I love gannets. I enjoyed photographing them in Portland a couple of years ago as well as the ones I’ve been following every time I go to Eastern Beach. They fascinate me. I’ve been keen to visit the colony at Popes Eye in Port Phillio Bay for years now. I haven’t been able to justify the cost considering, well, I’m project.… Read the rest
These photos were taken in 2015, shortly after the bushfires had hit. I remember thinking it was fascinating finding small signs of life amidst such devastation.… Read the rest
I love treecreepers. They are so annoying to photograph and never seem to stay still. When you get the shot though, it all seems worth it.
I struggled hard to photograph these. I had it on auto as they were moving so quickly in varying lighting conditions. Not all the shots turned out – many were too dark or too blurry.… Read the rest
Another highlight of visiting the Property was seeing this female scarlet robin. She was a little spot in the distance (especially with the 18-200 lens). I wasn’t able to tell until later that she was carrying some nesting material.
I didn’t see as many robins as I would normally see. Treecreepers had taken over, with the occasional group of spotted pardalotes.… Read the rest
This weekend, I went the my parents bush block with my family. There was a car show on at Meredith, which is about half way there. The plan was that my parents and nephew would do their own thing and I would both join them for adventures, and bugger off birding.… Read the rest