Born in Newcastle, NSW, Simon J. Marlan started bush-walking at the age of six. He first traveled overseas at the age of 13, and spent 8 months backpacking westward from S.E. Asia to the U.K. This was followed by a journey to S. America 18 months later, travelling through Brasil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay, returning to Australia via the U.S. Some time later, a short journey to San Francisco and Phoenix, Arizona followed. Traveled to Africa in mid 2014, visiting Zanzibar, Dar Es Salaam, then heading west through Malawi, Zambia, Botswana and Namibia, before travelling down the west coast to S. Africa, then along the Garden Route before flying back home via Johannesburg. From late July 2016, he will be travelling back to Africa, this time to Johannesburg, then up through Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, then Lesotho, the Drakensburg region, then back into S. Africa to visit Kruger N.P. then across to Madagascar.
Camera Gear: Canon 5D MkII and Canon 7D MkII
Lenses: Canon 10-18mm, Canon 15mm fisheye, Canon 17-40mm L, Canon 24-105mm L, Canon 85mm, Canon 100mm Macro, Canon 70-200mm L, Tamron 150-600mm, Photex 80mm T/S
Canon Ex 600 flash, Vanguard Alta 233 Tripod, Slik mini Tripod, Jobi Gorilla pod
Current Location: Newcastle, Australia
This photographer hasn't received any award yet.
No award entries available.