trip up to the Torres Strait, and I’m looking forward to visiting this little-known part of Australia.

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The Barrier Reef really is Great

17 December 2010

I’ve been photographing for Tourism Queensland for a number of years now, both on destination shoots and some of the more elaborate campaign productions. During October 2010 we put together a team to produce library images featuring divers and snorkelers enjoying the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef.  Sounds pretty straight forward, right? Well compared […]

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