Freelance Journalist Work for February 2012

freelance journalist/press

This is a list of articles, photography and other media work I’ve done as a freelance photographer/journalist during February 2012. I intend to continue writing freelance articles and do more radio interviews in the future. They will be linked to on a regular basis.

Online Reviews & Analysis

Technology Spectator on February 6th 2012. Quickflix welcomes HBO as strategic investor – America’s largest premium TV company HBO has offered a $10 million investment for a 15.7 per cent stake in Australian IPTV and DVD rental by post company Quickflix.

Technology Spectator on February 13th 2012. Canberra yet to ratify ACTA as anti-piracy law comes under fire. Although Trade Minister Craig Emerson signed ACTA on October 1st 2011, it has not been ratified by Australia yet.

Technology Spectator on February 17th 2012. Online retail’s import crossroad. Australian retailers and distributors of consumer electronics products are facing a new challenge as a growing number of consumers take advantage of the high Australian dollar to purchase gadgets from grey importers. Syndicated to Business Spectator.

Be Ready (Traders Hotels) on 23rd February 2012. How to: Avoid Credit Card Fraud When Travelling – Unfortunately credit card fraud is always an issue when travelling. Keep these issues in mind and you’ll lower the chance of your card getting used by thieves.

My Response to Paul Fletcher Liberal MP for Bradfield’s Anti-NBN keynote at the Kickstart forum – Building Public Infrastructure For The Future.

Photojournalism

My favourite photos for February are:

Highlights from the Australian Open of Surfing (slideshow below)

This photo of a glowing flower viewed underneath at sunset was taken near the Leichhardt WWI memorial.
Pink Glowing Flower viewed underneath at sunset

Practicing taking photos of eyes, it’s quite tricky especially if you’re trying to take photos of your own iris. Taking a picture of a resting pigeon’s eye was much easier.
Iris of my eye close up with radial blur

Resting Pigeon Eye (Macro)

I took quite a few good photos of Sea Turtles and Surfers during my week long holiday to Lennox Head, located on the North Coast of New South Wales.

Rescued Sea Turtles (photo set)

Lennox Head Surfers – 7 Mile Beach (taken from in the surf)

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