Tag: wildlife

New Caledonia Photo Diary

Galapagos Photo Diary

Sealapagos!

Whenever I thought of the Galápagos Islands, I always put them in the holiday category of ‘once-in-a-lifetime’, ‘remote’, and ‘very expensive’. Especially if travelling from Australia! Then the chance came up for a holiday to South America, and suddenly the far away dream of visiting the Galapagos seemed much more

What a lady 

After a much too long five year hiatus, I finally got to revisit one of the most wonderful places- Lady Elliot Island. My previous trip was in spring, this time I experienced the island in all her winter glory. Just as beautiful as ever, Lady Elliot is truly a coral

Portrait of a bluebottle

Often maligned due to their stinging tentacles, I find bluebottles somewhat amazing- did you know they are not actually ‘one’ animal but a colony made up of various parts all functioning together to travel the oceans and find prey. And the colours- wow! The most brilliant blues and purples with

35mm

About 15 years ago my travel bug started, and with it the desire to take photographs. At that time the best choice for photography was an SLR film camera, and I learnt about things like aperture and shutter speed by using slide film. It was not so expensive then! My introduction

Leafy Sea Dragons!

One marine creature I have always wanted to see is the Leafy Sea Dragon. In December I had a free day while visiting Adelaide so organised a couple of dives with Diving Adelaide to see what this part of Australia was like underwater! I can say it surpassed all expectations –

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