Pygmy Squid

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This beautiful little Pygmy Squid (probably Idiosepius pygmaeus) is only about 1cm long with tiny circular fins at the rear end, and longer tentacles that extend from shortish arms at the front of the animal. Feeding on tiny shrimps and crabs, it’s said that the squid sneaks up on shrimp and immobilises them by biting through the nerve chord. Thesquid … Read More

Outside Magazine

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Kimberley Media

American “Outside” magazine recently featured one of our Ord River shots in a feature on their 2013 “Outside Travel Awards”.  They awarded the Kimberley’s Kununurra “Best Adventure Hub” for its proximity to the Bungle Bungles, The Ord River, pictographs, El Questro and Camden Sound Marine Park. The Ord River image was taken during a wet season helicopter flight  between Christmas … Read More

The story behind the Sunset Breach

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Humpback whale breaches at sunset

We missed a shot of the whale calf breaching, but managed to capture the female as she sailed out of the water in front of the setting sun, executing a perfect half twist. The “footprint”, the slightly smoother patch of water in the bottom right of the photo shows where the calf had breached. The following two images were captured just before we lost the light completely.

Human whale on Broome’s Cable Beach

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Join us this Sunday, 29th July at 9.45am to make a human whale shape on Broome’s beautiful Cable Beach for an aerial photo to celebrate our Kimberley Humpback whales. All welcome. Photo available afterwards as a free download from www.kimberleywhales.com.au

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.

Stalking crocodiles

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Great billed heron

Another shore excursion…I wasn’t looking for crocodiles and was hoping they weren’t looking for me, but walking around in the mangroves at Augustus Island, one of the larger islands on the Kimberley coast you do feel as though you’re being watched with a view to dinner.