Which trees survive cyclones? How do you help trees withstand cyclones?

February 9th, 2024

Note: this was posted on 16 Feb 2011, after cyclone Yasi. 2024 Feb 9 – I’ve added a few notes/made some adjustments after cyclone Kirrily. There is very little publicly available Australian information on what trees withstand cyclonic winds well and which don’t.  This is despite copious studies being made of areas hit hard by cyclones – […]

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Personal drone training – (one-on-one help or advice)

June 20th, 2023

Are you looking for reliable drone advice – that is very specific for your circumstances? For example: Will a drone will be feasible for my particular purpose? Or perhaps, is other technology or a contract service a better option? (Considering ROI/net cost, the time you have available, weather or location challenges, safety/rules, likely results/suitability etc. […]

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Thermal drone for sale (DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced)

March 13th, 2023

Know someone wanting a thermal imaging drone, for their own business or to get into thermal drone contract work? Or someone who wants to upgrade from a basic model, eg DJI’s first Mavic Enterprise model? I’ve got a Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced, in great condition, for sale. I love DJI’s Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced (M2EA); […]

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Outback cattle station photography books

October 31st, 2022

After 17 years of selling unique books featuring the largest cattle stations across Australia – the books have finally sold out as the few remaining have been purchased by the Barkly Roadhouse (in the Northern Territory). Until website updates are completed (this work will take weeks, as the website is such a beast), it will […]

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Victorian Drone Photography Masterclass

June 24th, 2022

The only Drone Photography Masterclass scheduled for 2022! Date: Saturday 30 July 2022 Venue: Bright Motor Inn, Victoria (Alpine country; northeastern Victoria; close to Mount Buffalo National Park, Alpine National Park and Mount Hotham) What is included: a full day of unique drone photography information plus an a hot la carte lunch at Bright Brewery, […]

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Animal welfare & Australian politics

May 22nd, 2022

I avoid making political comments. To me voting is a private matter, and soapboxing too often just alienates those with opposing views on one hand and preaches to the choir on the other. And the personal vitriol that is thrown around is disgusting (‘play the ball, not the man’, should be the mantra for everyone). […]

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Should I buy a drone now or wait for the next model?

March 30th, 2022

There are endless online discussions regarding rumoured drone updates, across every drone-related Facebook group. Speculation is especially prolific re DJI drones, as 70-80% of consumer drones are the DJI brand. What is a newcomer to the drone industry supposed to think? Buy now, only to find their new purchase is the old model just a […]

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News – book sales & website upgrade

December 29th, 2021

BOOKS: End of run – All 3 books on Australian cattle stations are in short supply. My first book, “A Million Acre Masterpiece”, has sold out – and the subsequent books aren’t far behind – “Life as an Australian Horseman” and “Biggest mobs – longest shadows”. Overseas orders – Freight has been steadily increasing each […]

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Looking after the planet is everyone’s responsibility

October 15th, 2021

And that means you, and I, and everyone we know! Is global warming a thing? It’s a moot point! Because what IS undisputed is that we must look after the planet better than we are right now. The earth’s resources, in their current state, are not limitless! That’s a no brainer. For example, hands up […]

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Drone Photography Masterclass – Tasmania

May 11th, 2021

Want to lift your drone images up to the next level? And take on great drone information in a fabulous venue, amongst an interesting and friendly like-minded group? 1. SUMMARY: On May 25 2021 I am running a full day drone photography workshop in Tasmania. Aerial photography workshops aren’t just rare in Australia, they are […]

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