Beauty in the details

Keeping with our theme of beauty in things other than grand sweeping landscapes here is a little detail that I thought was really lovely. I was walking along the path when I noticed these symmetrical little leaves on a fallen log. Nature really is quite remarkable when we take the time to get in close... Continue Reading →

We like ’em big in Australia

We seem to have a thing in Australia for building giant statues of everyday objects. There's the giant pineapple, the giant banana, the giant sheep. And then there's this fellow. The Cassowary is a large, flightless bird found in far northern Queensland and Papua New Guinea. It is extremely endangered and many birds lose their... Continue Reading →

Entering another world

There's something about barriers to entry, particularly in a physical sense. When there is something stopping you getting somewhere it makes getting there all the more special. For visitors to the Daintree National Park that barrier to entry is a wide, crocodile living Daintree river. The only way to get past this impenetrable toothed barrier... Continue Reading →

Millaa Millaa

Surely this has to be on of the most photographed waterfalls in Australia. The beautiful Millaa Millaa Falls is a short drop from Cairns, up on the lush Atherton Tablelands. Whenever visitors come we usually end up trundling up here so they can tick it off the bucket list. But, as with most iconic locations,... Continue Reading →

Tiny bursts of life

If there's one thing an editorial and stock photographer discovers pretty quickly it's that if you're assigned to photograph something you need to go deep. In this era of $1 stock photography and millions of images being added to Social Media accounts all over the world every second, well you just can't compete against that... Continue Reading →

A centre of discovery

The Daintree National Park covers a vast area of over 1200 square kilometres. But the area that the average tourist gets to see? Not so vast. For those without trekking boots and an adventurous spirit your visit is restricted to a much smaller area. And for those without wings your area is even smaller! Not... Continue Reading →

The Title Image

Well that was a blunder. I just realised I haven't posted about the image that serves as this blog's logo and header. It's one of my favourite images, partly because it took a few goes to get successfully and in quite difficult circumstances. Which in and of by itself mean absolutely nothing. Seriously, all you... Continue Reading →

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