Adult Rock Wallaby on the Dam Wall

Ross River Dam (Townsville's Fresh Water Supply) has many Rock Wallabies along its rock wall.

Ross River Dam (Townsville's Fresh Water Supply) has many Rock Wallabies along its rock wall.
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Behind The Lens

This photograph was taken mid morning in March 2020, on the Ross Dam Wall (Townsville's Main Drinking Water Supply)
Taken about 10:30 am - 11:00 am before the heat of the day set in.
Shooting in Townsville, is always challenging, as most of the time the Sun is FULL and there is not a cloud in the sky, so over exposure can be a real issue up here. (We get about 320 days of Sun Shine a year.)
Taken with my Mobile Phone in Pro Mode with a Tripod, Huawei Mate 20 Pro (40MP Sensor) 3648 x 2736 pixels, f/2.4, 1/686 sec. Exposure, ISO 50. Took about 5 shots in a row, this was the best of them.
I already knew that it was the middle of the Rock Wallaby breading season, and knew there would be more than a handful to choose from. Walked the dam wall, and took about 50 - 70 pictures up the top. Love the Townsville area, and as an amateur photographer I am a little bit spoilt up here for places to shoot!
Only post was Cropping, don't on the PC before Posting.
In my camera bag
Fujifilm 8400W (44x) lens and Manfrotto Tripod, (small Jobby Tripod) extra 4 x AA Batteries, Huawei Mate 20 Pro, Selfie Stick, and Attachment for Tripod. Note Pad and Pencil (Taking notes as I go) Also because of the humidity, a good lens cleaning cloth. Also a small Spirit Level. And very old light meter.
Best TIP, SHOOT Many Photos, Planning is everything, and TAKE YOUR TIME! A good photo session for me is 100 - 300 photos, with the aim of keeping 1/3 rd. Remember it is hard to work with young children and animals..... Best of Luck with your own photography adventure, yeah remember it is a continuous learning experience. Scott Bailey

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