Australian Landscape & Nature Photography by Michael Boniwell
Australian Landscape & Nature Photography by Michael Boniwell
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Mt Difficult Summit View, Grampians, Victoria, Australia
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Grampians, Victoria, Australia


Mt Difficult, in the heart of the Grampians National Park, is aptly named. In my youth Iíd hike up it with friends and rock climb the exposed cliff faces with the kind of go-all-day vigour that I can only now appreciate. Returning in my 40ís, burdened this time by heavy camera gear instead of climbing gear, I found the hike dreadfully tiring and I like to think Iím still reasonable fit. Seven hours of total walking time through the summer heat, plus a couple of hours shooting the sunset, had me safely back at my car by head torch, gulping water with feet on fire and an ache in every muscle.

With all that said, I can still very much recommend the walk for the views alone. There is a stream about three quarters of the way up and an official campsite just shy of the summit, so the smarter move might be to break the hike down into two days with a night on top. This would also open up the possibility for exploring the summit ridge tracks leaving your gear at camp. One final note, the track up does contain a fair amount of scrambling over (and sometimes under) boulders, which isnít necessarily everyoneís cup of tea when carrying a lot of kit.

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Prints from "Red Bubble" (Australia & US)

Silver halide prints on archival quality Kodak Endura paper with a lustre finish are made by the Australian based printing company "Red Bubble", who deliver world-wide in 5 to 10 business days (Standard) or 3 to 7 business days (Express), and offer a money back guarantee. Photographic prints to Australia will ship from their US branch, but postage is minimal, typically $5 AUD or so.

Standard Print Only Australian Dollars
4" x 12" 10cm x 31cm $20.85 AUD Order Print
6" x 18" 15cm x 46cm $26.00 AUD Order Print
8" x 24" 20cm x 61cm $54.60 AUD Order Print
10" x 30" 25cm x 76cm $71.50 AUD Order Print
16" x 48" 41cm x 122cm See "Prints from Smugmug" below.
20" x 60" 51cm x 152cm
30" x 90" 76cm x 228cm
33" x 100" 84cm x 254cm Want an even larger print?
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40" x 120" 102cm x 305cm

Red Bubble's "Art Prints" use thicker 240gsm natural white archival paper with archival ink in set sizes with a generous "white space" around the printed image making them useful for self-framing without the need for a matte. Note, a panoramic photo will have a considerable amount of top and bottom space.

Art Prints (Paper Size) Australian Dollars
15.7" x 19.7" 40cm x 50cm $71.15 AUD Order Print
17.7" x 23.6" 45cm x 60cm $85.90 AUD Order Print
23.6" x 31.5" 60cm x 80cm $111.15 AUD Order Print


Prints from "Smugmug" (America)

Prints on high quality Kodak Professional Endura paper with a lustre or glossy finish are made by the American printing company "Smugmug", who deliver world-wide in 10 to 15 business days (Standard) or 5 to 10 business days (Express), and offer a money back guarantee. See also: Additional Help with SmugMug orders.

Standard Print Only US Dollars
8" x 20" 20cm x 51cm $30 US Order Print
12" x 30" 31cm x 76cm $50 US Order Print
12" x 36" 31cm x 91cm $60 US Order Print
16" x 48" 41cm x 122cm $100 US Order Print
20" x 60" 51cm x 152cm $160 US Order Print
30" x 90" 76cm x 228cm $185 US Order Print

Frequently Asked Questions

Email: michael.boniwell@trendlogic.com.au or Phone: 04 3473 0828

Will the copyright notice appear on my print?
No, the copyright notice will not appear on your print.

What shipping or freight charges apply?
Shipping charges apply with both printers and vary depending on the size of the prints and destination. The fee will be shown during your check out process. As a rough estimate, using the Australian printer (Red Bubble), a small unframed print sent to Australia might incur shipping of only $5, while a large framed print might be $20 or more. The US Printer (Smugmug) charges more to ship to Australia, with fees going over $45 US for some larger items.

Can I purchase a commerical use license?
Yes, see Commercial Stock Prices for advertising, editorial and web use.


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