Face 2 Face

Just imagine being two inches tall, opening your eyes, turning on your torch and coming face to face with … Assuming you are still with me you’d quickly become entranced by those amazing blue-green opalesque eyes and what at first seemed ugly becomes beautiful. You can spot a gurnard perch from quite a distance at […]

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Bedtime Lair

Here amid the myriad of small cave structures of Noarlunga Reef sleeps another of ‘Porties’ local resident species, a Port Jackson shark, Heterodontus portusjacksoni. While doing some camera tests on the weekend I found myself peering into all the dark places I could find attempting to capture images without strobe lighting. Caves, nooks and ledges […]

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Fish

When is a fish not a fish? When Lucy Dugan wrote about ‘fish’ she described a dad’s affection for his daughter as ‘the catch of the day’. When Nicole Mickle brought her ‘fish’ into life like bronze relief the expression was just as obscure. So here she is, a little ‘fish’ at the head of […]

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Woodstock

The ocean is filled with monsters. I remember when I could count my years on two hands spending holidays with extended family at a little coastal village called Port Parham. A particular aspect of this shallow coastal location is being able to go out fishing way off the beach wearing nothing but shorts, a jumper […]

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