Business operating hours – dates away & ag events attended

December 12th, 2018

You receive personal service and if I’m taking photographs for you or you’re attending a workshop, you have my undivided attention. Sometimes I’m away from home – the dates are listed below, and at the bottom of the page there’s suggestions on how best to contact me when I’m travelling. Dates out of the office […]

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What is the best drone to buy?

December 1st, 2018

I’m often asked ‘what is the best drone to buy?’ (For rural or urban use, commercial or recreational purposes.) And many are asking the views of randoms on Facebook – and taking advice from people who know just enough to be dangerous.  Or, seeking ag drone advice from people unfamiliar with their specific agricultural industry […]

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2019 Farm tour of Ireland, Wales, England & Scotland – F.A.Q.

November 30th, 2018

Have you ever dreamt of a relaxing trip around Britain’s iconic rural landscapes – off the beaten track as well as to famous locations? En route enjoying great food and interesting conversations with locals involved in agriculture, as well as other farmers on the tour? Visiting a great variety of ag-related and cultural highlights? From […]

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DJI drones – is a Crystal Sky screen worth buying?

November 24th, 2018

Today a cattle station resident asked me whether it’s worth buying a Crystal Sky drone screen/controller for a DJI drone.  Screen visibility is very difficult in northern & inland Australia where the sunlight is so harsh, year-round. Screen hoods are clumsy and of limited effectiveness and most pilots cannot legally fly FPV (with goggles. Beware […]

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Introduction to drones workshop

November 3rd, 2018

Interested in drones, but don’t know where to start, or how to tell drone fact from fiction? Or you have a drone but have unanswered questions, problems, or would like more information so you’re a better drone pilot? On Saturday 10th November I’m running a unique ‘Introduction to Drones’ workshop in Townsville (North Queensland). This […]

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Beef Australia (Rockhampton) – time to import some US event management expertise?

November 3rd, 2018

Beef Australia (Rockhampton’s triennial beef expo; 2021 next) now requires a professional & completely independent events management company to oversee it all; working closely with a team of truly diverse hands-on experienced beef industry people. What do I mean by truly diverse? State, cattle breed, age, sex. IE people from other states; not just tropical […]

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Specialty farm tours

October 21st, 2018

Everyone new to overseas travel is faced with a dizzying array of options. Travel on a mass-market tour? Find a specialty tour with like-minded people? Or in these days of the internet, why not just use Google – spend hours on research and then travel independently? Why do travellers still choose group tours? Group travel […]

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Samsung Smart Watch

October 7th, 2018

I love useful technology and I’m always on the lookout for anything new that will help me do a better job.  Until about 10 years ago it really didn’t matter too much what camera gear you used; a good photographer could turn heads with results from basic gear.  What has changed?  The vast array of […]

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The Rural Drone Academy

July 20th, 2018

The information sessions I run are unique and if you are a regional Australian interested in drones, then the workshops I run are of use to you. Rural Drone Academy sessions are designed to: Inform & build confidence Inspire & make action easy. Suitable for: All ages Al levels of experience & backgrounds And the […]

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Time to directly challenge misinformation from animal rights activists

June 28th, 2018

Looking to Europe & the UK, we often see what filters down to Australia – good or bad. There are 18,000 butchers in France and there has been a string of attacks on butchershops.  The UK Telegraph newspaper story, “French butchers issue plea for police protection from vegans after a spate of attacks” quotes the […]

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