Packing Light

The visual musings of a globetrotting photojournalist
5-frame HDR @ 17mm, f/2.8, ISO 1600

The first images people usually associate with Australia are those of the Sydney Opera House’s distinctive white shells reflecting off the water in the city’s beautiful harbor, the towering red sandstone of Uluru (Ayers Rock) set against a rugged outback landscape or the Great Barrier…

Melbourne Express (2 of 2): Victoria’s Gem

5-frame HDR @ 80mm, f/5.6, ISO 100

Winding along Australia’s southeastern coast between Torquay and Allansford, The Great Ocean Road is one of the country’s premiere scenic byways. Built between 1919 and 1932 by returned WWI soldiers in honor of their fallen brethren, the road is the world’s largest war memorial and…

Melbourne Express (1 of 2): The Great Ocean Road

70mm @ 1/800, f/5, ISO 100

Tucked away at the southern end of Australia’s southernmost state, Tasmania, is the island’s sleepy capital city, Hobart. The regrettably brief duration of my layover in Tasmania limited my ability to venture out beyond Hobart’s suburbs. I will definitely need to make a return trip…

Hobart in a Day

70mm @ 1/1250, f/2.8, ISO 100

With the highest nominal gross domestic product in Africa and an emerging market, Nigeria has become a powerful economic force on the continent and an increasingly important player in the global marketplace. While the country’s oil production and expanding financial, service, communications, technology and entertainment…

Nigeria Express (4 of 4): The Space Between

32mm @ 6s, f/4, ISO 320

For all of its well-publicized foibles, Lagos is still a sight to behold. Beneath its rough exterior lies a city perpetually on the verge of either greatness or complete chaos. It’s this dichotomy that makes Lagos such a fascinating destination, especially for those brave souls…

Nigeria Express (3 of 4): Exploring Lagos

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