Magic happens when you least expect it

Esther BeatonDid You Know?, On the Beaton Track, Outback

I arrived at Cooper Creek, in South Australia’s Channel Country, in the middle of this year’s unusual rains. The scene I planned to photograph was grey and ordinary. But after spending an hour or two – and after I stopped whinging about the gloomy skies – the real beauty of the scene emerged. To get the story behind this photo, … Read More

Australian Geographic’s Night of Nights

Esther BeatonAnnouncements, In The Media

There were two sets of winners last night at Australian Geographic Society’s Awards Night 2010: the official and the unofficial. The official award winners were conservationists and adventures, young and old. You can read about them here. But then there were the unofficial winners – like the photographers and editorial staff in this midnight hour snapshot (L to R: Paul … Read More