Stock Photo Gallery, Stock Photography Lightboxes

This is a full list of Themed Stock Photography Lightboxes from our freelance photographers. Click the thumbnails to view the full photo sets.

Australian Wildlife

Australia has a unique and diverse range of wildlife and native fauna. The Koala, Kookaburra, Echidna, Kangaroo and a variety of distinct or rare birds, marsupials and reptiles each capture the beauty and uniqueness of Australia's Wildlife species. Photographs of Australia's Wildlife and native wonders are a way in which we can connect to the very spirit of Australia and what it has to offer within the greater world of Nature.

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Dogon Country, Mali

Visiting the Dogon country in Mali is taking a step back in time as is shown when visiting the "foxman", who solves people's problems using sticks and stones in an earthen square. Occurring at the end of 3 days spent walking through the Dogon villages, located at the rugged foot of the Bandiagara Escarpment, or falaise, in central Mali, it showed the importance of tradition for this group of people today. The Dogon traditionally have complex symbolism, often linked to their religio

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Agriculture - Crops.

From the golden carpet of flowering Canola crops and the greenest fields of Grain crops to the vast and colourful Sugar Cane crops - Agricultural beauty.

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Sea Turtles

Protected by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, Sea Turtles are the friendly custodians of the coral reefs : always a pleasure to meet them underwater.

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CITYSCAPES

More than a post card.....this selection of images depends on unusual angles, light, locations, combinations of old and new to present a point of view or bias. Each image begins to tell a story.....

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Venice - la Serenissima

Too many tourists and a rising sea level threaten this faded beauty. But stay away from the crowded places and you will find memorable sights that will make you come back again and again. As Marion Kaminski has pointed out, Venice is the perfect place to get lost in. Stroll along narrow canals, cross beautiful arched bridges, sit in a picturesque piazza, take a gondola trip or - less expensive - the vaporetto waterbus to ever more exciting spots. You'll never get enough! And during the Carnival you will meet the most fantastic characters.

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Beautiful plants and flowers

Enjoy the beauty of flowers and plants. Some of my images have copy space suitable for text on birthday or greeting cards.

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Birds - Australian Raptors 2.

Australian raptors such as Black Kites, Nankeen Kestrel, Wedge-tailed Eagle, Whistling Kite, Brahminy Kites and the powerful Brown Falcon, all in their wild habitats. These majestic native birds were photographed mainly in northern Queensland, Australia.

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Aboriginal Rangers Female

Female Indigenous rangers undertake a variety of land management work and are often involved with the collection and cultivation of native foods and seeds. Aboriginal female rangers are also deeply involved with education and scientific programs.

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Melbourne & Surrounds

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Aerial Views of Gracemere

A variety of aerial views of Gracemere, Queensland and surrounding areas

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Children's activities

What children do naturally depends on their age and gender. They play alone or with their siblings, cousins, friends, parents or grandparents. They play with their toys or they act like adults. Often they are in a world of their own, a fantasy world.

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Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is the most important event of the Chinese calender and is a centuries old tradition. The New Year festival spans 15 days and involves many customs and festivities including exchanging of red enveloples, dragon and lion dances, fireworks, traditional foods and lighting of lanterns.

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High Atlas Mountains in Morocco

The High Atlas Mountains are home to the Berbers, the traditional inhabitants, with a lifestyle that still has many features from centuries ago:- earthen houses, groves of walnuts, irrigation channels that are fed from melting snow, using mules to transport goods and tracks that meander around the mountainsides. Not only is it an opportunity to experience a fascinating history but also to see how the 21st century is impacting both on it and the natural environment on which it is built.

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In Malacca

Malacca is about two hours drive from Kuala Lumpur, the Malaysian capital. This set of photographs is a snapshot of its historic centre, a UNESCO Heritage Site and its environs. Arriving here one can explore Chinatown with its temples and shop-houses, Dutch Square (Red Square) with Christ Church, Clock Tower, City Hall and landmarks such as the ruins of Portuguese fortress.

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Ko Samui, Thailand

Located in the Gulf of Thailand, Ko Samui is Thailand's second largest island. It's tropical white beaches, aqua waters, coral reefs and coconut trees add to its exotic appeal, making it a must see tourist destination for Southern Thailand. It is surrounded by some sixty other islands, which compose the Ang Thong Marine National Park, Ko Phangan, Ko Tao and Ko Nang. Samui is a mix of natural paradise, pulsating nightlife and layed back sandy beaches.

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Desserts, JJ FrenchPastry

Enjoy the images of selected desserts and pastries from Laotian-French fusion fine-food dining restaurant notable for taste and presentation. The artistic and colorful desserts include combination of fresh fruits, mousses, cream, dough, chocolate, and nuts. The splendid cuisine offers harmonious flavors and illustrates the fine craft of Chef JJ Praseuth Luangkhot of JJ Bistro and French Pastry in Kaimuki, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii.

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Aboriginal Life

Aboriginal life is multi-faceted and varied. Between cultural commitments to look after country and family demands in terms of hunting and educating the young about the bush, many people spend much time away from communities. Hunting takes up time and many areas are still rich with wildlife.

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Magical Marrakesh

Marrakesh or Marrakech, is a historic city going back centuries as a trading centre for camel trains of the Sahara, the Berbers of the nearby Atlas mountains and the traders of the Middle East. Today, the old medina, or souk, remains a bustling place of trade for tourists and locals alike while many of the traditional riad houses have been turned into B&B-like accommodation for tourists. The red city can overload the senses so beware!

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Wild Donkeys and Horses.

Images of wild Donkeys and cattle station horses I took during a trip through the centre of Australia. I came across these animals while driving through the Northern Territory. The Donkeys were in surprisingly good condition and the cattle station horses were enjoying a leisurely rest and feed between work.

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Patagonia - Torres del Paine

The Torres Del Paine National Park in Chile has spectacular scenery. These photographs are from the Torres Del Paine circuit which is a 8-10 day walk that takes you though forests, bogs, over mountain passes and along brilliant blue glacier lakes.

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Golf

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The old Bastakia and Deira, the Dubai Creek with its many dhows bringing cargo from Iran, India, China or Sri Lanka to the port and docks, the traditional souks and shopping malls on steroids, glass and steel sky-scrapers that speak of the future and myriads of leisure activities make Dubai a very interesting travel destination.

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People in Naples, Italy

During a three-hour walk through downtown Naples I met a lot of nice and interesting people from young lovers to boys playing football in the street in spite of the rain.

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Gemstones and crystals

Gemstone and crystal specimens on white backgrounds. Select gems, jewellery, ornamental carvings, natural crystals and jade mineral carvings.

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Barramundi Farming

Northern Australia's most iconic fish, the barramundi, is caught from the wild but, because demand from restaurants and the public is so high, barramundi farming has been established as an industry. Humpty Doo Barramundi farm, south-east of Darwin is one of Australia's largest fish farms. Chilled barramundi are shipped to all parts of Australia year-round.

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Aerial Views of Rockhampton Set 2

A variety of aerial views of Rockhampton, Queensland and surrounding areas

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Marrakech

Marrakech, known as "The Red City" due to the colour of its ancient walls, provides an intense travel experience. Bargain for carpets or spices in the souks, or take in the spectacle of Djemma el-Fna, the world's greatest open air circus. Here snake charmers compete for attention with musicians and story tellers. At sunset, food stalls set up to offer all types of Moroccan delicacies to be eaten amongst the festivities. All of this set against the backdrop of the Atlas Mountains.

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Ethnic Villages Bolaven Plateau Laos

Daily life in ethnic villages on the Bolaven Plateau Laos, home to the Katu, Nge, Katang and other Mon Khmer ethnic groups. Harvested grain, chillies, peanuts and maize are dried outside on mats. The Katang weave and maintain their traditions practicing both animism, shamanism and buffalo sacrifice. The Katu uniquely carve wooden coffins well before an expected death and store them under their houses or rice sheds. The government has provided schools, electricity and water pumps to some villages. Stilt palm and thatch houses are built from ratten and wood.

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Punakha Dzong, Bhutan

Punakha Dzong is one of the most spectacular dzongs in Bhutan. Dzongs are a fortress-like structure with towering walls that slope inwards. They serve both as a monastery and an administrative centre.

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Aboriginal Dental

Remote communities are serviced by dentists who fly in regularly to look at peoples' teeth. Dentists can be in a community for days or a week. Aboriginal people in many communities have severe dental problems and dentists work quickly to ensure they can arrest dental decay and work on some major issues such as abscesses and teeth that need to be extracted.

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Aerial views of the Capricorn Coast, Queensland Set 3

Aerial views of the Capricorn Coast, Queensland

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Tessellated Pavement

The Tessellated Pavement at Eaglehawk Neck is a natural floor of volcanic tiles tempered by the ocean over the ages.

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Austria at a glance

There is plenty to enjoy in Vienna, the capital of Austria; monumental buildings such as the opera house, imperial palace complex of Schonbrunn or baroque Belvedere palace and museum with countless paintings and sculptures; there are also art exhibitions, boutiques, cafes and restaurants. South of Vienna in the Danube River valley is a sacred destination, the Melk Abbey. Both the valley (Wachau) and the abbey are considered UNESCO world heritage site.

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Temples of Myanmar

Being a predominantly Buddhist country, Myanmar has temples scattered throughout. Even though there are temples in most cities, towns and villages, the greatest concentration is on the Plain of Bagan. By the end of the 1200s, the Plain of Bagan in Burma contained 4446 temples having been built over 230 years. Earthquakes, floods and thieves have left about 2200 temples and pagodas today.

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Aboriginal Rangers

Aboriginal rangers undertake a variety of land management work - from feral animal and plant control, rock art conservation and fire management. They are largely responsible for looking after vast tracts of country with limited resources. This has led to some interesting innovations in land management.

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Destination Norway

Norway is a country stretching the length of the western edge of Scandinavia from the North Cape to the southern city of Kristiansand and its capital Oslo. With the mountains and forest, fjords and lakes, cities and small towns with the old wooden buildings and rich historic sites, Norway is a great country to visit. Mountaineering, skiing, scenic tours by various modes of transport, pleasant atmosphere of the cities are the promise of an enjoyable holiday.

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Australian Wildlife

Australia has an amazing assortment of wildlife, ranging from the rare and exotic to the kangaroo and emu shown on our national crest. In addition there are hundreds of different birds and mammals. Many can be seen either close to or even in our cities, particularly our colourful birds. This is a small selection from my photographic archives.

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Singapore

Singapore is a compact, diverse pocket of South East Asia. It's variety and efficient transport system mean that the visitor can take in Chinese and Indian heritage, ultra modern architecture, 5 star dining and 5 star street food all in a single day.

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Tomatoes

A selection of tomato shots by Rob Walls, from the tomatoes growing in the garden to bottling preserved tomatoes.

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Melbourne, Arcades, Lanes, Alleys and Graffiti

Melbourne has a rich and varied lane way culture around the inner city. When wandering you find secluded cafes and interesting graffiti and street art adorning the walls.

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Wildlife of Chitwan

Chitwan is the best known wildlife national park in Nepal. Located in the Terrai, south of the mountains and close to the India border, the park is home to the Asian rhinoceros, deer, tigers, elephants and a plethora of birds. Exploring the park can be done on elephant back, in a canoe, by foot or in a jeep.

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Kayaking in the Queen Charlottes, BC

Haida Gwaai (or Queen Charlotte Islands) is an archipeligo west of Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada. A kayak trip is a fantastic way to see the diversity that this area offers. Much of the flora and fauna found here is not found anywhere else. Large Black bears live here. The marine life is plentiful with orcas, whale and much intertidal fauna. The area holds special cultural interest with many Haiida Indian cultural sites including the world heritage site of Sgang Gwaai (Ninstits)

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Animals - Wallabies.

The Agile Wallaby - Macropus agilis and Allied Rock Wallaby - Petrogale assimilis, were photographed around Ross River Dam, Townsville, northern Queensland, Australia. This area is a natural habitat for these wallabies which thrive in their surroundings.

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Birds - Australian Raptors 1.

Australian Birds of prey - Wedgetailed and Sea Eagles, various species of Kites, Osprey, Kestrel, Goshawk and Pacific Baza are featured here in their wild surroundings. This is a collection of orphan photos I have put together.

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Beaches

Beaches from the Mediterranean and the Pacific Ocean. People and animals. Children and grown-ups, alone, in couples or in a crowd. Sunbathing, relaxing, reading, doing make-up, strolling, playing ...

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A field of sunflowers near Oamaru NZ

Chanced upon this stunning field of golden sunflowers during a road trip to Dunedin. The flowers are hybrids and their seed is sold solely in New Zealand for use as bird seed. The day was overcast which accentuated the colour of the flowers and the landscape beyond. The beautiful girl was an added bonus.

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