• Singing Honeyeater

    Singing Honeyeater.   Photographer: Sandy Castle

  • Black-fronted Dotterel

    Black-fronted Dotterel.   Photographer: Barbara Oehring

  • Eastern Rosella

    Eastern Rosella.   Photographer: Con Boekel

  • Australasian Gannet

    Australasian Gannet.   Photographer: Emmy Silvius

  • Banded Stilt

    Banded Stilt.   Photographer: Stephen Garth

BirdLife Photography, as a National Special Interest Group, conducts most of its activities via this website.  It occasionally runs special events, such as the Digital Photography in the Bush long weekends, and the 2012 Gluepot campout which helped to set up the South Australian Photography Group.

If you are interested in participating in bird photography activities with other like-minded people, the following information on Photography Groups associated with BirdLife Australia branches may be useful.

 

Melbourne Photography Group

The Melbourne Photography Group conducts monthly photography outings or study nights each month except December.  Outings are usually on the third Saturday of the month at a site within an easy drive of Melbourne, and study nights are usually on the third Thursday.  If there is no national BirdLife Photography event, there is a long weekend outing once a year, to somewhere outside the group's normal range.

Co-ordinators: Peter Bennet This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
John Van Doorn

Website: birdlifemelbourne.org.au/photography-group/

South Australian Photography Group

The South Australian Photography Group publishes a bi-monthly newsletter and currently does not have any formal activities.

Co-ordinator: Peter Gower This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Southern Queensland Photography Group

Membership

The BirdLife SQ Photography Branch has retained a steady membership since its inception in June 2011, and now (July 2014) has 48 members.

Newsletters

Since the passing of Tom Oliver in May 2013 newsletters have been co-edited by Diane Oliver and Richard Slaughter, and are sent to members on a quarterly basis.

Content of these newsletters is usually a mix of editorial comment and/or reports on recent bird photography activities or conferences. In addition members have been very active in submitting articles with information about their local favourite birding spots and they have shared their bird images with technical shooting data.

Some topics featured in recent newsletters are listed below:-

  • aspects of members bird walks around the world
  • a detailed report on the BirdLife Australia Special Interest Group Photography event in Ingham in October 2013
  • information on how and why to set up a personal bird photography website
  • a series of hands-on tutorials by David Jenkins which introduced the uses of layers for bird photography images.

The newsletters aim to present technical items while also broadening out to wider topics that cover the art, craft, purposes and presentation of bird photography.

For further membership  details please contact Diane Oliver This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Townsville Photography Group

Co-ordinator: Ian Boyd This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Website: www.birdlifetownsville.org.au/Photos.html

 

Recent Picks

Flame Robin (Image ID 27410)
Flame Robin
Chris Dubar
Viewed: 12
Musk Duck (Image ID 27380)
Musk Duck
William Betts
Viewed: 23
Speckled Warbler (Image ID 27372)
Speckled Warbler
Glenn Pure
Viewed: 27
Hooded Robin (Image ID 27323)
Hooded Robin
Bryon Samuels
Viewed: 27
Australian Reed-Warbler (Image ID 27307)
Australian Reed-Warbler
William Betts
Viewed: 35
Major Mitchell's Cockatoo (Image ID 27288)
Major Mitchell's Cockatoo
Bryon Samuels
Viewed: 30
Grey Petrel (Image ID 27285)
Grey Petrel
Jennifer Spry
Viewed: 26
Tree Martin (Image ID 27280)
Tree Martin
Bryon Samuels
Viewed: 23
Crimson Finch (Image ID 27259)
Crimson Finch
Brian O'Leary
Viewed: 28
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo (Image ID 27263)
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo
Glenn Pure
Viewed: 28

CONTACT US

The easiest way to contact us is by emailing us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Our People page, in the About Us section, contains email links to each of the committee members.