Next events, previous events & office opening hours

July 9th, 2020

Normally….when there’s no pandemic around… Discuss what you’d like & book early, to avoid disappointment – there’s only often time for one event per month. Some engagements are listed below while there’s others awaiting confirmation before being made public. *Note, of course due to Covid19, event arrangements are being altered by organisers, as the situation […]

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Looking for information on drones on farms or cattle stations?

July 7th, 2020

I’m receiving increasing enquiries from regional Australians seeking information on drones, particularly for use on farms or cattle stations. It’s fantastic to see the rising interest and the determination to seek out reliable information! Unfortunately there’s not enough spare time or resources in my business to provide one-on-one consultations and too many valuable aspects are […]

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Unique Drone Photography Workshop

July 7th, 2020

Escape to the outback for Australia’s only 2 day drone photography workshop this year! 25 – 26 July 2020 Quilpie, South West Queensland (on the way to Birdsville and Lake Eyre, but eastern access to Quilpie is via a good bitumen road) Optional catering available – country-style cooking plus a memorable camp oven dinner under […]

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How to set up a drone business

March 21st, 2020

A while ago I read a post on how to start a drone business. It was advice on how to start a drone photography business but many of the same principles apply to all small businesses.  EG, the importance of finding your niche and focusing on it.  Become an expert in your field. Ideally, build […]

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How to judge & how to enter rural photography awards & competitions

February 2nd, 2020

Photography competitions can be incredibly useful in rural and regional areas. The multiple potential benefits range from encouraging existing talent to inspiring new photographers, to educating re agricultural industries and promoting the uptake of new methods and best-practice, improved environmental management, heritage protection plus tourism and event attendance. I enjoy judging photography competitions as much […]

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2019 Ireland & UK farm tour, with optional extension to the Scottish Highlands

June 20th, 2019

*NOTE: Booking have closed for this year’s tour to Ireland & the UK; if you are interested in a future tour, please let me know so I can keep you informed & you don’t miss out on a seat. A classic farming tour of the British Isles – full of intriguing contrasts, fascinating rural history […]

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Storing luggage when visiting cities (regional & rural visitors)

May 20th, 2019

As a rural and now regional resident who has visited cities since old enough to carry a bag, I’ve walked many, many kilometres around cities dragging a heavy suitcase. Or sometimes just bags of shopping that I’m taking back to a remote area. These days I’m always travelling for work reasons so often have photography […]

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

March 20th, 2019

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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When is the best time to travel?

February 22nd, 2019

Now. Why? Because none of us know what tomorrow will bring. We all have to keep a bit aside in case we reach 95. And nobody wants to reach 80 & be scratching for cash. But on the other hand, most 95 year olds need very little spending money; they’re not going out on the […]

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Townsville Floods

February 7th, 2019

I’ve received many queries about the floods in Townsville and frustratingly, there has been a lot of typically inaccurate media reporting by blow-in journalists unfamiliar with geography, what’s typical here and Townsville’s history. Mainly because the genuine care factor – for accuracy regarding northern Australia – is lacking. Townsville is in the dry tropics – […]

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