Photos by Phil Dickie

Phil Dickie has long been a dab hand with a sketching pencil and watercolor brush - highly useful during early days in courtroom and parliamentary reporting - but as multi-skilling has become the order of the day in journalism, he had to learn to use a camera as well.

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Cycling Tibet

The holiest site
Lhasa's holiest site is not the dominating eminence of the Potala, but the much more ancient Jokhang monastery in the heart of the city which houses... More>>


Bike

Have bike will travel
A new generation of commuters are taking their bikes from under their beds to under their desks. (Published Weekend Australian magazine October 2003) More>>


International Congress on Entomology media liaison

Challenge of photographing a big bug gig
2500 insect scientists to be photographed . . . and in the half light! More>>




The amazing leaping trout of Lac Leman
Trout that behave like salmon and leap up icy rivers - remarkable enough to have been mentioned in the first treatise on fly fishing in the 16th... More>>




The amazing leaping trout of Lac Leman 2
Even with 21st century photographic equipment they are hard to catch. Start with fast lenses, then guess where they might be about to erupt from the... More>>


Gerhardt Pearson presiding at the inaugural Indigenous Stock Exchange, Mossman North Queensland August 2003

Aboriginal leader Gerhardt Pearson
Aboriginal leader Gerhardt Pearson presiding at the inaugural Indigenous Stock Exchange, Mossman North Queensland August 2003. More>>


The trading floor at the first indigenous stock exchange, Mossman North Queensland 2003

New directions in finance
The trading floor at the first indigenous stock exchange, Mossman North Queensland 2003 More>>


Time for all good Hindus to be awake

Time for all good Hindus to be awake
Early morning scene, backstreets of Kathmandu. More>>


Swissive Pictures

Perfume seller of Fethiye
He tried, he made himself amazingly fragrant, but still didn't sell much Chanel No 5. Wonder why? More>>


Yaks

Yaks and Yamdrok lake
It took a long time to arrange the yaks for this photo of Yamdrok Tso, Tibet. Well, not really. Their keeper periodically rearranged them with a... More>>


Marmalade

A very serious business
Judging the marmalades at the Brisbane Exhibition. More>>


Swissive Pictures

Mauverney teacher hard at work
School system manages to combine being both more uptight and more relaxed than Qld options. More>>


Swissive Pictures

Nother castle in our vicinity
Chillon castle is supposedly one of the best preserved in Europe (although it boasts some graffiti from well known vandal Lord Byron). Bishop of... More>>


Swissive Pictures

Song and dance two
Indigenous peoples have a way of transforming UN processes. Dancer is from Kamchatka, a Russian-ruled area north of Japan. More>>