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Winter at Freycinet – the Milky Way

Next month I will be running a special winter light and astro photography workshop at Freycinet and to whet your appetite, here are some shots from a couple of years ago. Don’t let the cold weather put you off – winter is a stunning time to explore Tasmania! Especially for photographers – the days are...Read More
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Under the Milky Way

Under the Milky Way tonight… Well not tonight, as tonight hasn’t happened yet obviously. Unless you are reading this at midnight or thereabouts. And if you are indeed reading this after midnight I hope my ramblings are either keeping you entertained or perhaps even helping you fall sleep. I do what I can. But I...Read More

Pentax K1 Night Photography

I recently spent a night under the stars giving the Pentax K1 a solid workout, and here are some of the results. I used the Pentax D-FA 24-70 and for my ultra-wide angle needs, the Samyang 14mm 2.8 which is known as a very capable lens for night sky photography – especially for the cost...Read More