In Pictures: Natural Beauty of South Australia’s Murray River

The sounds around me are amplified by the absence of traffic and conversation. The chatter of nocturnal wildlife fades as night morphs into day, replaced by the song of wakening birds. The sky explodes into colour as the sun stretches above the horizon, signalling the start of another day. A few hundred metres behind me […]

10 Great Things About the Flinders Ranges (South Australia)

I turned off the engine and stepped out of the car.  I had literally reached the end of the road and Pugilist Hill Lookout was the location from which I was planning to photograph sunset.  But before I set up my tripod there was something else I wanted to do. I closed my eyes. Silence. […]

Adelaide to the Flinders Ranges: The Scenic Route

In 1995, as a young and naïve 20 year old, I boarded an airplane for the first time.  I still remember the excitement I felt walking out on the tarmac at Adelaide Airport to board the Ansett Australia flight to Darwin to compete with my softball team mates in the University Games. Nearly twenty years […]

Exploring South Australia: Top 10 Inland & Outback Landscape Photographs

  (Ruins near Quorn, Flinders Ranges) Ask locals why they love living in South Australia and you will hear a variety of reasons. Like many people with an underlying wanderlust that won’t go away, I had a love-hate relationship with my own country before I used my passport for the first time. It felt small, […]

Exploring South Australia: Top 10 Sunrise & Sunset Photographs

  (Sunset at Gym Beach, Yorke Peninsula) Over the past few years, as I’ve stepped further away from my own backyard and embraced the world of travel, I’ve become more inspired by what I’ve seen.  As I’ve grown more inspired, my love of photography has evolved as I’ve tried to share this inspiration with others. […]

Exploring South Australia: Top 10 Wildlife Photographs

  (Red Kangaroo shows off his agility in the Flinders Ranges) I was not born a natural animal lover.  In fact, as a child I had a severe fear of dogs – severe!  Even If I saw one on a leash in the distance, I would break out into a sweat, shake with fear and […]

Exploring South Australia: Top 10 Coastal Photographs

(Innes National Park, Yorke Peninsula) My first exposure to the South Australian coastline was as a child on holiday.  At least once a year, we’d take a family road trip from Broken Hill, leaving the hot and dry outback for the exciting “big city” in Adelaide.  My earliest memories of this 515km drive included enjoying […]

Exploring South Australia: Through New Eyes

 (Victor Harbour) “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” (Marcel Proust)   My passion for travel and photography has taken me around the world through seven continents and introduced me to breath-taking landscapes, eye-opening cultures and incredible wildlife. It has also resulted in me both neglecting […]

Through The Lens: Yorke Peninsula, South Australia

South Australia is often overlooked by visitors to the country, overshadowed by the more famous attractions of its neighbouring states.  It’s often overlooked by Australians themselves and as a resident of Adelaide for a decade, I was guilty of exactly that. But like many travellers, exploring the world has helped me appreciate my own country. […]

Through The Lens: Kangaroo Island Landscapes (& Tips)

Exploring and photographing the diverse Kangaroo Island landscapes (Fisherman’s Jetty, Kingscote) Kangaroo Island is a location I had inexcusably neglected during the decade I lived in Adelaide.  But a recent and temporary return, with a newfound photography passion, has motivated me to explore the the nearby attractions of the place I once called home, through new […]

Through the Lens: Kangaroo Island Wildlife

Kangaroo Island Wildlife Spotting – Opportunities & Locations Kangaroo Island is a location I had inexcusably neglected during the decade I lived in Adelaide.  But a recent and temporary return, with a newfound photography passion, has motivated me to explore the place I once called home…through new eyes.  I recently returned from five days in […]

Through The Lens: Fleurieu Peninsula (South Australia)

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” (Marcel Proust) As I write this, I am sitting in my parent’s backyard, strategically positioning myself to enjoy the warmth of the sunshine whilst avoiding glare on my laptop’s screen.  I am multi-tasking between editing photographs from a recent trip […]