Elliott Heads, Queensland

Pied Cormorants at Elliott Heads, Queensland

On the recent road trip to the north of Brisbane I visited Elliott Heads which is on the north side of the Elliott River, the river inlet is beautiful and sandy. This is a beautiful area with a mixture of rocky coastline and also sandy tracts of coast. The area of rocky coast below was captured… Continue reading Elliott Heads, Queensland

Rossendale Park, Bauple, Queensland

Yellow Robin, Rossendale Park, Bauple, Queensland

Recently I did a road trip to the north of Brisbane up to Bundaberg and also inland from that area. I really like these trips with our caravan as it enables me to see a wide range of scenery and also to find different varieties of wildlife to photograph. As you have probably noticed I… Continue reading Rossendale Park, Bauple, Queensland

Tips On Using The Nikon, Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6 Lens – Getting Sharper Images

Superb Blue Fairy Wren

I have regularly blogged about the Nikon, Nikkor, 200-500mm f/5.6 zoom  telephoto lens and letting you know how good this lens is for the money outlayed. The vibration reduction , VR provided with this lens is excellent and all photographers who  use the lens appear to be of the same opinion. However, to get the… Continue reading Tips On Using The Nikon, Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6 Lens – Getting Sharper Images

The Marvelous Nikon 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR AF-S Lens

Masked Lapwing, Red Rock, New South Wales.

I always enjoy getting out and about with my Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E zoom  lens. To me it is the perfect lens for photographing birds and nature subjects. I nearly always use a monopod to help take some of the weight when I  am using it for long periods. Both images below were taken at 500mm… Continue reading The Marvelous Nikon 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR AF-S Lens

A Long Remote Control Cable For Nikon Cameras – DIY

Extension Cable

I have Blogged previously about the Nikon options for remote control of Nikon cameras. See some Nikon remote control Blogs here. I have tried some of the third party radio remotes, some of these radio remotes are very cheap around $50, but I always find that they are not always reliable enough for my usage.… Continue reading A Long Remote Control Cable For Nikon Cameras – DIY

Peacock Calling For a Mate and Performing a Dance

Peacock Calling For His Mate

For anyone that follows my Blog, it should be very evident that I really love photographing birds. One of the  main secrets to good bird photography is generally long lens technique, but in the case of these peacocks, long lens technique was not quite so important as the peacocks were very quiet and I was… Continue reading Peacock Calling For a Mate and Performing a Dance

Tips for Sharper Bird Photography Images Using the Nikon 300mm f/4.0

This image of the Rainbow Bee Eaters has been captured on one of my many trip around the country. Images like this are very difficult to capture with great detail. There are several tips which can be applied to help you get sharper bird images when using long lenses. In general I find it easier… Continue reading Tips for Sharper Bird Photography Images Using the Nikon 300mm f/4.0

Learning to Photograph Birds At Your Local Botanical Gardens Using the Nikon 300mm f/4.0

Generally your local Botanical Gardens is a wonderful place to learn to photograph birds. Not far from where I live I have Rosser Park, a beautiful park with a lake system and a large variety of birds. Generally when walking around this park I carry a Nikon D700 camera with a 300mm f/4 lens, sometimes… Continue reading Learning to Photograph Birds At Your Local Botanical Gardens Using the Nikon 300mm f/4.0