Australasian Nature Photography: ANZANG Ninth Collection by South Australian Museum

By South Australian Museum

Showcases the simplest photos of animals, crops and landscapes taken in Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and New Guinea.

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Introduction

ANZANG Nature Photographer of the 12 months – 2012Overall Winner

ANZANG Nature Photographer of the yr – 2012Portfolio Prize

Animal Behaviour

Animal Portrait

Botanical Subject

Underwater Subject

desert Landscape

Threatened Species

Black and White

Interpretive

Our Impact

Junior

Acknowledgements

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Australasian Nature Photography: ANZANG Ninth Collection

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Table of contents
Cover

Contents

Sponsors

Introduction

ANZANG Nature Photographer of the 12 months – 2012Overall Winner

ANZANG Nature Photographer of the yr – 2012Portfolio Prize

Animal Behaviour

Animal Portrait

Botanical Subject

Underwater Subject

wasteland Landscape

Threatened Species

Black and White

Interpretive

Our Impact

Junior

Acknowledgements

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8 SP Di macro lens, 1/250, f16, ISO 160; two Nikon slave flashes; handheld Status: The Northern Quoll is listed as Endangered. indd 53 17/07/12 10:39 AM THREATENED SPECIES – RUNNER-UP Edge of extinction Jan Wegener, Victoria With less than 30 birds left in the wild, there seems to be little hope for the stunning Orange-bellied Parrot (Neophema chrysogaster). I flew to Tasmania to photograph these birds on their breeding grounds. It was an amazing experience to have photographed such a rare bird posed on an elegant perch.

It was a hot ascent through thick jungle to this point. As storm clouds gathered on the horizon, the light perfectly illuminated the huge lushly vegetated cliffs, and I could see into the magnificent fringing coral reef. The scene left me breathless. A place of tropical perfection, with the forests preserved and the reefs unravaged. indd 45 16/07/12 12:23 PM WILDERNESS LANDSCAPE Estuary curves Colin Roberts, Western Australia Returning to Bullo River Station just before last light, I was captivated by the curvaceous nature of this tidal estuary just before it enters the mighty Victoria River (in the background).

Then they were off! 6, ISO 160; tripod ANIMAL PORTRAIT Hunter and hunted St. John Pound, Tasmania This Echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus) was foraging for ants and, because I was still and quiet, it slowly came nearer and wandered around me happily. This was one of the last photos I took on the day – by this time I was lying down among some very unhappy ants! indd 25 16/07/12 12:16 PM B O TA N I C A L S U B J E C T This may be a portrait or a habitat shot. ) after fire Andrew C Wallace, Tasmania The regeneration of these large grass trees en masse after fire is a spectacular sight.

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