Karri Forest – Tree

[caption id="attachment_1732" align="alignnone" width="1242"] Karri Forest - South-west Western Australia (Pemberton).[/caption] Looking through my Karri Forest gallery you will probably find very similar photographs to this from 8 odd years ago, probably taken with film! But the fact is I never tire of this kind of Karri Forest photograph, and…

Picture Perfect

[caption id="attachment_1729" align="alignnone" width="1242"] Picture Perfect - Yornup, Western Australia. Amazing green grass, winter sunshine, water, trees, fences .... what more could a photographer want? Back in July on our short trip down south. Tack sharp and oh so crystal clear. This was one of those times when the lighting,…

Comet Stuff!

Recently I have been conbritubting many hours of photography to the global effort of documenting and characterizing the comet C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring). This comet will be passing very close to Mars in October. Observations of this comet are useful to agencies such as NASA who have hardware orbiting Mars.…

NGC 1532 (spiral galaxy)

[caption id="attachment_1676" align="alignnone" width="1310"] NGC 1532 (galaxy in the constellation of Fornax). 22 x 300s clear + 30 x 180s blue + 30 x 180s green + 30 x 180s red. ST8-XME, 12" SCT @ ~2200mm (0.84"/pixel).[/caption] See this and more galaxies in my galaxy gallery. This is probably one…

Sunspots – August 9, 2014

[caption id="attachment_1658" align="alignnone" width="1144"] Sunspots - August 9, 2014[/caption] There are some nice sunspots with extra surface detail surrounding, today. This photograph was taken using my Megrez 90 APO telescope, Canon 6D, Tamron 2x teleconverter, Kenko extension tubes (between 2x and 6D body). It's a stack of 470 frames recorded…

Pemberton Farmland

[caption id="attachment_1645" align="alignnone" width="1242"] Pemberton Farmland - South-west Western Australia. For more about my journeys to Pemberton over the last 14 years see the Karri Forest gallery.[/caption]

Hello There!

[caption id="attachment_1627" align="alignnone" width="1274"] Karri Forest Fungus - Hello There![/caption] I bet you thought that you saw everything in that last Karri Forest fungus photo in my previous post, but I bet you didn't see these little fellow calling out to you, waving his antenna trying to get your attention!…

Karri Forest Fungus

[caption id="attachment_1622" align="alignnone" width="1242"] Karri Forest Fungus (red)[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1621" align="alignnone" width="775"] Karri Forest Fungus (golden)[/caption] My wife and I have spent years crawling around the understory of Karri Forests in the south-west of Western Australia. Back in 2000 - 2010 we regularly visited the area every year, amassing quite…

Rain Storms crossing Perth

[caption id="attachment_1604" align="alignnone" width="1242"] Rain Storms from John Forrest National Park, 14th July 2014.[/caption] This photo is taken from John Forrest National Park in the hills of Perth, looking over the Swan Coastal Plain towards Perth. Rain is crossing over the city with dark clouds above.

Helena Valley

[caption id="attachment_1551" align="alignnone" width="1242"] Green - Jarrah Forest[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1552" align="alignnone" width="1342"] Helena Valley Sunset Panorama[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1553" align="alignnone" width="1242"] Valleys[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1554" align="alignnone" width="1342"] The Moon - in Sunset[/caption]