Boorun’s Canoe presentation video

Hi guys just posting a short new video of Steve and I presenting on Boorun’s Canoe at the Indigenous Watercraft Conference ‘NAWI’ @ the Australian National Maritime Museum earlier in the year. The conference has also just won the national award for public programs, congrats guys! Also a reminder: the current exhibition of Boorun’s Canoe…

Night soccer on Ipanema beach

Here’s another gritty urban night soccer scene coming to you from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, though this time from the adjacent Ipanema beach rather than Copacabana. I love the action in this shot, these guys were just having a kick around, nothing organised, but they went all out to every contest, was awesome to watch.…

Night soccer on Copacabana beach

Quite possibly one of my favourite things about Rio de Janeiro is the awesome beach culture. From dawn till dusk the beaches are positively alive with action. Hawkers roam, beach bars abound, volleyball and soccer nuts send sand flying while swimmers, runners, bladers, boarders and surfers all also find their space. Am I forgetting anything?…

Mark of excellence award received

Occassionally I make a few forays into the shady world of online photography competitions. Often they appear to be thinly veiled money making schemes or fronts by companies to cheaply acquire imagery for marketing purposes. However, would I complain if I were to win a few thousand dollars in cash as a result of entering?…

Salvador Beach Boys

Hey guys here’s another post coming to you from Bahia in Northern Brazil. I took this photo down on the beach at Porto de Barra in Salvador. It is a seriously hectic urban beach on a Sunday, packed with families kicking back drinking beer, eating moqueca, listening to music through old school ghetto blasters and…

Sailing Patagonia

Hi guys, today’s post comes from a sailing trip I had the pleasure of doing last December with ‘Sailing Patagonia‘ in Chile. Carlos Lonza invited me aboard his fine vessel named ‘Agartha’ for 5 days of cruising Patagonian fjordlands, pirate tales, ghost ship encounters and dining on Chile’s finest seafood and wine. This photograph is…