Road to Lawn Hill NP, Queensland


Roadside view out from Mt Isa

Image specs: Olympus E-3, f18, 1/640, ISO 200, 7 (14mm), Zuiko 7-14mm f4.0 Ultra-wide Zoom , white balance auto, aperture priority, vivid, manual focus, hand-held, raw.

Here are a few sample images from four days in outback Queensland shooting for Australian Geographic (June 30-July 3). This was one of the shorter assignments I have been given but I still took over 1000 images. Hiring a 4WD direct from Mt Isa airport I sped off early one morning along the Barkly Highway towards the Riversleigh fossil site, some 360 km away (see earlier blogs). The mesmerizing early morning cloud formations lit from a rising sun provided the first shots. After a couple of days on site with the University of New South Wales paleontologists I managed a half day shooting in Lawn Hill National Park near our camp at Adel’s Grove.

Lawn Hill National Park

Image specs: Olympus EP-2, f11, 1/15, ISO 400, 19 (38mm), Zuiko 14-42mm f3.5-5.6 Standard Wide Zoom (M.Zuiko) , white balance auto, aperture priority, vivid, manual focus, hand-held, raw.

© Warren Field 2010 / Australian Geographic

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