Australasian Nature Photography: ANZANG Ninth Collection by South Australian Museum

By South Australian Museum

Showcases the easiest pictures of animals, vegetation and landscapes taken in Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and New Guinea.

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ANZANG Nature Photographer of the 12 months – 2012Overall Winner

ANZANG Nature Photographer of the 12 months – 2012Portfolio Prize

Animal Behaviour

Animal Portrait

Botanical Subject

Underwater Subject

desert Landscape

Threatened Species

Black and White


Our Impact



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Indd 54 16/07/12 12:24 PM THREATENED SPECIES Swift Parrot (Lathamus discolor) feeding David Stowe, New South Wales Swift Parrots are stunning birds to say the least, but to see so many of these endangered birds at one time was amazing. Being able to get so close to capture this image was even more so. 3, ISO 640; fill flash; tripod Status: The Swift Parrot is listed as Endangered. indd 55 16/07/12 12:24 PM THREATENED SPECIES Close look Jack Shick, Lord Howe Island During the winter months around Lord Howe Island, we are sometimes blessed with the presence of an albatross (Family: Diomedeidae).

As storm clouds gathered on the horizon, the light perfectly illuminated the huge lushly vegetated cliffs, and I could see into the magnificent fringing coral reef. The scene left me breathless. A place of tropical perfection, with the forests preserved and the reefs unravaged. indd 45 16/07/12 12:23 PM WILDERNESS LANDSCAPE Estuary curves Colin Roberts, Western Australia Returning to Bullo River Station just before last light, I was captivated by the curvaceous nature of this tidal estuary just before it enters the mighty Victoria River (in the background).

Indd 40 16/07/12 12:22 PM UNDERWATER SUBJECT No place like home – Pink Anemonefish (Amphiprion perideraion) Wayne Osborn, Western Australia A Pink Anemonefish nestles in the protection of its host anemone’s tentacles. Perched on the tentacles are two cleaner shrimp, also dependants of this host. The anemone has partly closed in response to the strong current pulsing along the reef. indd 41 16/07/12 12:22 PM WILDERNESS LANDSCAPE The landscape or seascape must have minimal evidence of human interference.

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