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Our Backyard Rainbow Bee-eaters

Rainbow Bee-eater male (Merops ornatus) busy helping missus dig a nesting hole on the ground before flying back to his perch. Sometime mid-October, we received a series of urgent text messages from our Wednesday gardener/landscaper Kelvin: "the rainbow bee-eaters are digging a nesting hole in the sand 5 meters away from your parked [...]

JCU Nature Photography Masterclass 1 – Review

An entry from one of our participants from Ballarat, Victoria - Carol Hall.  This article is written by Carol for the Ballarat Camera Club newsletter. Carol with her bag of rolled oats and Mareeba Rock Wallaby mum and joey patiently waiting for a feed Masterclass in Nature Photography James Cook University, Cairns June [...]

Tolga Bat Hospital Story in GEOlino Magazine

In the past five years, we have had two super strong category 5 cyclones visit our part of the world in Far North Queensland, Australia - Cyclone Larry in March 2006 and Cyclone Yasi in February 2011. The incredibly strong winds stripped our dense forest foliage naked and as a result, full sunshine caused wild [...]

First JCU Masterclass in Nature Photography

29 June - 6 July 2012 Alas the dust has settled and the photo bags, tripods and cables are stored safely back into their normal place at home - the first masterclass is accomplished. And what a fun hard working 8 days it was. JCU Masterclass in Nature Photography is a success! But for two months [...]

Masterclass in Nature Photography by Jürgen Freund at JCU

Masterclass in Nature Photography with Jürgen Freund. Click into the picture for the full brochure. Cairns-based photographer Jürgen Freund has been pointing his camera at all creatures great and small for several decades now, and with great success. He won the 2010 PATA Gold Award for Travel Photography with an image of marine [...]

By | 2018-04-19T09:08:44+00:00 May 11th, 2012|Australia, Blog, Expeditions, Nature Photography, Photography|

Tauchen Magazine – West Australia 2008

Tauchen Magazine - West Australia 2008 FLASHBACK - October 2008 We were boarding the fabulous diveboat MV Febrina on Yogi's birthday in 2008 when a fellow guest from Germany chased Yogi with a magazine upon finding out he was Jürgen Freund. The newest issue of Tauchen Magazine had our West Australia story in it and the [...]

Rolex Laureates Collaborating – Jürgen Freund on Assignment for Rolex in Ningaloo 2008

Rolex Laureates Collaborating - Jürgen Freund on Assignment for Rolex in Ningaloo 2008 FLASHBACK - May 2008 Rory Wilson and Brad Norman - two Rolex Award for Enterprise Laureates joined forces to study whale sharks of Ningaloo Reef in Western Australia. Yogi was given this "difficult" assignment of spending luxurious time onboard the boat of retired NBA [...]