Category Archives: Wilderness Photography

Crawford Lookout Photo Walk 13 – 14 November 2017

David Hufton was keen on a photo trip to Crawfords Lookout above the junction of the Colo River and Wollemi Creek in Wollemi National Park. He talked me into joining him. We headed up the Putty Road and turned off … Continue reading

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Vale – Graham Wootton

I was recently sad to hear about the passing of a fellow bushwalker – Graham Wootton. In some ways, Graham’s early days in bushwalking paralleled my own. He was a foundation member of my old bushwalking club – The Springwood … Continue reading

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Canoe Creek – Colo River – Photo Walk 23-24 October 2017

David Hufton invited me to join him on a walk to the Colo River via Canoe Creek. It had been a fair few years since my last visit to this area that I was pleased to be able to go … Continue reading

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Carne Creek Gorge and the Dry Canyon 6 – 8 October 2017

This was a very pleasant weekend spent with a group of friends camped at the head of the Dry Canyon in Wollemi National Park close to the Glow Worm Tunnel Road. Digi Dave and myself headed up a day early … Continue reading

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Vale Les Southwell

Les Southwell recently died in the mountains of Victoria doing something he loved. He was 88. He was reportedly a very fit and well equiped bushwalker and cross country skier. I knew Les as a wilderness photographer. His images of … Continue reading

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Wild Blue Mountains Calendar 2018

Ian Brown has produced a stunning calendar of photos taken in the Blue Mountains for his 2018 Wild Blue Mountains Calendar. Copies can be ordered through his website or from selected retails outlets in the Blue Mountains (such as Gleebooks … Continue reading

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Dr Darks Cave, Houris Kitchen and The Fortress – 26 August 2017

Wendy was keen on a daywalk on the weekend. I had been in the bush close to the Mt Hay Road two days before, which had been nice, and had suggested another walk in that area – this time near … Continue reading

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Lycon Plateau Walk – 24 August 2017

On a recent trip to Butterbox Point near Mt Hay, I had seen what I thought might be a good lookout on the far side of Rocky Points Ravine. It was a rocky outcrop that I thought may provide a … Continue reading

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Butterbox Point – Photo Walk – 10 – 11 July 2017

Pioneer bushwalker, Marie Byles, during Easter 1918, went on a bushwalk with her father Cyril Byles to the Mt Hay area of the Blue Mountains. This was long before there was a road out that way. Her father is credited … Continue reading

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Lockleys Pylon and Blue Gum Forest – Photographic Trip – 21-23 June 2017

This was a very pleasant photographic trip with David Hufton to two places where we wanted to photograph – Lockleys Pylon, overlooking the Grose Valley and ┬áthen Blue Gum Forest. We walked out to the Pylon, in the afternoon of … Continue reading

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