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My Top 5 ‘Favourite Australian Waterfalls’

One of my favourite things about the Australian landscape is just how diverse it is. From the tropical coastlines and forests to the rugged mountains and deserts, Australia really has something to offer everyone. My favourite thing to see and photograph in Australia however, would have to be the waterfalls. I’m lucky enough to live in a country that has literally hundreds of beautiful falls, some lesser known than others – but that’s not necessarily a bad thing! I wanted to take the time to write this short post and show you all MY top 5 favourite waterfalls Australia has to offer. 1. Liffey Falls, Tasmania. Let’s get my favourite waterfall out of the way first, and that waterfall is Liffey Falls in Tasmania’s Liffey Valley. This particular fall, whilst I’m not sure of the exact name, is my favourite of the several cascades that run down the Liffey River. Two of my favourite Australian waterfalls are actually at Liffey Falls, but they look so different that they could be on other ends of the world. 2. Crystal Shower Falls, Dorrigo National Park, NSW. Just a short drive inland from Coffs Harbour, on the East coast of Australia, lies a beautiful national park by the name of Dorrigo NP. Within that national park, in my opinion, is home to one of Australia’s most unique looking waterfalls ‘Crystal Shower Falls’. It’s one of the few waterfalls you can actually walk behind, and if you’re ever in the area I would highly recommend you check it out and get behind the falls! 3. Helensburgh Tunnel, NSW. This waterfall is also quite... read more

July 2015 – Collection

In contrast to my previous month, July was a tad more exciting in terms of photographic opportunities. I had the pleasure of re-visiting my favourite Australian state; Tasmania! So here are just a few of my favourite shots from that trip and also a couple from my adventures around the Southern end of the Northern Territory (Rainbow Valley and Serpentine Gorge).... read more

Feisol CB-50DC – Review

I’ve been shooting with a Feisol tripod for close to a year now, and if you’ve been a reader of my blog for any of that time – you’d know I love that tripod. It was only a matter of time before I had to get one of Feisol’s heads to test out, too. The Feisol CB-50DC looks the part, but does it hold up to the quality of the legs that support it? If you’ve ever used a Feisol product before, the answer probably won’t surprise you. Price Currently only available in the US and Europe, this ballhead is still a steal at only $169 USD. It’s available for purchase directly through Feisol – feisol.net or from stockists such as bhphotovideo.com. Specifications Height: 10.8 cm / 4.25 inches Weight: 571 g / 1.26 lbs Ball Diameter: 50 mm / 1.97 inches Base Diameter: 70 mm / 2.8 inches Max. Load: 19 Kg / 41 lbs Thread Size: 3/8″ Arca-Swiss compatible Aesthetics and Build Quality As far as looks go, this ballhead is quite modest and understated. It looks just how you’d expect a high-end ballhead to look, but with an added pinch of class. The carbon fibre exterior not only looks great with that classic carbon-weave, but the carbon also cuts down the overall weight of the unit (571 grams). The build quality of this head is exactly what I’ve come to expect from Feisol; excellent. It’s super light, but still feels extremely solid in the hands. One thing that may be of concern with a ballhead this lightweight is the potential to be less stable, but that’s just not the case. Upon... read more