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Why do we post photos?

Motivated to make Art? Why do we take photographs?   For many people, it’s to record their lives and the lives of those around them.  To record important events,  personal or family milestones.   To push a political or social agenda?   To make a living through commercial photography,  weddings,  babies,  portraiture,  advertising, etc.   For some it’s about personal expression,  trying to convey an idea perhaps.   Dare I say it,  make art!  No doubt in some/many cases two or more motivations may […]

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Return of the Eastern Barred Bandicoot

We are so often overwhelmed by environmental doom and gloom predictions that it is refreshing to be able to report something positive. As reported in Melbourne’s Age newspaper,  there is encouraging news regards the survival prospects for a critically endangered species.    In an international first an endangered species that was believed extinct in the wild has been successfully reintroduced and will have its conservation status changed, with Victoria’s Eastern-barred Bandicoot population successfully saved from extinction. On Wednesday, Environment Minister […]

Parrot in a cage.

Image gallery update

I have recently gone through another website restructuring,  changing platforms and hosting companies.   This brings a number of challenges as I update and reformat content.    Think of it as “housekeeping”,  like cleaning the bathroom,  it just has to be done.  It’s a time-consuming endeavour!   The observant reader might notice that the menu system has been amended.   I am rebuilding my photo galleries which can now be accessed via the new “Image Galleries” tab. Parrot in a cage, Hong […]

Password protection

Going through my website stats has revealed a rather suspicious pattern relating to one or two of my posts,  which I’m trying to get to the bottom of.  As an experiment, I’ve placed password protection on those pages to try and sort spammers and robots from genuine visitors.   If prompted for a password please enter the word “enter”,  in lower case and without the quotation marks of course! I intend this to be a temporary measure and apologise for any […]

Tanzania 2008

Tanzania, a video slideshow

a High Definition video slideshow presentation of a selection of my Tanzania images created using animoto.com and is available here as a downloadable MPEG4 file.

Zebras, South Africa

Keeping watch. Imfolozi Game Reserve, South Africa.

Late afternoon can be a busy time at the waterhole but an alert lookout must be kept for predators. Taken in Imfolozi Game Reserve, South Africa, late afternoon, one zebra keeps watch whilst others drink at the waterhole.

Walker Swamp, Victoria

Restoring a wetland – A good news story.

What can happen when a small, environmental organisation buys a 1,035-acre blue-gum plantation, strip it of trees, allow it to flood, and transform it back into wetlands

Facebook versus the Australian Government.

Social media alternatives.

It seems that monopolies (or near-monopolies) just can’t help themselves and are drawn to abusing their market domination.

Sulphur Butterfly

Butterfly-Ecuador

Sulphur Butterfly, photographed in the Manglares Churute Ecological Reserve, Ecuador.

Galápagos marine iguana

Galápagos marine iguana

A common sight in the Galapagos is the Galápagos marine iguana, which can be seen in large numbers basking on the seashore.

Lava lizard, Galapagos Islands.

Lava lizard basking on rock

the lizard is coloured to blend in with the local rocks.

crab hanging on

Crab hanging on

The Sally Lightfoot crab is a common sight in the Galapagos. I observed several clinging to rocks as waves splashed over them. A slow shutter speed emphasised the movement of the water.

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