Author: jalaruart


Leading into a week of bad weather with the ex-cyclone bringing a lot of rain and clouds I figured it would be a great time to test out the XH-2 in average lighting conditions. Meeting up with some of my family we planned a shoot at the park that has a yellow wattle tree flowering […]


The weather was still difficult but using the XH-2 in these conditions allowed me to push the capabilities of the camera, another cloudy day and we decided on a red dress at the historic Streeters jetty in Broome’s Chinatown location. One of the best features of the XH2 are the film simulations and I loved […]


The cloudy days continued so keeping with the soft light theme and outdoors friends of mine asked to capture a special moment with some maternity photos down at Simpson beach with the water and mangroves and red pindan mud with “Astia” the choice of film sim and the dreamy look of the 56mm lens. Extra […]


Meet Johani, not only one of the few First nation crocodile handlers in Australia, on his day we were lucky that a stay crocodile located in a pond was brought into the #malcolmdouglascrocodilepark farm and became the model for today’s shoot. Johani also does amazing cultural tours in the Broome area with his company @mabuburutours […]


During the “Man-gala” – wet season which is Summer for the northwest of Australia from December-March and can be typically monsoonal type weather which will be cloudy and storms with heavy rain to then bright hot sunny days with wild swell, these elements can be very taxing on gear with extreme heat and moisture and […]


While visiting Perth on a family holiday we came across the skate park in Scarborough with some young skater kids dropping into the bowl, so I quickly got the XH-2 out with the 56mm and 23mm lens and captured these crazy and amazing kids doing their thing. Shooting quick and fast with the skaters moving […]