Tag Archives: Antarctica

The Beauty of Ice

Having spent a lot of time in the Himalaya, I have seen a lot of ice. Nothing prepared me for the simplicity and beauty of Antarctic Ice. The Himlayan stuff is still beautiful. In fact it still takes my breath away every time I visit (you can come with me this year details HERE). Ice in the Polar regions is something special. I am very looking forward to seeing it in the Northern Hemisphere next year (if you want join me). Check out the full gallery of images that makes up my Limited Edition Book, Journey South.

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New Antarctica Gallery

New galleries with Images from my recent Antarctica Exhibition are now online. You can check them out HERE. And of course my limited edition book is available for purchase HERE. New gallery is on its way with all images that appear in the book available for purchase as single porints only. Watch this space..:)

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Journey South Exhibition Key Dates

The final stages of preparing for my exhibition are well under way. It is always an exciting time. As well as an exhibition I am also launching a limited edition book, a first for me, aomething alos I am very greatful to be able to do, and look forward to. You can check out some sample pages in the video below. Remember, this is just a taste….:)

For now though, please keep in mind some key dates and times for the exhibition which is on display for 3 weeks…:)

12th June – 6.30 pm Opening Night

28th June – 10am-12pm Travel photography workshop (free) looking at my approach to working and shooting overseas, preparation and how to improve your skills before you travel.

28th June – 12pm-2pm Artists Talk. Come along for a chat about this body of work and my approach to shooting in Antarctica

The exhibition is open during normal business hours Monday to Friday. If you would like to arrange a private viewing or you are part of a special interest group and would like to have a meeting at the venue outside of these times, please contact me to discuss options and times that may be available.

Thank you and look forward to seeing there….:)


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Journey South Book Launch

Happy to announce my Limited Edition Book, Journey Soiuth is now available for purchase HERE. It will be officially launched at my exhibition opening night on the 12th of June in Brisbane. Here are some sample pages to check out…Be sure to watch full screen….:)

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Antarctica Exhibition

Very happy to announce my exhibition opening on June 12th following my trip to Antarctica late last year. Polar Regions are a dream location for any travel photographer and I had the pleasure of traveling with and helping 6 photographers continue on their journey of image making November and December last year. We had some amazing opportunities for landscape and wildlife images and didn’t come away disappointed…..what a trip. Come along and check out some of the images I was able to capture. Would love to see you there….:)


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Happy New Year

Well, another year is over. Hope everyone has enjoyed theirs as much as I have mine. It has certainly been another crazy, busy year, but that’s how I like it. Lots to do and the constant feeling of being overwhelmed, grateful and humbled by what I have ahead of me and the places I am fortunate to have visited.

The last 2 months have seen me working in Nepal and Antarctica with 2 groups of photographers wanting to improve their craft, and what fantastic groups they were.

For now I am resting up and working hard (at the same time of course) on the Gold Coast, looking forward to another great year that I have no doubt 2015 will be. Hope you all have had a great one and looking forward to the next one. Above all stay safe and have fun…J

Take care



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Antarctica Photography Tour 2014

Happy to announce that I will be leading a photography tour to Antarctica leaving on the 14th of November 2014 ex Ushuaia, South America. To express interest in this trip please email Back Track Adventures at enquire@backtrack.com.au. Be sure to put ‘Damian’s trip to Antarctica’ in the subject field as well….:)

This will be an amazing opportunity to photography the incredible landscapes and wildlife of Antarctica, an environment unlike any other. All with full support and help with your photography for the entire trip. I have been lucky enough to photograph in a wide variety of environments, from the jungles of Papua New Guinea to the deserts and wildlife reserves of Southern Africa to Mt Everest and the Himalaya of Nepal. I look forward to helping you get the most out of your camera while exploring all the wonder Antarctica has to offer.

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Travel Photography Presentation

Join me on September 18 at Back Track Adventure Travels for an evening presentation on how to best approach travel photography including information on equipment choices, carrying your gear, preparing for different weather conditions and of course being in the right place at the right time to get the ultimate shot.

Having had the opportunity to film and photograph in many diverse environments from shooting wildlife and landscapes in the national parks and deserts in Africa, the jungles of Papua New Guinea on the Kokoda Track and the high Himalaya of Nepal, I have been fortunate enough to learn through experience what is needed to not only get the ‘shot’, but to come home with equipment that still operates.

Working with Mark Robinson, an adventure consultant from Backtrack Adventure Travel we will also be sharing details about 3 planned tours perfect for photographers, to Nepal, Africa and Antarctica. I look forward to seeing you there. Please follow THIS LINK to book your spot today. This is a free event!!

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