Photography Weekend in Kiama

Bombo Quarry and Cathedral Rocks This trip started out with an idea to capture every lighthouse on the east coast of Australia, still something that I am thinking of doing. Kiama is about 2 hours south of Sydney and has a lighthouse, there are also 2 lighthouses at Wollongong too, so I though I would […]

How to Choose a Tripod and Photography Locations in Tasmania

If you want tack sharp images a sturdy tripod is the easiest way G’day and welcome back to another episode of “Ask Ben.” Thanks so much for all the positive comments and feedback. This week on “Ask Ben,” I’m gonna answer two questions. One of them about tripods and one’s about destinations in Tasmania. What […]

Sunset Jetty

Boo to the HDR haters! I was reading Trey Ratcliff’s blog today and I am surprised to see some of the messages he gets about his images. He is an inspiring photographer and artist. It would seem there are some photographers that believe post processing images is no good, and that it is ruining photography… […]

Stadium Sunrise

Sunkissed Bridge in Top 5! I shared my photo on Jimmy Mcintyres’ ‘strange lands’ travel photography page on Facebook and this week he has featured it as one of the top five most liked for the week, you can see it here on his blog. The Daily Pic – Stadium Sunrise I was surprised as […]

Wet Feet

The Waiting game… After smashing my D700 and my wide angle lens into the rocks during a sunrise shoot last week, I am now waiting to hear back from the Nikon repair centre… hopefully it isn’t too tragic and I will have my camera and favourite lens back soon! For now I will have to […]

Narrabeen Baths

OMG! I have hurt my Nikon D700! I was down at Narrabeen shooting a sunrise yesterday morning and I was moving from one spot to another and slipped on a rock… I went down, the camera went down and now it doesn’t want to take a pic… I think it is every photographers worst nightmare, […]

Bare Island

How I take the shots for HDR photography on my Nikon D700 I get a lot of questions in regards to HOW it is that I actually take the shots I need to create a HDR image, so I created a short video on my iPhone to show you how. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUiiZsiL4k4] The Daily Pic […]

Sydney Sights

Composition, composition, composition… As a photographer the key to a great photo is composition, there are a bunch of rules in regards to composition, but for those of you that know me, I am happy to break the rules! Sometimes I will post a photo on a photography forum for feedback and it is interesting […]

Sensational Sunrise

The Lowepro Inverse 200 AW – A Quick Mini Review For years I have been buying different camera bags, and I am yet to find the perfect solution. I think I have found a near perfect solution as a ‘day pack’ or ‘travel pack’. In fact, I bought the inverse as it fits inside my carry […]