Wet Season Roebuck Bay

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Juvenile Zebra shark (Stegostoma fasciatum) in the waters off Thangoo.

After a period of being landlocked, we packed our cameras and headed out in the dinghy yesterday for a cruise around Roebuck Bay, enjoying unseasonal easterly winds.  Our prevailing wet season winds are westerlies, which make for choppy conditions in Roebuck Bay. Heading across the bay to the waters off Thangoo, we spotted six of these gorgeous little newborn Zebra … Read More

Diving Macleay Island

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Naturalist Richard Costin

Diving in Kimberley waters is not for the faint hearted; saltwater crocodiles and  sharks cruise these tropical waters, and strong tides and currents can take unwary divers by surprise.  However, determined to explore an island he hadn’t previously visited, Broome based naturalist Richard Costin packed his swag on the roof of his dinghy and set off on a 500km round … Read More

More Kimberley Stock Photos

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Wet season aerial view of the Lower Ord River in the East Kimberley.

One of our hard drives bit the dust this week, which prompted me to be more vigilant about archiving data from previous years onto more than one drive.  In the process I had a look at some files of images from years past, and spent part of the morning uploading some new images to our  Kimberley Stock Photos website.  After … Read More

New images on Kimberley Stock Photos

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Kingfisher Island Kimberley coast

I’ve spent the morning touching up and uploading some of Richard Costin’s beautiful images of the Kimberley coast and inland, most of them taken with a Pentax 6×7 medium format camera.  One of my favourites is this beautiful wet season shot of Kingfisher Island, in the Buccaneer Archipelago, taken on a low spring tide which exposed the mudflats surrounding the … Read More

Augustus Island

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The edge of a sandy reef on Augustus Island in Camden Sound

Augustus Island, at the northern end of Camden Sound, is one of the largest islands on the Kimberley coast. The island measures 22km by 16km at its widest point, with a total landmass of 190km².

James Price Point

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Reflections at James Price Point, north of Broome.

A few new images of James Price Point, or Walmadan, the site of a proposed LNG processing facility which lies approximately 60km to the north of Broome on the Dampier Peninsula.

Favourite Images #1 – The Lower Ord River

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I have taken thousands of images over the past few years, but every now and then I go back over the old ones and the same ones always stand out. This is one of my favourites: The Lower Ord River near Kununurra.

Photoshop CS6 beta

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Photoshop CS6 interface

Have been playing around with the beta version of Photoshop CS6 and I’m impressed. I love the new, darker, interface, and the images are quicker to load and seem sharper (my imagination?)

Microbats

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Huddled under an overhang at Ruby Falls in Red Cone Creek at the back of Doubtful Bay are a small cluster of microbats, one of 22 species in the Kimberley and one of 35 in Western Australia.