Exercise heaven

If you're a fitness enthusiast then this part of the world really is especially made for you. With warm, tropical weather all year round and a plethora of sunshine there really is no excuse not to get out and about in the great outdoors. Nowhere is this easier to see than on the foreshores of... Continue Reading →

Miles and miles of beach

So this is one thing we're justifiably famous for here in Queensland. Miles and miles of pristine beach free from invading hordes. Yes you can pretty much find kilometres of basically empty beach on which to take a leisurely stroll. Nobody trying to sell you a sarong, offer you a massage or entice you with... 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 →

Froggies and bananas

Sometimes the photo gods bless us. Often they just leave us fuming but every so often they throw us a bone. That was the case for this photo. I had been photographing a banana farm for a morning down in the small town of Tully, a couple of hours south of Cairns. At this stage... Continue Reading →

The long drop to beat all long drops

Another fact of doing assignment photography is that you often have to photograph something when you're there. Not when you'd like to be there, but when you schedule dictates you have to be there. And that's when it's up to you to do the best you can with the lighting conditions mother nature throws at... 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 →

Swedish bananas

Another funny thing about the internet is that people seem to find me and my pictures from all over the globe. Sometimes that leads to work that is both unexpected and a lot of fun. This was an image I shot on assignment for a Swedish newspaper of all places. I received an email from... Continue Reading →

Innisfail’s hidden treasure

One of the joys of being able to publish your own images and words is the chance to show things that might not necessarily get deserved promotion. Tourism bodies often end up promoting the big-ticket items, which while in and of themselves are usually worth the rave reviews, oftentimes small, out-of-the-way attractions get overlooked. One... Continue Reading →

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