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August 9, 2019

On 5 August 2019, we experienced some fantastic auroral action which was visible according to the reports I have seen as far north as 33 degrees south.

Good friend David and I drove up to a spot 1370 metres high that provides a commanding view of the southern horizon kn...

May 12, 2019

I have been lucky enough to photograph two examples of bio-luminescence in nature. The first was Omphalotus nidiformis, or ghost fungus. This was growing in the Mogo area just south of Batemans Bay in NSW, Australia.  The other example involved blue bio-luminescence or...

March 7, 2019

On the week end of 1-3  March 2019, I spent two nights camped at two locations in the Kosciuszko  National Park with good friend David Marriott, The aim of the weekend was to take full advantage of the unpolluted (dark skies). 

Our first stop was at a location...

December 31, 2018

I visited Iceland with Leisa, my wife and youngest child, Justin for  8 days in November. My visit came a day after G1  conditions had produced vibrant displays of the aurora on the 8/9 November. It turned out that conditions were relatively quiet for the aurora during...

August 7, 2018

At 2.00 am on Saturday 28 July 2018 I met up with good friend David Marriott to shoot the lunar eclipse.  For a week before the event the weather forecasts looked far from promising.  Ironically we were hoping for cold frosty weather which usually is encouraged by clea...

April 21, 2018

A coronal hole centred on the equatorial area of the Sun enabled a surprisingly strong emission of solar wind to occur. This caused a brief but incredibly bright and colourful aurora which I captured from near Cooma in the Snowy Mountains.  

After having an ea...