About

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I’m a photographer who is passionate about landscape photography. I love to travel and capture images of the amazing landscape I encounter.  I have travelled to various locations around Western Australia and am planning trips around the rest of Australia and the world. I grew up in the country town of Geraldton, Western Australia. The area contrasts quite dramatically with its ancient table-top ridge hemming the town against the bluest of oceans. When visiting the coastal oasis, it’s not hard to see where I gatherd my inspiration for the dramatic. Reds of iron rich sands meets the golden hue of canola crops. Stark white sand dunes spill into the dark blue ocean to the south of the town. Dramatic Greenough trees, the only known existence that  grow sideways due to the constant summer breeze.
It’s these breathtaking contradictions, that are recognizable in much of his acquired varied career in landscape photography..

 

My ecurrent quipment consist of

  • Canon 5D MKII
  • Canon 550D
  • Canon Powershot S95
  • Canon F/2.8 24-70mm L Lens
  • Canon F/1.4 50mm Lens
  • Canon EF 17-40mm F/4L USM L Lens
  • Canon 70 – 200mm F2.8 L Lens
  • Canon EF 100mm F2.8USM Macro Len
  • Canon EF 18-200mm f3.5-5.6 IS Lens
  • Canon Speedlite 430EXII
  • Gary Fong Lightsphere Collapasble Kit
  • Lee Series ND and ND grad
  • Lee 4X4 Polarizer Glass Filter
  • Lee 4×4 bigstop ND Filter
  • Singh Ray Vari-N-Duo Polarizing Variable ND Filter
  • Manfrotto 055CX Pro4 4 section Carbon Tripod
  • Manfrotto 5488RC2 Tripod Head
  • Sirui T-005 Carbon Fibre Tripod
  • Nodal Ninja 3 MKII Package
  • Lowepro Slingshot 200AW Backpack
  • Lowepro Compu Trekker AW
  • F-Stop Loka Camera Bag
  • Crumpler 4 Million Dollar Home
  • Photoshop CS5.5
  • Nik effex suite
  • PTgui pro

Various images of mine are for sale on various finishes and sizes from Gloss and lustre, Metallic and Fuji Flew prints. Laminating and Mounting are available and framing service are available for local customers.  Any enquires please contact me by email at kirkhille (@) westnet.com.au . For more information on my photographs you can visit my blog at www.kirkhillephotgraphy.com  

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30 responses

9 02 2009
Nick Cooper

Hi mate,
I’m a fan of your work, I think you’ve a fantastic eye combined with a creative flair. I shoot a bit myself, and I was wondering what program you use to ‘stitch’ your images together? I’d like to give it a try myself.

Keep up the great work.
Nick

9 02 2009
kirkhille

Hi Nick ,
Thanks .
I currently use Ptgui which is probally the best on the market , but i also use CS3 a lot as its pretty quick and havent had any problems with it . If it dosent stitch properlly in CS3 I generally go over and use PTgui . when taking the shots give your self at least 30% overlap on each frame .

26 02 2009
stuart

hi kirk
just wanted to commend you
your photos are amazing
wish i was as fortunate as you with the lense.
all the best, the one of perth sunrise is my fave by far.
awesmoe work mate.
feel free to check mine out anytime.

stuart

28 02 2009
kirkhille

Hi Stuart
Thanks for the comments
Looks like youve done a lot of travelling would love to visit some of the places you have been
Nice header image of the macro bee as well

22 03 2009
Hiacynta

Hi kirk,

I love your photos and I hope that some days I visit australia and I can do some great photos like you.

Anyway I get a link of your website on my website, I hope it’s ok 🙂

bye

23 03 2009
wisie

Love your work Kirk! Just out of interest, do you find that when shooting panoramic you always use a panoramic head or sometimes risk it and do it with a normal tripod head? The reason I ask is I’m just pondering whether to invest in a pano head or just to brave it out and do it with a normal head.

Cheers

16 09 2009
Kobe

I love your work Kirk and really would love to speak to you about buying a photo or two and also learn more about how you get these awesome shots. I too am from perth and have just brought a sexy new camera but still learning how to use it. My attempts have been “crap” to say the lease, but I am a becoming a expert at photoshoping them afterwards…but still they are crap compared to yours.

10 11 2009
Daniel

Hi Kirk

I interested in purchasing a digital hi res version of one of your sydney harbour bridge shots for our office reception. Do you have a contact number or email address where i discuss further? Call me or email
Daniel Goodwin 0412 ********

19 11 2009
kirkhille

Thanks Daniel ,
will send you an email shortly

20 01 2010
Anna

hello Kirk
i’m interested in purchasing a digital high res version of one of your photos & would like to discuss further
thankyou. Anna

30 06 2010
Italo

Hi Kirk,
I’m interested in purchasing a Melbourne skyline picture for my website. Could you please contact me.
Thanks Italo

5 07 2010
Carly

Hi Kirk,

How do I purchase a really big canvas print of your work? Red bubble only seem to do small prints of some of your work, so is it possible to get a panoramic print in the vicinity of 1.5 to 2m in length? I am interested in your south west WA coastal shots.

Thansk Kirk

Kind regards
Carly

22 08 2010
Michael Tischler

Kirk,

I stumbled accross your work on the web and am very imprerssed. I do digital landscapes in the Catskill Mountains in upsate NY http://www.tischlerphotos.com and am ready to tackle pan images. I have all the best Canon equipment and Zoom L lenses etc. I am going to get PTGUI, and the Ninja head.
Is there a way I can speak with you about nuances of techniques. Have you seen Jook Leung’s work? I just met him over the weekend and wow. His site is 360vr.com
I look forward to hear from you.

19 09 2010
donna

Hi,

I love the photo of esperance beach WA. Is there any where I can buy that?
Ideally; I would like it on canvas; panoramic; size: 150cm x 50cm

2 10 2010
Dave

Hello Kirk, fantastic work! I am interested in purchasing the “Stirling Ranges Sunrise” image. Could you please contact me if this is a possibility?

Thank you kindly

Dave

16 01 2011
Vanessa Walton

Hi Kirk

I too have been amazed by some of your Perth photos. Thus I am interested in purchasing one. Can you please advise on the process, costs etc.

Many thanks

Vanessa

18 02 2011
Mary

Hi Kirk.
I’m from Ritzville WA…and am a Hille. There are a lot of Hilles in this part of WA state USA. Any chance we’re related?

4 06 2011
Andreas Hille

Hi,
Andreas Hille from Norway here. Kinda stumbled upon your site.
So cool that there are people outside Norway called Hille ;]

Great photos btw!

23 06 2011
Maggie

Hi Kirk,

Beautiful, stunning photography. I’m interested in purchasing a large Perth print. Just interested in costs.

Look forward to hearing from you,
Regards,
Maggie

23 06 2011
kirkhille

Hi Maggie ,
If you could send me an email with you email address to kirkhille@westnet.com.au I will contact you from there

19 08 2011
Darryl Mills

Hi Kirk,

Im intersted in purchasing a Perth Skyline photo for my my website.
Please can you get in contact.

Regards
darryl

1 10 2011
Linda Kwabek

Hi Kirk,
your pictures are really really beautiful. May I use them for making graphics on this website http://www.ponyfieber.com? That would be very nice.
With the best wishes,
Linda Kwabek.

1 10 2011
Linda Kwabek

For the background of course 😉

27 11 2011
Anna

hello, i’m interested in purchasing a high res digital image. please contact me. thankyou, Anna

29 12 2011
Craig

Kirk,
Could you please contact me regarding your images and purchasing/rights to use.

Thanks

Craig

22 01 2012
alex macgill

kEEP UP THE GOOD WORK !

I find your work impressive . You capture the moment and landscape in its glory. Hope you dont mind me posting some of your shots on my facebook page. Look forward to more of your work in the future.

Alex Mac Gill

23 01 2012
kirkhille

Thanks Alex

5 04 2012
Cynthia

Hi
I will like to use one of your Perth sky line images for an e-invite.

I will like to have a chat with you to see if we can buy it.

thanks

Cynthia

19 07 2012
David

Great pictures!!
I especially like your “Three Brothers” https://kirkhille.wordpress.com/2011/04/24/three-brothers/

Do you think 5D MKII is already good enough? what about the MK III? worth upgrading?

5 09 2012
Regan

Hi Kirk,
Your work is awesome! I am interested in using your Perth City image for some training manuals. Are you able to get back to me? Thanks.

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