Gecko haven


This small shelter, which sits in an extensive and featureless gibber plain, is home to dozens of small Dtella Geckos (Gehyra variegata). On this evening I waited for the afterglow of sunset, knowing that the geckos would emerge on cue to provide a unique silhouette.

Mac Clark Conservation Reserve, Northern Territory

Canon EOS 20D, Canon EF 24–105mm f/4 L IS USM lens, 1/30, f4.5, ISO 400; handheld

by Peter McDonald, Northern Territory