Next events & office opening hours

February 10th, 2024

Engagements are listed as soon as they’re definite. There’s always more, awaiting confirmation, so sing out if you have any date queries. You receive personal service as I have no staff. Multi-tasking is not my forte so if I’m taking photographs for you or you’re attending a workshop, you have my undivided attention. Long hours […]

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How to watermark phone photos

November 5th, 2023

If you like to post a lot of images on social media but don’t get around to watermarking them – the Samsung Galaxy’s One UI 5.0 operating system now provides a splendidly quick & easy option. Open the camera app & follow this path:– settings (the knurled wheel)– watermark– enter the letters/numbers you want, then […]

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Tips for Australians travelling by air during Covid19

November 25th, 2021

Between late October 2020-mid January 2021 I squeezed in 15 flights across 3 Australian states – mostly to run drone workshops.  My business relies on being able to travel so I’ve had to figure out a bit about flying during a pandemic! I’m sharing tips as many people find the prospect of flying during a […]

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Queensland Drone Photography Masterclass

October 30th, 2021

Queensland Drone Workshop with Fiona Lake, Australia’s leading aerial photography trainer

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Previous events – drones, photography, agtech workshops & conferences, commercial photography & farm tours

September 17th, 2020

This page lists some 2016-2018 trips away, which will give you some idea of events which may appear in future. There’s quite a range, around Australia and overseas, including: Running workshops (drones, photography, social media) Speaking at conferences (drones, agtech, agriculture, rural women) Commercial photography work Exhibitions, book launches, award presentations & ag tradeshows Research, […]

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Rural photography competitions can help foster a thriving rural photography scene – but most don’t

September 7th, 2020

After running rural drone or photography workshops I’m usually approached by at least one parent asking whether their daughter, who is really keen on photography, should pursue a career as a photographer. (And yes, virtually every time it has been daughter, not son.) If I say ‘yes go for it’ (as many other photographers do) […]

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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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