Sunset Lightning – Bolt of the year so far

Red and pink skies of sunset at Redbank near Ipswich Queensland Australia as a massive lightning bolt strikes down from a storm cell. Simply stunning landscape, storm and weather photography from Murray Fox

Storm season is really kicking in here in Queensland Australia. The last week has brought wide spread storms to the region, some becoming very nasty super cells with tornados of all things. It’s the first time in my memory I’ve […]

Welcome Rain & Storms 6th October 2018

3 Lightning bolts crash to the ground out of a storm cell approaching Rosewood Queensland Australia captured by Australian Landscape, Weather and Storm photographer Murray Fox

With weather finally closing in on the South East of Queensland Australia I had a chance to get out and see what storm activity I could capture. It was very messy from the start. Some systems were pushing in off […]

Little Brown House – Amazing Light After Storms

An absolutely stunning rural landscape photograph captured as the sun sets, lighting up the wheat fields around this beautiful old farming shack near Gatton in the Lockyear Valley, Queensland, Australia. Pure Australian Landscape at its best by Murray Fox Photography.

I had no luck chasing storms this weekend. They all developed further north of my location, too far away for me to get to in time as they formed quickly and moved quickly. However, one thing I’ve learnt over the […]

Currumbin Sunrise

An absolute banging stunning sunrise dawn at Currumbin on the Gold Coast Queensland Australia by Landscape, Storm and Weather photographer Murray Fox

Days watching the radar showed that a patch of high cloud coming in from the west could just make the coast in time for sunrise. It’s been a long time since I headed to the sea for photography and I […]

How to Fake an Ultra Wide Angle Photograph

Astro didn’t work out for me this week, so I decided to practice a technique I’ve only used a couple of times. By stitching a series of photographs taken with a normal field of view lens, it’s possible to get […]

Midnight Express

An amazing milky way core over the train tracks near Rosewood, Ipswich, Queensland, Australia

With only a month or so left this astro season to get the Milkyway core, timing is becoming everything. This year the moon is really playing havoc. Ideally I want a thin sliver of moon, behind me when I’m looking […]

Overgrown – Forgotten Things

Astro season is well and truly progressing. Most photographs now are going to be with the milkyway core lower to the west and horizontal across the sky. It’s still very early in the morning to get these photos, peak time […]

Bird Portraits with Micro Four Thirds & Adapted Lens

A stunning portrait of an Australian Pelican in the early morning sun, captured near Ipswich Queensland Australia by Landscape, Storm, and Weather photographer Murray Fox, branching out into wildlife photography and explaining how to use adapted Canon FD lenses on Micro Four Thirds Olympus OMD Em5.2 Cameras.

My favourite photographic competition is open again, the Ipswich Enviroplan. Run by my local council, this competition always gets a huge amount of amazing entries across the categories and I like to try and get a few entries in at […]

Train Core

The stunning core of the milky way rises over this magnificent old steam train near Rosewood not far from Ipswich, Queensland, Australia by Landscape, Weather and Storm photographer Murray Fox

With another winters blast coming through in the last few days, moon set around sunset, and no light from the moon regardless, right now is the absolutely perfect time for astro photography this week. As mentioned in my earlier blog […]