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, watch this video I recorded on the spot.