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Green Island from above near Cunjuring Point, Australia.
Bannisters Point from above near Mollymook, Australia.
Ourrie Pool from above near Werri Beach in Australia.
Water, or the lack thereof, is western New South Wales' most pressing issue. In Menindee, droughts and mismanagement have pushed the ecological system of its lakes towards total collapse. These dead black-box eucalyptus trees rising out of the water at Lake Pamamaroo are now a distant memory of better times.
The star lit sky of Mungo National Park in the far west of New South Whales, Australia.
Gold Coast's skyline at Currumbin Point, Australia.
A surfer leaves the water at Zenith Beach, Australia.
Traffic leaving trails at the Sea Cliff Bridge in Australia.
Mahon pool from above near Maroubra, Australia.
The sun is about to rise at Mahon Pool, near Maroubra in Australia.
The sun rises over Mahon Pool near Maroubra, Australia.
Hasitha and Gowri married on the 30th of August 2020 in their family's home in Sydney due to the pandemic.
A lady visits one of the temples in Khajuraho, India. The temples are famous for their nagara-style architectural symbolism and their erotic sculptures.
A Hindu priest's greeting alongside the Ganges River in Varanasi, India
Ankit and Olena exchange "mala", or flowers on a string to profess acceptance and union at their wedding in Kolkata, India.
The sun rises over Skenes Creek Beach in Australia.
A surfer rides a wave at Bells Beach in Australia.
The distinctive shapes of the Opera House in Australia.
A long exposure reveals a large spectrum of colours illuminating the Sydney skyline from Kirribili, Australia.
A high dynamic range from the upper entrance of the Opera House during the Vivid light festival in Sydney, Australia.
A ferry passes undertneath the Harbour Bridge in Sydney, Australia.
A temporary light pergola lights up part of a walkway during Vivid in Sydney, Australia.
The Great Wall of China near Mutianyu, China.
黄全德 on a bamboo boat in Yangshuo, China
黄全德, or “White Beard”, poses for the camera in Yangshuo, China
A farmer walks amongst the rice terraces in Pǔgāo Lǎozhai, China.
According to locals, when clouds develop over the rice terraces in Pǔgāo Lǎozhai in China, it looks like “a stage for the ladder leading to the heaven”.
A Hani farmer walks over the land when clouds are approaching fast in Pugao, china.
The lack of wind turns rice terraces in Pugao, China, into immaculate mirros.
The view over Pǔgāo Lǎozhai in China. A farmer can be seen leveling his rice terrace in the bottom right.
A Hani lady poses for the camera in the small village of Pugao in China.
A Hani lady photographed in front of her house in Pugao, China.
A Catholic church in Dali, China.
A seagul gazes into my lens at the Serpentine in London, England.
A bus passes the Tower Bridge in London, England.
A double decker stopped just long enough to keep its shape in this long exposure of the Tower Bridge in London, England.
A swan passes by on the river Thames over a timespan of 3 seconds.
A long exposure of the 55m "Big Wheel" located on the Place de la Concordein in Paris in France. It had been spinning since 1993. However, it closed down in 2018.
The Arc de Triomphe in Paris, France.
The Arc de Triomphe taken from the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France.
The Eiffel Tower from below at night in Paris, France.
A Poe Karen lady in front of her house in Mae Ho, Thailand.
People with umbrella's taken from a walking bridge above in Xitou, Taiwan.
About 13,000 temples once coloured the plains of Bagan, Myanmar, in a small space of only 42 sq km. Most built between the 11th and 12th centuries, the golden age abruptly ended when Anawratha's kingdom was invaded by the Mongols in 1287. Around 2200 still remain today, which still provide for a great challenge to find the perfect photo spot.
A young Burmese monk at the Shwedagon in Yangon, Myanmar.
Most of the tall (residential) buildings in South East Asia still appear to have virtually no restrictions on entering their rooftops. The view of my temporary residence near the Rach Bến Nghé river expresses how densely certain patches of urban jungle in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, are built.
Bau Trang is located alongside these dunes in Mui Ne, Vietnam. Bau Trang means "White Lake".
"Orang" and "hutan" are Malay words for "person" and "forest". The orangutans are the only great apes of Asia and live in parts of Borneo and Sumatra, but shot here in the Singapore Zoo.
On the way to Osmeña Peak in Moalboal, Philippines.
A rock stands out alongside the beach in Boracay. Philippines.
Jamie modelling at the beach in Boracay, Philippines.
A pambot drifts in front of the setting sun in El Nido, the Philippines.
Rice terraces in Maligcong, located in the mountains of the largest island called Luzon in the Philippines.
Rice terraces in Batad at sunset, the Philippines.
Tien and Tussy on their pre-wedding photoshoot in Australia.
The "supermoon" rises over Coogee beach in Australia. On this date, the 15th of November, the moon was the closest to the earth since January 26, 1948.
Over one weekend, the 'Sydney Open' unlocks the doors of some of the city’s key buildings and spaces. This photo was taken from one of the new International Towers in Barangaroo, Sydney, Australia.
While panning and tilting the camera at the end of a long exposure, light from the harbour bridge can be made to flow over the Opera House in Sydney, Australia.
Some smoke was still in the air from the back burning in the Blue Mountains, giving the skyline of Sydney, Australia, a distinctive flare.
A Burmese monk poses for the camera near my hotel in Nyaung Shwe, Myanmar
A Burmese lady poses for the camera in Nyaung Shwe, Myanmar.
Inle Lake is the second largest lake in Myanmar and together with Bagan probably amongst the top must see places in Myanmar. The fishermen on this lake typically stand on the stern with their legs wrapped around the oar to see clearer through the dense reeds and floating plants. Main fish caught is the nga hpein which is a local carp only found on this lake. The lake is under threat by deforestation, overuse of pesticides and climate change.
Slowly evaporating morning mist reveals Puttu Pauk in Myanmar, country of the Taung Thu people.
When we arrived in this village of the Pach people in Myanmar, we were immediately invited to have tea with them. The longer we sat there the more villagers heard about the news of the white people in town. Lots of smiles and kids like these around, wondering who the heck is disturbing them during their meal.
The father of our tourguide in Pyin Thar, Myanmar.
A portrait of a Danu man in Hin Ka Khone, Myanmar
Inside the Shan state, the Danu people traditionally wear a "Gaung Baung", which used to be a display of rank. However, nowadays they just wear a towel for regular days.
A monk passes the U bein bridge in Mandalay, Myanmar.
The sun rises behind Mount Agung in the north of Bali, Indonesia.
A rainbow, or "Kuranya" in an Aboriginal language, arches over the iconic Bondi Beach.
The sun rises behind Mount Machhapuchhare in Tadapani, Nepal.
Descending from Annapurna Base Camp towards Mount Machhapuchhare in Nepal.
The Opera House lights up during Vivd Sydney 2013.
Water falls down the rocks at Kuang Si near Luang Prabang, Laos.
Climbing a random hill in Vang Vieng, Laos, could be a risky endeavour. The more it was also a reward when I was greeted by this view at the top.
Rice terraces in Dong Van in the north of Vietnam.
A small boat passes by the many karsts mountains in Halong Bay, Vietnam.
Visiting Hội An in Vietnam, various elderly locals are doing their best to take tourists for a short ride over the Thu Bồn river. Our captain didn't speak a word English, but had a huge smile on his face with thumbs up every time we looked at him. Only one teeth left, his smile was contagious and he gracefully paddled us over the water until we were ready to head back.
My mum and ex-partner in the far distance in Gimmelwald, Switzerland.
An overnight hike on a stormy day in Te Anau, in the south of New Zealand.
Uluru, located in the near centre of Australia.
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