We are almost a month past the anniversary of my first adventure to see the aurora. I have now had the fortune of seeing and photographing the beautiful and mysterious phenomenon on three separate occasions, and I’m starting to get asked about my experience. It’s beautiful, profound, and a little unnerving to see and photograph, … Read More
The lights of a town, twinkling under the Milky Way, Aurora Australis, with bioluminescent waves in the foreground. Goat’s Beach Tasmania. I was very fortunate to get this shot. Although I had been hoping I might get lucky and see the Southern Lights during my trip to Tasmania, I knew it would be a complete coincidence. Luckily, … Read More
Once you leave Reykjavik, everything seems remote in Iceland. I took this on a hillside a little over 10km from Vik: a large local town of a couple hundred inhabitants. We were staying at Hotel Dyrholaey, which is set up and away from Route 1 (the main highway that circles the island). We had thought that … Read More
Gar∂ur lighthouse, standing as man’s defiance against eerie mysteries of the Aurora. I’d been told that the Aurora often are hard to see with the naked eye, and that you may not recognise them at first. Driving out to the lighthouse, we saw what appeared to be slightly bright clouds in the sky. Not wanting … Read More
Govett’s Leap is a lookout near Blackheath, NSW. It was not very populated on a Sunday night, but that might have just been the temperature (six degrees before windchill).
On the advice of Timeout Sydney, I convinced a friend to brave the cold and come with me to chase some stars. Unfortunately, I could have I had considered the moon might make things a little difficult, because it was setting quite late, and I had completely not reckoned on the clouds. I feel the latter … Read More