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The Dos and Don'ts of Photographing Pelagic Birds

The Dos and Don'ts of Photographing Pelagic Birds
What is a Pelagic bird? 'Pelagic' means 'related to the open sea'. A pelagic bird, therefore, is a bird that spends the majority of it's life on t...

Bruny Island Wilderness Cruise

Bruny Island Wilderness Cruise
  Earlier this year, my parents and I took a three-hour morning wilderness cruise (Pennicott Wilderness Journeys ) along the coast of Bruny Islan...

Birds in Flight - Nailing the BIF

Birds in Flight - Nailing the BIF

BIF... who'd have thought that little three letter acronym could be the stuff of nightmares?

Sure, to get the perfect BIF in every situation most of the time will require a lot of hard work (and luck). However, let's just reel it back to the essentials. KISS. Keep It Simple Stupid. In this article I will help you to focus on the three basic requirements: equipment, key camera settings and technique...

Ode to Laratinga

Ode to Laratinga

I have fallen in love with Laratinga Wetlands. 

Why?

Well, apart from having a multitude of bird species that are easy to photograph, incredible mist and light (on a clear, cool morning) and being less than a 30 minute drive from central Adelaide, they are also completely, 100% MAN MADE!  That's right! 

A Morning on the Avon

Black-winged Stilt against black back-drop

Take a journey into one of my photographic excursions and find out why you don't need to go to Africa (or anywhere else exotic) to get interesting bird photos...