Blog Posts & News

A selection of thoughts, information and ideas.

A little glimpse of Paradise

A little glimpse of Paradise

A few weeks back my partner and I were very fortunate to have been invited onto Mahakirau Forest Estate on the Coromandel peninsula. The purpose of the visit was to locate and photograph some Archeys frogs. Unfortunately due to the dry hot weather we have experienced...

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Turritopsis rubra

Turritopsis rubra

Turritopsis rubra As the water temperatures get warmer in the Southern Hemisphere, more and more sealife starts to appear. These little guys (approx 5mm) have been showing up at out local beach in the last few days. To the naked eye they are just little red blobs...

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Archey’s Frog (Leiopelma archeyi)

Archey’s Frog (Leiopelma archeyi)

Archey's frog (Leiopelma archeyi) is New Zealands smallest native frog. The species is categorised as Nationally Vulnerable under the New Zealand Threat Classification System and as Critically Endangered on the IUCN Red List. Because populations are rapidly declining,...

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2017

2017

With 2017 drawing to a close its time to reflect on the year and start planning for 2018. Its been a busy year for me this year with lots of exciting news along the way.  It's mainly been macro work this year, and as much as I would have liked it to be more storm and...

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NZ Geographic Photographer of the Year 2017

NZ Geographic Photographer of the Year 2017

Very excited to get the news that one of my little Jumpy Spiders has been selected as a finalist in the NZ Geographic Photographer of the Year 2017. (UPDATE: Little spidy won the 'Resene Colour Award' in the NZ Geographic Photographer of the Year 2017) You can view...

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