Wild Birds and Owen Wilson Photography

This is a real passion of mine, it is not for everyone, it takes a lot of patience and time. Most people love birds with all their beauty and charm, but do they have the patience it takes to capture them in their native habitat? For instance, the Azure king fisher, it took me several …

Pictures of Cats and Dogs Taken by Owen Wilson

Cats and dogs are so different in their temperament and personalities. We had a wonderful and sometimes trying time photographing these wonderful creatures. Puppies and dogs were a great pleasure to photograph and so much fun. The most playful puppy we photographed was this little pug, she was such a joy. Always entertaining and energetic. …

Mackay and Sugar cane

The sugar cane industry is a very important part of Mackay agriculture. The 1,600 farms in Mackay area are mostly predominantly owned and operated by families. These families supply 4 mills. Sugar cane being harvested into trucks towed by tractors. The harvesting period is from late May to mid-November depending on the weather. Burning the …

Cresent Head Santa Surf 2018 Captured by Owen Wilson

On Christmas Eve I decided to photograph the 7th annual Cresent Head Santa Surf. I was overwhelmed by the number of participants. It was so spectacular with all the red and white in the water. From children to adults of all ages, even dogs were dressed in their red and white Christmas outfits. The parade …

Undara Lava Tubes – A Remarkable Photography by Owen Wilson

What an amazing place, I was privileged to go on a one on one guided tour. These lava tubes are only accessible by guided tours. Acclaimed as one of the longest lava tube systems in the world, opened to the public in 1990. Almost 200,00 years ago a massive eruption caused one of the rarest …

Grafton Jacarandas – An Eye Soothing Picture Presented by Owen Wilson Photography

  I usually try to capture the Jacaranda trees in Grafton every year. They are so spectacular, with their purple carpets of flowers beneath the trees making them even more so. Kent Street in Grafton is one of my favourite locations, if I time it just right the images I Capture are magnificent, just like …

Paronella Park, A Place You Can Find Only in Fairy Tales

  Created by Jose` Paronella. Paronella Park was built 1930-1935 when it was opened to the public. One man’s dream fulfilled, built on 5 hectares of lush tropical paradise beside Mena Creek. The park works using a Hydro powered original 1930’s system. The inspiration for this tropical paradise was this 45ft waterfall, which flows all …

My Experience in Melbourne

In May last year I had the chance to spend some time in Melbourne, a beautiful city to photograph. Night views were particularly colourful, with all the coloured lighting reflecting on the Yarra River. There were numerous photographic spots along the Yarra which incorporated the CBD buildings and lighting alike in some amazing reflections. The …

Five Kookaburras Are Watching Something Special

Wildlife is a passion of mine particularly birds. There are so many beautiful birds in this country of ours. Kookaburras are especially interesting with their inquisitive nature. They remind me of times I spent camping while on a photographic shoot, I’d often have a Bar be Que lunch and there they’d be watching and waiting …

Canberra Skyfire With Enlighten and the Balloon spectacular

Owen Wilson - Canberra Skyfire

Skyfire is an annual event in Canberra, it happens in March every year along with Enlighten and the Balloon spectacular. Held over Lake Burley Griffin and seen all through Commonwealth park. It’s the place to be if you are a photographer. With numerous vantage points to capture your perfect shot. Mount Ainslie, Red Hill and …

A Brief of The Koala

Owen Wilson Photography - This little Koala is enjoying his find of juicy Eucalyptus leaves

As one of our native animals these little fellows are to be treasured. Only eating Eucalyptus leaves, one Koala can eat about 1 kg per day, they drink very little water and sleep up to 18 hours per day. Koalas are marsupials, meaning they carry and develop their young in a pouch. They are also …