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

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

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

Surfing Images At Port Macquarie, New South Wales With The Nikon 200-500mm Super Telephoto Lens

Surfer In Flight, Port Macquarie

The town of Port Macquarie, New South Wales is a top surfing location, so when visiting I attempted to capture some nice images of surfers at work!! The secret of catching great images of surfers, is to attempt to get the surfer at the peak of the action.  Follow the surfer as they come in… Continue reading Surfing Images At Port Macquarie, New South Wales With The Nikon 200-500mm Super Telephoto Lens

Always Keep Your Eyes Open For New Photographic Opportunities – Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E Lens

I always try to keep my eyes open for new image opportunities and keep one of my cameras close at hand to capture the decisive moment. When I am travelling this is always the case, however when at home sometimes I neglect to have the camera nearby. Sunsets are always an excellent subject for captures from… Continue reading Always Keep Your Eyes Open For New Photographic Opportunities – Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E Lens

Images From Woody Head, Bundjalung National Park, New South Wales With The Nikon 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR AF-S Lens

Kangaroo close up at Woody Head, New South Wales

Bundjalung National Park is located on the north coast of New South Wales, It is roughly 550 kilometres north east of Sydney. It covers a large area of coastal plains, heathland and solitary beaches between the New South Wales towns of Iluka and Evans Head. Close to the Iluka coast at the southern end of the… Continue reading Images From Woody Head, Bundjalung National Park, New South Wales With The Nikon 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR AF-S Lens

Images From Bjelke Petersen Dam (Lake Barambah), Queensland With The Nikon Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR AF-S Lens

King Parrot (Male), Bjelke Petersen Dam, Queensland

The Bjelke Petersen Dam was constructed over the period 1984 to 1988. The lake was originally named Lake Barambah after the original property in the region and has since been renamed the Bjelke Petersen Dam. The dam supplies water to the South Burnett region of Queensland, for irrigation purposes and also nearby towns for town… Continue reading Images From Bjelke Petersen Dam (Lake Barambah), Queensland With The Nikon Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR AF-S Lens

Ban Ban Springs – Aboriginal Sacred Ground – Great Bird Photography Area With The Nikon 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR AF-S Lens

Apostle Bird, Ban Ban Springs, Queensland

Ban Ban Springs is a very small community located at the junction of the Burnett and Isis highways in Queensland, Australia. On the southern side of the road junction are the springs from which the area gets its name, being springs from which waters flow into the nearby Barambah Creek. “Ban Ban” has the meaning grass… Continue reading Ban Ban Springs – Aboriginal Sacred Ground – Great Bird Photography Area With The Nikon 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR AF-S Lens

Bird Photography At The Ibis Rookery At Kybong, Queensland

Ibis On Palm At Kybong, Queensland

I always enjoy visiting the ibis rookery at Kybong, Kybong is just south of Gympie just behind the Puma roadhouse, also known as the Matilda roadhouse. At this site there is generally many birds and also many different varieties of birds. There is a relatively large lake and the majority of the birds are the… Continue reading Bird Photography At The Ibis Rookery At Kybong, Queensland