Karri Forest – Tree

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 never tire of the Karri Forest its self. The dripping wet,…

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.…

Sunspots – August 9, 2014

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 using Backyard EOS. A Baader white light filter was…

Hello There!

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

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 a collection of orchid and fungus photography. It's amazing what you find, and you always find…