Even as local Cairns residents living by the beach of Yorkeys Knob, we too were solar eclipse chasers. We snubbed our beach and decided to go far far away. We booked our campground in Cape Tribulation for Monday and Tuesday and practised waking up at 4am Tuesday to get our body clocks ready for eclipse […]
An entry from one of our participants from Ballarat, Victoria – Carol Hall. This article is written by Carol for the Ballarat Camera Club newsletter.
Masterclass in Nature Photography
James Cook University, Cairns June 29-July 6 2012
When Liz forwarded the email flyer about this course I jumped at the opportunity to re-visit Far North Queensland after 25 […]
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 […]
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 before D-day, […]
At 9:43am today, the 6th of June 2012, from the third floor balcony of our home at Yorkeys Knob, we witnessed a historic astronomical event – the Transit of Venus! The next transit will be in 105 years so we’re pretty lucky to see it in our lifetime!
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 biologist Brad Norman tagging a whale shark at Ningaloo Reef. A spectacular picture of a Minke whale’s eye […]
We have been working hard to promote the Coral Triangle through our pictures. The images we accumulated during our epic 18 month WWF Coral Triangle Photographic Expedition is slowly getting its proper exposure in the world. For starters, here’s a beautiful portfolio last March in BBC Wildlife Magazine.
GEO October 2011 – Lake Eyre Story
Our 2.5 month winter expedition this year to outback Australia’s Lake Eyre Basin is now out in the German GEO Magazine!
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 cover was […]
A Raja Ampat Video of Freund Factory at work – WWF Coral Triangle Expedition
While we were in North Raja Ampat, we were incredibly fortunate to have professional photographers and videographers Claudia & Leon Joubert document our stay and experience in what is arguably the epicenter of marine biodiversity. Claudia Pellarini-Joubert and Leon Joubert of the Bittenbysharks.com fame […]