Pentaxaustralia Photos & Videos

23 hours ago

Happy World Frog Day! Well you can never have enough frogs, and I’ve seen my share these past 6 months. This is a throwback to some of the different species I’ve encountered. In the spirit of the day, please continue to be careful about pesticides you use around the home and be careful to not let them wash into waterways. Remember, one of the best assessments for how healthy a habitat is for sustaining human life and in general, is the presence of a healthy frog population. Something that is sorely lacking amidst some of the bigger cities due to pollution and the encroachment of Cane Toads. Please keep these cute little critters on your mind! β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” #pentax #pentaxk1 #pentaxaustralia #instagood #nature #nofilter #natgeo #ausgeo #frogs #amphibians #worldfrogday #worldfrogday2019 #earthpix #litoria #greentreefrog #whitelippedtreefrog #cyclorana at Cairns, Queensland, Australia

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2 days ago

A Spectacled Monarch eyeing off the next potential meal! These birds were all the way up the mountain on the way up to Copperlode Dam, and they’re quite easy to find, as they’re very noisy! β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” #pentax #pentaxk1 #pentaxaustralia #instagood #nature #nofilter #natgeo #ausgeo #birdlovers #birdfreaks #birdextreme #planetbirds #nuts_about_birds #eye_spy_birds #bb_of_ig #birdphotography #earthpix #bestbirdshots @birds_adored at Crystal Cascades

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3 days ago

And the male Olive-backed Sunbird looked on in admiration... or was it jealousy that he wasn’t devouring a nice fat spider? β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” #pentax #pentaxk1 #pentaxaustralia #instagood #nature #nofilter #natgeo #ausgeo #birdlovers #birdfreaks #birdextreme #planetbirds #nuts_about_birds #eye_spy_birds #bb_of_ig #birdphotography #earthpix #bestbirdshots @birds_adored at Copperlode Dam

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3 days ago

I’ve posted a few photos of Pale Yellow Robins in the past, but this little individual was very hospitable, and let me get quite close! To be fair, I think he had his eyes on lunch instead of me, as he was fluttering about, sallying insects out of the air. A common but welcome sight in the Far North. β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” #pentax #pentaxk1 #pentaxaustralia #instagood #nature #nofilter #natgeo #ausgeo #birdlovers #bb_of_ig #birdphotography #earthpix #bestbirdshots @birds_adored at Crystal Cascades

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4 days ago

This crab had excellent eyesight! I’m glad I took a picture when I did, because when I got slightly closer, it slipped back down into its burrow. Would love to know what species it is! @csirogram @australianmuseum β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” #pentax #pentaxk1 #pentaxaustralia #instagood #nature #nofilter #natgeo #ausgeo #crab #sandcrab #beach #crustacean #awesome_earthpix at Cairns, Queensland, Australia

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6 days ago

Photographs play an important role in everyone's life. They connect us to our past, our family, friends, feelings, and stories. They help us know who we are. @pentaxaustralia knows what you need whether it's ease-of-use for amateurs or all the flexible features professionals demand. For the full picture, focus in on TVSN from 7:30pm. #tvsn #pentax #PentaxAustralia #photo #camera #potd

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7 days ago

More from Wednesday surfest in Newcastle . The heats for some of the events on the week end at Merewether Beach. This shot with the Pentax Kp and a 150-450mm hand held. Stunning all weather compact body #ricohpentauk #pentax #crkennedyaustralia #water #pentaxricoh #pentaxaustralia #pentaxian #pentaxkp #ricohimage #ricoh #ricohimaging #telephoto #huntervalley #surf #surfest #surfing #competition #surfergirl #worldchampionship #merewethersurfhouse #merewetherbeach #watersports #worldchampions #waves #beutiful #patterns #seascape #sea #ocean at Merewether Surfhouse

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8 days ago

So surfest in Newcastle in full flight. The heats for some of the events on the week end at Merewether Beach. This shot with the little Pentax Kp and a 150-450mm hand held. #ricohpentauk #pentax #crkennedyaustralia #water #pentaxricoh #pentaxaustralia #pentaxian #pentaxkp #ricohimage #ricoh #ricohimaging #telephoto #huntervalley #surf #surfest #surfing #competition #surfergirl #worldchampionship #merewethersurfhouse #merewetherbeach #watersports #worldchampions #waves at Merewether Beach

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9 days ago

Beautiful Little Black Cormorants. Quite distinctive being almost all black, and with their bright jade-green eyes! Cormorants are specialised at hunting fish underwater, using those large webbed feet to propel themselves along. Their plumage is somewhat permeable, reducing buoyancy, which makes diving easier and more efficient, however it means they have to sit and dry out their wings afterwards. Not a problem, because with luck they are digesting a fish anyway! Thanks to the CSIRO (@csirogram) Australian Bird Guide for the info. β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” #pentax #pentaxk1 #pentaxaustralia #instagood #nature #nofilter #natgeo #ausgeo #birdlovers #bb_of_ig #birdphotography #earthpix #bestbirdshots @birds_adored at Lake Tinaroo

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9 days ago

Yesterday I went back out onto Lake Tinaroo and when I approached the shore, and was taking a swig of water out of my large waterbottle, all of a sudden there was a whirring around my head and I noticed this sub-adult Leaden Flycatcher swooping for insects over the water before landing on a nearby perch. Trying to stealthily put the water down and grab my camera was quite a feat! Thanks to Martin Cachard of @solar_whisper for the ID. I originally thought it was a Satin Flycatcher, because it’s a little hard to see the colour of the new feathers coming in. Apparently a male Satin of the same age would already have shiny black tail feathers! Now I know what to keep my eyes peeled for next! β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” #pentax #pentaxk1 #pentaxaustralia #instagood #nature #nofilter #natgeo #ausgeo #birdlovers #bb_of_ig #birdphotography #earthpix #bestbirdshots @birds_adored at Lake Tinaroo

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10 days ago

This is a Great Knot - a large type of sandpiper. Great Knots can be found around the entire shoreline of Australia , but they are highly specialised. They are restricted to large tidal-flat systems where they feed on bivalves, obtained by probing deeply with their bill, and swallowed whole. The adults depart Australia in late March to April and migrate to breeding areas in mountain tundra of Anadyr with a single staging stop on the tidal flats of the Yellow Sea, returning to Aus in August-September. Thanks to Martin Cachard of @solar_whisper for the ID and the CSIRO @csirogram Australian Bird Guide for the information. β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” #pentax #pentaxk1 #pentaxaustralia #instagood #nature #nofilter #natgeo #ausgeo #birdlovers #bb_of_ig #birdphotography #earthpix #bestbirdshots @birds_adored at Cairns, Queensland, Australia

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10 days ago

The Eastern Curlew. This is the world’s largest shorebird, and is classified as critically endangered in Australia. This can seem a little strange, as they are quite easy to spot, however in a few years, we may not see any at all, as their numbers are declining rapidly. Thanks to Martin Cachard of @solar_whisper for the ID confirmation. β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” #pentax #pentaxk1 #pentaxaustralia #instagood #nature #nofilter #natgeo #ausgeo #birdlovers #bb_of_ig #birdphotography #earthpix #bestbirdshots @birds_adored at Cairns, Queensland, Australia

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11 days ago

Balanced Rock, Canis Major and Orion, Arches National Park, Utah at Arches National Park

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11 days ago

- obscured by clouds - First light on the summit of mount Kenya at 5200m, where there's snow and glaciers even though we'd walked across the equator only 2 days before. . . . . . . #earthshotz #earthduluxe #pentaxaustralia #pentax #allnatureshots #alwayswithyou #earthvisuals #goldenhour #sigma #sigma70300 #sigmamoments #wildvisuals #kenya #mountkenya #voyaged #hoyafilterusa #mountain #mountainshotz #mountaineering #weroamabroad #passporttoearth #firstlight #obscuredbyclouds at Mount Kenya National Park

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