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Birds
Jun 26

#249. Packing for Perth(shire)

By Paul Perton | Opinion

Holiday time looms. We’ll also be attending two weddings while we’re there, so a couple of weeks before leaving for Europe, it’s time to start my usual agonising game about what camera kit to pack. The Nikon option is usually a D800 and 14-24, 24-70 and 80-200 zooms, with either a spare body, or perhaps […]

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Jun 20

#246. Shooting the tide

By Paul Perton | Travel Photography

Full moon was last week, but the tides down here on the Southern Tip have been pretty impressive for the last few days. Yesterday afternoon, there were some big rollers coming in from the South Atlantic – time for some wave shots.     Our particular stretch of coast is pretty rugged, with little beach […]

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Ilulisat ice fiord
Jun 07

#240. Ilulissat Icefjord

By Paul Perton | Travel Photography

I watched the depth sounder as our boat left harbour; 10m, 12m, 18m, 250m. That made the size of the icebergs stranded in Disco Bay even bigger than I’d imagined. And this image? You’d be forgiven for thinking I might have walked closer for an even more impressive shot. No. My vantage point was the […]

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Looking west - iceberg from the air
Jun 05

#238. Going aerial

By Paul Perton | Travel Photography

An aerial photographic opportunity has become a part of the Better Moments tour offering. We all managed to squeeze into the Bell Jet Ranger at Ilulissat airport and headed for the icefjord, cameras securely strapped to various parts of our anatomy – the doors has been opened and belts were keeping us (nervously) in our […]

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Ice pool
Jun 03

#236. Iceberg ice pool

By Paul Perton | Travel Photography

The boat nuzzled up to the ‘berg, a dozen photographers clustered as near as the rail would permit – a unique composition amongst a region packed with photo opportunities. Alone, the ice pool is visually interesting, a puzzle as to how it came to be – on top of the iceberg as it is. In […]

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