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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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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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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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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‘Whispering Grass’ exhibition: Australia’s Washington D.C. Embassy

June 12th, 2018

‘Whispering Grass – Stories from Australia’s Outback Cattle Stations’ was an exhibition of more than 30 of the best photographs I’ve taken on Australia’s largest and most famous cattle stations since 1984. The oldest photographs in the exhibition dated back to the early 1980s – when timber yards, cattle with horns and working windmills were […]

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Professional photojournalism – standards

February 6th, 2018

There are many different reasons for taking photographs. My preference is photojournalism. What is photojournalism? Capturing honest images that tell a story. Particularly news stories; and in a way that evokes emotion, and potentially action. Traditionally still images but identical principles apply to video. The power of photography hinges on the believability of it as […]

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How to set up a drone business

January 18th, 2018

Recently 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. But there were many […]

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PRIZE DRAW!

December 15th, 2017

To celebrate 33 years of pioneering outback photography on Australia’s largest cattle stations, I have a very special prize draw running. This competition is also advertised in the December 2017-January 2018 issue of R.M. William’s Outback magazine (which features a story I produced on the Brook family’s Cordillo Downs, in South Australia). CHOICE OF 2 […]

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Basic business principles – tips for online startups

October 14th, 2017

Having encountered an increasing number of startups operating more wildly than the most casual of chook raffles, it would seem basic business principles aren’t as commonsense as I’d presumed. Just had another businessperson ring my landline, leave a message and say ‘ring me back on this number’ without leaving their phone number. The same business […]

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