Author Archives: Martin Drury

About Martin Drury

Martin Drury is a traveller, photographer, carer, hiker, cyclist, sailor, adventurer and cartographer based in Canberra, Australia. He has travelled to Papua New Guinea, SE Asia, the South Pacific including Samoa and diving in the Soloman Islands, trekked in Nepal, and sailed the Coral Sea. He also had the enviable role of being the cartographer for the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (1989-1995).

Little Bay

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Little Bay

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Abstract Photography

Recently I have turned my attention to producing abstract photographs out of my images to add an extra dimension to my photographic work. Here are some recent examples:  

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Canberra Uberman 

Canberra Uberman was a pseudonym I used while I was an Uber Driver, I used to take lots of photos around Canberra between rides. Edit

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The Johanna TG326 #TheClippertonProject

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Originally posted on Geokult Travel:
The Johanna with sails up (Photo: Ingi Sorensøn https://youpic.com/photographer/Ingis/) This post is a dedication to the lovely Johanna TG326, our main mode of transport when we were in the Faroe Islands on a residency with…

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Kirkjubøur

Yesterday we visited the village of Kirkjubøur

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Torshavn

From the last few days hanging out in Torshavn

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Flower Mystery Revealed.

Can anyone please identify this flower? Continue reading

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Flowering Basil

I recently photographed this beautiful flowering Basil in my back yard.

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A Flower in My Garden

Any idea what flower this is? This flower was photographed late this afternoon in my front garden, if budding botanist can identify it, common name is sufficient, please leave a comment.

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Swanning around Lake Ginninderra

This photo was taken on the shores or our local lake this afternoon. The reflections are just astounding.

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Those were the days

This photograph of was actually taken from my cell phone.  It highlights some of the great effects available just on your phone.

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Reflections of Beauty II

This image was captured today on a visit to Uriara Crossing, on the Murrumbidgee River.

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Reflections of Beauty

This morning I found the glint of light reflecting on  beads of water on my freshly painted deck just beautiful.

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Meeting with Bill Gammage

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On Monday, Martin Drury and I were very privileged to spend some time with acclaimed researcher and writer Bill Gammage. Bill Gammage © Tracey Benson We had a great time discussing his book…

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Cartography

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Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

What I want for Christmas The Olympus OM-D E-M5 II is a pretty awesome little mirrorless camera with up to 40 megapixel in multi-exposure mode. See the review on Digital Photography Review http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/olympus-om-d-e-m5-ii  

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Walls of Jerusalem, Tasmania – A Photo Essay

Here are some photos of a bushwalk I did at the Walls of Jerusalem in 2008

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Sawtell Sunset – A Photo Essay

Here are a few pictures taken from Boambee Creek Reserve, Sawtell as the sun set over the hills.

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Pokhara, Nepal – A Photo Essay

Further to my posts on Katmandu and Ama Dablam here are some more memories of Nepal from my visit in 2008 prior to the devastating earthquake. These photos are around Pokhara, South of the Annapurna Region.

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Ama Dablam Trek, Nepal – A Photo Essay

Further to my post on Katmandu here are some more memories of Nepal from my trek in 2008 prior to the devastating earthquake. Originally posted on Geokult Travel April 28, 2014 by Martin Drury A totally awe-inspiring trek in the … Continue reading

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Katmandu, Nepal – A Photo Essay

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The recent earthquake in Nepal has bought back memories of an unforgettable trip I did the Nepal in late 2008, I hope most, if not all, of these places are still standing.

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Our Garden

Here are a few shots of our garden

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Notre Dame, Paris – A Photo Essay

Originally posted on Geokult Travel: These pictures were taken during a stroll around Notre Dame in September 2013.

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Flowers around Alam Jiwa, Ubud, Bali – A Photo Essay

Originally posted on Geokult Travel: We had an overnight stay in Ubud, Bali where I had the opportunity to take these flower shots, enjoy. Other posts about Bali: 365 Places: Alam Jiwa The Soul of Nature: Alam Jiwa Candi Dasa – … Continue reading

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Tasman National Park, A Photo Essay

Originally posted on Geokult Travel: These photos are from a visit to the Tasman National Park, Tasmania, on a very hot day back in late January 2008. See other posts on Tasmania: Cradle Mountain, Tasmania – A Photo Essay

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Dubrovnik, Croatia – A Photo Essay

Originally posted on Geokult Travel: We visited Dubrovnik as part of a ‘Sailing’ Croatia cruise from Split to Dobrovnik and return in October 2013. Although the cruise was promoted as a sailing cruise, the sails were not raised once over … Continue reading

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As the Fog Lifts on Canberra – A Photo Essay

Originally posted on Geokult Travel These pictures were taken on a beautiful autumn morning in Canberra around Lake Burley Griffin and Black Mountain just as the early fog was lifting on the city.

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Our Sawty Sortie – A Photo Essay

My wife Tracey and I have identified Sawtell New South Wales (affectionately known by the locals as Sawty), as a potential site for us to spend some time in future years . Here is a selection of shots of this … Continue reading

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Korora Sunrise, The Second Coming – A Photo Essay

Another beautiful sunrise this morning at Korora Beach, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales. See our other posts about Korora at Geokult Travel: 365 Places: Sunrise over the Pacific Sunrise at Korora – A Photo Essay 365 Places: Korora Beach

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