Justin Gilligan has been working as a nature photographer for Australian Geographic for more than a decade. He specialises in marine wildlife and underwater photography, travelling everywhere from the Great Barrier Reef to the Great Australian Bight and the coral reefs of Western Australia. In this episode, he shares his passion for photography and how he ended up with a job that many would consider a dream.
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This Episode of Talking Australia is hosted by Angela Heathcote and produced by Ben Kanthak (www.beachshackpodcasts.com).
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A steady stream of warm water flowing from the tropics shapes the coastal flora and fauna of Western Australia.
There’s a wild world thriving in the meandering waterways and coastal strip of our largest city.
A red bell jellyfish makes for a perfect hiding spot for a baby leatherjacket.
Diving the Great Barrier Reef is the best way to appreciate this natural wonder, but to preserve those memories, you need photos. Welcome to the challenge and the fun of underwater photography.
A blue dragon nudibranch braves the stinging hydroids in Bass Point, NSW in our latest AG Reader Photo of the Week.
A whale shark, mouth wide, swims toward the surface to feed.
Rapid Bay jetty, South Australia, is home to some leafy seadragon characters
Science & Environment
In his new exhibition of an on-going series, photographer Stephen Bakalich-Murdoch explores the amazing world just below the sea