Category Archive: Australia

Australia road trip in 2000 pictures

In the Australian spring of 2012 five of us took a road trip up the coast of western Australia from Perth to Darwin.  We piled into a broken down, three seat van with… Continue reading

Exotic animals of Eastern Australia

The Laughing Kookaburra is found along the eastern side of Australia and is named for it’s distinctive call which sounds more like a cackle than a laugh.  The wings have an iridescent blue… Continue reading

The Great Ocean Road

Our final week in Australia we spent touring the Great Ocean Road and bumming around Melbourne in a rented van.  The Great Ocean Road is the highway in New South Wales that follows… Continue reading

HDR (High dynamic range) photography

Nat and I are preparing for the next leg of our journey, one month in New Zealand from Christchurch to Auckland by campervan, and are excited to fly in a couple of days. … Continue reading

Long exposure photography

I have recently made several additions to my photography kit including a remote shutter release, a 9-stop neutral density filter (piece of black glass designed to allow long shutter speeds in broad daylight,… Continue reading

Melbourne’s Graffiti

Part of the colour and feel of Melborne’s more interesting neighbourhoods is the street art that can be found on almost every corner.  There are several huge murals in the city and some… Continue reading


Melbourne is a vibrant city full of emerging artists, excellent coffee shops and brimming with energy. Melbourne has been ranked the world’s most livable city for the past two years by the Economics… Continue reading

Possums in the Park

There’s a park near our house that comes alive each night with hundreds of bats taking wing and dozens of possums who emerge to look for food.  These small marsupial animals are native… Continue reading

New Year in Melbourne

Happy New Year to everyone!  This year Nat and I celebrated by the Yarra River in Melbourne.  There were several fireworks displays two over the river and one from the tops of several… Continue reading

Penguins at St Kilda Pier

Now that Nat and I have settled in to our apartment and work we’ve started discovering the sights around Melbourne.  Off of the St Kilda Pier at sunset there is a group of… Continue reading

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