Kimberley Commonwealth Marine Park announced

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A humpback cow and calf playing to the south of Adele Island

Adele Island, a tiny speck on a marine chart to the north of One Arm Point, sits right at the centre of the newly released Kimberley Commonwealth Marine Park, a vast marine area that links the Kimberley coast with the newly created Camden Sound Marine Park.

King Tides Broome

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Wet season storm clouds build up behind Broome jetty at the Port.

Squelching around near the Broome jetty in soft, velvety mud to mid calf, I noticed a featherstar waving delicate feathery arms with stripes in shades of milky coffee in a shallow, sandy pool. Broome is famous for its large tidal variations and the King tides over Easter brought super highs and super lows with a difference of up to 10m.

Crocodile attack Dugong Bay

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A recent crocodile attack in Dugong Bay serves as a reminder that saltwater crocodiles are found in both fresh and saltwater.

Fishy frenzy

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29th March: On watch from 2am on SPV Odyssey and cruising down the Dampier Peninsula, I was astonished to see schools of prawns and sardines dancing in the glare of the spotlights off Pender Bay.

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.

Adobe Lightroom 4

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Tourists speed down the Sale River in the Kimberley wet season

A few weeks ago I downloaded the beta version of Adobe Lightroom 4 and then promptly forgot about it. After our 9 day trip up the coast, with thousands of images to go through, I decided to have another look.