Today I'm just going to talk about a new series I'm start up called Animal Portraits. It's pretty simple, I've been taking heaps of photos of animals where they are in their 'traditional' pose or just posed as if they are ready for a studio photo shoot.
Recently I've seen people commenting on my posts saying how good my gear is and drooling over it for the lack of a better term. It's nice to want gear and always be looking at your next upgrade, but obviously we all have to live in the present as well. We have to live with what we have and make the best of it.
I have finally returned home from my amazing trip out into the vast Australian Outback. The idea of this trip was to explore areas which I could use for future tours while getting an understanding of the areas and wildlife that could be found.
Getting down and dirty is a huge must for all types of photography. Getting low and on the ground allows the image to have a greater intimacy than it would otherwise have if it was taken from a higher standing angle.
For me star photography or 'starscapes' are captivating and breathtaking. They allow the viewer to see a whole different world up in the night sky. Starscapes are not the easiest type of photography, they are actually one of the hardest.
Long reef headland found on the northern beaches in Sydney, is one of the most beautiful and breathtaking locations in Sydney that I know of. I have been there in all weather conditions and each time it doesn't disappoint. Below are some of my best images I have managed to get while down at Long Reef during both sunrise and sunset.