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Plucked! A Lychee Picking Photostory!

February 21, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
All images shot on the Nikon D850 Vairous lenses; Tamron 90mm 2.8 Nikon 20mm 1.8 With thanks to the Shea family for inviting me along for a weekend of Lychee picking. It's a family-run business and the Lychee harvest occurs once a year in February.
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Bariloche: A day of contrasts

December 23, 2017  •  1 Comment
The one thing I love and both hate about photographs is their power to deceive the viewer about what they’re actually looking at. If I’m shooting a sunrise at a beach that you wouldn’t otherwise even throw a towel down onto, you’d never know from the photograph because as a landscape photographer, I don’t take photos of things I can’t make seem app...
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Standard Traveller : El Chalten

December 21, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
^ FitzRoy mountains. So beautiful at sunset. This is the kind of town where you can feel the lust for the mountains, the endless desire to get blissfully lost in what the national park has to offer. We cast aside our dependencies on the digital world and traipse into mother natures’ best creations as we explore the natural world. Existing way befo...
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December 16, 2017  •  1 Comment
When you land at El Calafate airport, you see, well, practically; nothing, except shrubs. All hail the mighty shrubs! A hodge-podge of assorted shrubs as far as the eye can see. Looking closer, there’s not much structural stuff around, it’s mostly just tumbleweed and the odd shrub that either blossoms or doesn’t. There’s several different varieties...
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December 15, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
“Do you get sea sick?” “I don’t think so, I’ve survived many boat trips before this one and never had a problem. I’ve got a strong gut, I’ll be right.” But I was most definitely not ‘right.’ The Drake Passage dealt us some incredible sea-torture for a continuous trip of around 40 hours each way. What crosses the Drake Passage, must cross it agai...
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