I visited the small seaside town of Kilcunda on the morning of the 3rd of November 2015 in the hopes of getting a good Aurora photograph, sadly although I was well set up my timing was wrong and I missed out on the Aurora. That said I decided it would be a great chance given I was there to get some night panorama's given how beautiful the starry sky was that morning.Whilst it was cold, and I did sadly miss out on the Aurora the sky was nothing short of stunning and with that in mind I have included some panoramic tours below of both

Every now and again I 'cheat' by way of photography and these Cockatoo shots are no exception. Sometimes so as to not be anti-social I don't want to be out waiting for birds to land to try and get photos and want to be able to set the camera up and just 'leave' it to take some photos. Thankfully some years ago my lovely wife got me a motion trigger for my camera which allows me to do this. These are fairly common and available on ebay, and all you do is set the sensitivity of the motion detector and leave it in an appropriate

Recently during a weekend trip to Phillip Island I visited my parents at a place they rent out throughout the year. This gave me a great chance to practice my photography in terms of doing more panoramas (at the beach) and also virtual tours of the house.I decided to get out my fisheye lense, and after watching a few youtube video's I thought i would try and take a few 360 degree images, which were a tiny challenge as everything has to be done in manual mode on the DSLR camera, so balancing light can be an issue at times.For a first attempt, I am