Category Archives: Africa

Prison Safari


Prison Safari is a combination of elements from two different photography trips, one to Port Arthur and another to the Serengeti of Africa.

Creating the HDR images

I created a panoramic HDR image of the Port Arthur Penitentiary by taking multiple bracketed images in portrait mode. I use portrait mode when taking panoramic photos to try to escape any geographic distortion. I then created the individual HDR images in Photomatix. In total the original image was made up of 5 HDR frames stitched together. The stitching was done in photoshop cs5.

Niche Challenge – Ad Revenue Update


So far things with my Niche site are working out quite well. Unfortunately though time has been a killer and I have not had nearly enough time to spend on developing the content. I may have to look deeper into outsourcing some of this, obviously not the video tutorials. I have managed to generate a good amount of traffic (more details on that method in another post), and below are screen grabs from my adsense account (7 day report) that is running ads on my niche site www.timelapsehq.com. As you can see the revenue is not all that great but […]

Africa Freak


Awesome news! I have just been accepted as a contributor to the Safari blog, Africa Freak (African Safari and Wildlife Specialists). Now granted I’m not a specialist in that field, but my passion was intensified for Africa after a 3 week whirlwind trip in June 2009. In 3 weeks I experienced 2 very different safaris, Serengeti/Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara and a 55km 3 day hike through the crater highlands in northern Tanzania, so with that I am hoping to share my experiences and provide tips on things I learnt on the way. I have captured an incredible amount of footage […]