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 animals were observed on a lovely trip with Carolyn. Unfortuantely, I’m backdating this post months in the future so can’t remember the locations we went to. They were away from the usual touristy locations.
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