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The Mammals of Australia

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This was the third edition of this amazing guide to Australian mammals and was published in 2008. There are now plans afoot for the fourth edition. I had 45 images in this edition, mostly bats. I also contributed a photo … Continue reading

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High Speed Wildlife

Some photos from my high speed photography system. There are a number of technical problems involved in stopping insects and other larger animals in motion. The most critical are ‘shutter lag’ when using an automatic trigger to fire the camera, … Continue reading

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The SLR Camera Trap

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In response to a few inquiries on Facebook about my camera trap system, I thought I would write a quick explanation/guide for those interested. Firstly, I must say that I am not the originator of this system and there some … Continue reading

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Extra Resources

Being a better wildlife photographer – extra ideas for improving your skills. There are quite a few good books and websites that discuss photographic technique in detail, and so I haven’t felt it necessary to repeat all that information. There … Continue reading

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Baby Possum pays us a visit

Baby Brushtail Possums are Cute! Not too sure about these strange humans! You may need to see the earlier video about “Mrs Possum” for some background info.

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Mrs Possum

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Some time ago, I developed a system to photograph animals in motion, or more precisely, in flight. I wanted to test the system in the garden before I went on any major expeditions with it, but I had no suitable … Continue reading

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Settings for Super-telephoto Lenses

Many years ago, I was loaned a 500mm f4 lens and after a few weeks, I was hooked, and I have never been without some form of large lens since for wildlife photography. Well, maybe for a few months, but … Continue reading

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Photography Basics

Photographic techniques are many and varied in nature photography and so there is no single account that you can read that will tell you everything. How you go about your photography is also a very personal thing and there’s no … Continue reading

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Get Experimental!

One of the great things about digital cameras is that images are free to take and the results are almost instantly viewable. It’s something that you might not appreciate if you never used film cameras, but it is important and … Continue reading

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