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Draw24 - A Night at the Museum
1:14 pm , September 10, 2015 Comments Off on Draw24 – A Night at the Museum

Draw24 – A Night at the Museum

“l paint what cannot be photographed, and l photograph what cannot be painted!” – May Ray Oh to be able to paint and draw! I’m spellbound when I see magnificent art. Its probably not that surprising that I love photo realistic style. Natural History Illustration – University of Newcastle Over the past four years I’ve collaborated […]

Into the Deep - The Sperm Whales of Kaikoura
2:11 pm , August 10, 2015 Comments Off on Into the Deep – The Sperm Whales of Kaikoura

Into the Deep – The Sperm Whales of Kaikoura

———————————————- UPDATE: Kaikoura Earthquake November 2016 Our thoughts, best wishes and prayers are with everyone affected by the earthquakes that struck the northern areas of New Zealand’s South Island. Please know that you have many friends around the world who are standing with you through this very tough time. We are all looking forward to […]

I Can See For Miles - Wings Over Whales Kaikoura
4:24 pm , August 8, 2015 Comments Off on I Can See For Miles – Wings Over Whales Kaikoura

I Can See For Miles – Wings Over Whales Kaikoura

———————————————- UPDATE: Kaikoura Earthquake November 2016 Our thoughts, best wishes and prayers are with everyone affected by the earthquakes that struck the northern areas of New Zealand’s South Island. Please know that you have many friends around the world who are standing with you through this very tough time. We are all looking forward to […]

'Barney's' World Tour of Sydney
2:33 am , August 5, 2015 Comments Off on ‘Barney’s’ World Tour of Sydney

‘Barney’s’ World Tour of Sydney

Imagine oceans just full of whales…  Disaster on and Industrial Scale Its hard to believe that only a few hundred years ago the oceans where quite literally teaming with life. Since then totally unsustainable fishing practices have wiped out an estimated 90% of fish stocks meaning that by mid this century we face the total collapses of […]

Whale Dreamers Festival 2015 - 10th Birthday!
3:23 pm , July 5, 2015 Comments Off on Whale Dreamers Festival 2015 – 10th Birthday!

Whale Dreamers Festival 2015 – 10th Birthday!

The Whale Dreamers Festival is by far my favourite, amazing people, location and whales! I mean what more could you ask for? This is the 10th and very sadly possibly the last Whale Dreamers Festival. For the first time Whale Spotter had its own stand which was fantastic but didn’t allow too much opportunities for photos. […]

Living Ocean - Humpback Migration Research Program
10:24 am , June 13, 2015 Comments Off on Living Ocean – Humpback Migration Research Program

Living Ocean – Humpback Migration Research Program

I’m delighted to have been asked by Living Ocean to assist their Humpback Migration Research Program as an observer/photographer.  “Think locally and act locally!” – Dr Jane Goodall Living Ocean In 2010 Kim Hubner was horrified by the continued killing of whales in the Southern Ocean. Passionately wanting to do something positive she along with her husband […]

Deep Blue Dreaming - Tonga 2014
2:24 pm , October 12, 2014 Comments Off on Deep Blue Dreaming – Tonga 2014

Deep Blue Dreaming – Tonga 2014

Journeys and Dreams “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” Lao-tzu 604 – 531 BC It’s the strangest thing after a lifetime of dreaming and over a year of planning to be actually doing the very thing you’ve dreamt of since childhood. Many, many times as I lay there on the […]

The Tongan Fluke Collective
9:50 am , October 3, 2014 Comments Off on The Tongan Fluke Collective

The Tongan Fluke Collective

The Tongan Fluke Collective (TFC) aims to build a catalogue of tail fluke ID images of the Humpback whales visiting the Kingdom of Tonga during the breeding and calving season (July – October) to help scientists build a better understanding of their numbers and distribution. Unfortunately the Tongan population of humpback whales are making a much […]

Unto Us A Child Is Born - 'Tiny'
1:44 pm , July 18, 2014 Comments Off on Unto Us A Child Is Born – ‘Tiny’

Unto Us A Child Is Born – ‘Tiny’

It’s actually very horrific when you realise how the Right Whales got their name …they were the ‘right’ whale to catch!  The original method of whaling was called Bay Whaling, people would see a whale near to shore in the bays and rivers and simply paddle out in open boats to kill them. Most prized were […]

Whale Dreamers Festival 2014 - Simply Magic!
9:02 pm , July 6, 2014 Comments Off on Whale Dreamers Festival 2014 – Simply Magic!

Whale Dreamers Festival 2014 – Simply Magic!

A perfect day! Sunday 6th July dawned to another stunningly beautiful winters day. Calm, warm, blue skies, a delight. Not sure how the team do it but I’m definitely not going to argue with the magic. Its become my favourite whale event of the year.  The Humpbacks are often kilometres out to sea as they migrate past Sydney […]