A Visit to Mount Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, Brisbane with the Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E Super Telephoto Lens

Stuart Green, Gone To Seed 2019 Sculpture, Mount Coot-tha, Botanical Gardens, Brisbane

An Epic place to visit in Queensland, Australia is the Mount Coot-tha, Botanic Gardens. The Mountain (Mount Coot-tha) is a suburb of Brisbane and is a must visit place if you love the outdoors and nature.  There is also the Brisbane lookout at the Mountain with wonderful vantage points to look out over Brisbane city.… Continue reading A Visit to Mount Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, Brisbane with the Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E Super Telephoto Lens

A Visit To The Tamborine Mountain Botanical Gardens, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

Water Lily, Tamborine Mountain Botanical Gardens

Recently I went for a trip to the Tamborine Mountain Botanical Gardens. It was after we had quite a lot of rain and the day was overcast and very nice for photography. The beautiful lake there had many water lilies in bloom and were great photo subjects. The gardens are just a short drive through… Continue reading A Visit To The Tamborine Mountain Botanical Gardens, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

How To Insert GPS Location Coordinates Into A Nikon Image File

I have wanted many times to be able to insert the GPS coordinates from where I capture the image, into the actual Nikon image file.  I have done quite a bit of research on line and found that it gets somewhat messy and generally an additional image processing step is required to do this, which… Continue reading How To Insert GPS Location Coordinates Into A Nikon Image File

Attracting Birds Into Your Garden To Give Great Photographic Opportunities

It is wonderful if you can establish a bird attracting garden to assist you in getting more opportunities to photograph a wide range of birds.  Generally there are two things birds need to be attracted to in your garden and that is food and water. Water can be provided by providing a bird bath. A… Continue reading Attracting Birds Into Your Garden To Give Great Photographic Opportunities

Using The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E ED Zoom Lens In Your Backyard

White Bellied Sea Eagle

When I purchased the Nikon 200-500mm lens it never occurred to me that I would be using it for much of the time in our backyard. We have a very nice garden with native plants to attract the birds from our location. All of the images below are from the 200-500mm f/5.6E zoom lens. The… Continue reading Using The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E ED Zoom Lens In Your Backyard

Nikon Macro Lenses 60mm f/2.8G, 105mm f/2.8G and 200mm f/4D

Grevillia, Robyn Gordon

I shoot close up images a lot with Macro lenses (in Nikon language Micro lenses) and have decided to list here, some of the lesser known details of the current Nikon full frame Micro lenses. The closest focusing distance in the figures below, is the distance between the subject and the front element of the… Continue reading Nikon Macro Lenses 60mm f/2.8G, 105mm f/2.8G and 200mm f/4D

The Versatile Nikon AF Nikkor 200mm f/4D IF ED Micro Lens

Superb Parrot

If there is one lens that I love more than the others it is the Nikkor 200mm f/4D Micro lens. This is an excellent lens with superb image quality at both close up ranges and also at distance, this lens is relatively heavy compared to other current modern lenses but I find myself reaching for… Continue reading The Versatile Nikon AF Nikkor 200mm f/4D IF ED Micro Lens

Review Of The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 14-24mm ED Ultra Wide Angle Lens

Lake Burley Griffin, Canberra

I have only had this lens for a brief time but it has already left a lasting impression on me. I have really grown to love the 14mm aspect of this lens, the copy I have appears to be very sharp and gives exceptionally good images. I am currently waiting on delivery of the Formatt… Continue reading Review Of The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 14-24mm ED Ultra Wide Angle Lens

Australia’s Beautiful Birds, The Regent Bowerbird And The Satin Bowerbird

Regent Bowerbird

Here in Australia we are fortunate to have some of the most beautiful birds you could ever see. The Bowerbird family is in my opinion up there with some of the most beautiful birds. Recently I did a trip for three days to O’Reilly’s resort, at Green Mountain, Queensland. This would have to be one… Continue reading Australia’s Beautiful Birds, The Regent Bowerbird And The Satin Bowerbird