Michael Major

Michael Major

Specialist in agricultural, nature and travel photography
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Gudur, Andhra Pradesh, India - 24 December 2014: Indian woman operating a small sewing business from her small home.
Harvest of Riesling wine grapes in Lenswood vineyard of the Adelaide Hills in South Australia
Mogno, Switzerland - September 21, 2020. The church of San Giovanni Battista in the Maggia Valley was built of local gneiss and marble and designed by renown Swiss architect Mario Botta.
Ahr Valley, Rhineland Palatinate, Germany: Village of Dernau as seen from the vineyards along the 'Rotweinwanderweg', the Red Wine Hiking Trail in Germany's Ahr Valley
Ahr Valley, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany. The Ahr River, seen in photo, flash flooded in July 2021 inundating this valley
Perth, Western Australia, Australia - November 11, 2020: Woman gazing out to city while in strict hotel quarantine during COVID-19 pandemic
The Great Western Woodlands of Western Australia is the largest intact temperate forest in the world. Features the gimlet gum ('Eucalyptus salubris') and saltbush. Near Norseman.
Ahr Valley, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany - September 23, 2017: Hikers walk along steep vineyards on the 'Rotweinwanderweg', the Red Wine Hiking Trail in Germany's Ahr Valley
The Great Western Woodlands of Western Australia is the largest intact temperate forest in the world. Features the gimlet gum ('Eucalyptus salubris') and saltbush. Near Norseman.
Vineyard worker picks Chardonnay grapes using secateurs at vineyard in Lenswood in the Adelaide Hills of South Australia
"Dianella revoluta", known as blueberry lily, blue flax-lily, or black-anther flax-lily, a species of flowering plant in the family Asphodelaceae and is endemic to, and widespread in Australia.
View of Romantic Rhine through vineyards in autumn from Boppard, Germany
Lenswood, South Australia / Australia - March 13, 2013: Harvest of Riesling wine grapes by temporary workers (often 'backpackers' on work holidays) in vineyard of the Adelaide Hills
Panoramic view from a window in a rural guesthouse near Arriondas, Asturias, Spain.
Australian winemaker holding Tempranillo grapes being fermented on skins in bins of small winemaking facilities in Lenswood the Adelaide Hills of South Australia.
Xanthorrhoea preissii, known as balga, is a widespread species of perennial monocot in Southwest Australia. In Wireless Hill Park in Ardross (near Perth), Western Australia.
Kimba, South Australia, Australia - May 13 2021:  The Big Galah in Kimba marks the half way across Australia point. It is 8 metres tall.  Built in 1993.
Three-trailer road train on "90 Mile Straight" on Eyre Highway between Balladonia and Caiguna on Nullarbor Plain of Western Australia
Barossa Valley, South Australia / Australia: March 13, 2013 - Vineyard worker of Asian descent hand harvesting Shiraz winegrapes in Australia's Barossa Valley.
Lenswood, South Australia / Australia - March 13, 2013: Harvest of Riesling wine grapes by temporary workers (often 'backpackers' on work holidays) in vineyard of the Adelaide Hills
Barossa Valley, South Australia / Australia - March 13, 2013: A worker pumps over fermenting red wine grapes in a Barossa Valley winery. Pumping over is called remontage in French.
Ahr Valley view of village of Mayschoß as seen from the 'Rotweinwanderweg', the Red Wine Hiking Trail. Ahrweiler District, Rhineland-Pflaz, Germany.
Village of Mayschoss as seen from vineyards on the 'Rotweinwanderweg', the Red Wine Hiking Trail. Ahrweiler District, Rhineland-Pflaz, Germany
Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany - 3 September 2019: The old town of Ahrweiler before it was heavily damaged in the July 2021 flash floods of the Ahr River.
Berlin, Germany - July 18 2019: The Ampelmann street crossing icon is a symbol of Berlin and an important component of the tourism business and the East Germany nostalgia movement.
Australian/Argentinian winemaker and viticulturist picks Chardonnay grapes at vineyard in Lenswood in the Adelaide Hills of South Australia
Australian/Argentinian winemaker and viticulturist picks Chardonnay grapes at his vineyard in Lenswood the Adelaide Hills of South Australia
Erfurt, Thuringia, Germany - 31 August 2020: Cafe on Krämerbrücke (Merchants' Bridge), Erfurt, Germany
Barossa Valley, South Australia / Australia - March 13, 2013: A worker pumps over fermenting red wine grapes in a Barossa Valley winery. Pumping over is called remontage in French.
Barossa Valley, South Australia / Australia - March 13, 2013: Vineyard workers remove netting placed to prevent bird damage just before the grapes are hand harvested in Australia's Barossa Valley.
Strasbourg, Grand Est, France - 12 August 2019: La Petite France, the historic quarter of the city of Strasbourg in eastern France, forms part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Grande Île.
Farmer dry sowing wheat with GPS-guided direct seeder in Kimba, South Australia under dry conditions
Mallee scrub (Eucalyptus sp.) on Nullarbor Plain of Western Australia
The Bunda Cliffs are composed of three units of limestone and stretch 100 km along the Great Australian Bight. Formed when Australia separated from Antarctica approximately 65 million years ago.
Ahr Valley, Rhineland Paltinate, Germany - July 15 2019: Signposts of the 'Rotweinwanderweg', the Red Wine Hiking Trail in Germany's Ahr Valley
Animal crossing sign near Caiguna on the Eyre Highway on the Nullarbor Plain of Western Australia
Red and magenta colored blooming 'Fuchsia' sp. plant growing in home garden in Adelaide Hills of South Australia
Quaking grass or rattlesnake grass ('Briza maxima') growing on roadside in South Australia. Briza is one of 650 genera in the grass (Poaceae) family.
Colourful home with balcony on hillside in the old town of Tbilisi, Georgia
Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India - 25 December 2014: Man with leprosy residing in a rehabilitation centre in rural India shows deformed hands.
Rural scene west of Trondheim in  Sør-Trøndelag county, Norway on Byneset peninsula. Fireweed in foreground.
Wide view of rooftops of old town of Heidelberg, Germany with view of Church of the Holy Spirit and Nectar River.
Rural scene showing the Picos de Europa and freshly harvested field (wheat or barley) near Las Arenas De Cabrales in Asturias, Spain
Ahr Valley, Rhineland Palatinate, Germany: Village of Dernau as seen from the vineyards along the 'Rotweinwanderweg', the Red Wine Hiking Trail in Germany's Ahr Valley
Grafted vines in an organic vineyard in McLaren Vale, Australia
Barossa Valley, South Australia / Australia - March 13, 2013: A worker shovels freshly harvested red wine grapes from truck into shoot to crusher
Barossa Valley, South Australia / Australia: March 13, 2013 - Vineyard worker of Asian descent hand harvesting Shiraz winegrapes in Australia's Barossa Valley.
Amboise, Indre-et-Loire, France - 3 August 2020: Château d'Amboise is located in the Loire Valley in France. The French Ministry of Culture has recognized it as a monument since 1840.
Graceful honey-myrtle ("Melaleuca radula") is in the myrtle family, Myrtaceae and is endemic to the south-west of Western Australia.
Lemon scented myrtle (Darwinia citriodora, Myrtaceae family) growing in a reserve in Australia. It is endemic to the south-west of Western Australia.
Zugspitze, Bavaria, Germany - December 29 2019: Border crossing from Austria to Bavaria, Germany on the Zugspitze, which is at 2,962 m above sea level and the highest mountain in Germany.
Purple woodsorrel ('Oxalis purpurea') is a native to South Africa, but it like a number of other oxalis species, it is considered a weed in many countries including  Australia.
Stinking Roger ('Monoculus monstrosus') is a member of the Daisies and Thistles Family (Asteraceae). A native of South Africa, it is considered a weed in many countries such as Australia
Pepper and salt ('Philotheca spicata') at Wireless Hill Park, Western Australia. A flowering plant in the Rutaceaefamily and endemic to the south-west of Western Australia
Running Postman, aka Scarlet Runner and Scarlet Coral Pea ('Kennedia prostrata'), is a creeper and a member of the Fabaceae family and is endemic to Australia.
Wuppertal, Nordrhein-Westfalen  Germany - August 21, 2020: Wuppertaler Schwebebahn, an electric elevated railway with hanging cars, was designed by Eugen Langen and first opened in 1901.
Closeup of flower of 'Adenanthos cygnorum', known as the Common Woollybush. Endemic to Western Australia. Member of the  Proteaceae family.
Tanunda, South Australia / Australia - March 13, 2013: Racks of new and old oak barrels used for wine maturation in a winery in the Barossa Valley
Stone buildings in hamlet of Foroglia in Maggia Valley of Ticino, Switzerland
Australian Argentinian winemaker adding Tempranillo grapes to a crusher destemmer at a small wine processing facility near Hahndorf in the Adelaide Hills of South Australia
Australian and Argentinian winemaker and viticulturist picks Chardonnay grapes at vineyard in Lenswood in the Adelaide Hills of South Australia
View of Swiss A13 highway from the Mesocco Castle (Castello di Mesocco). It is one of the largest castles in the Swiss canton of Graubünden.
'Grevillea lavandulacea' flowering in the Adelaide Hills of South Australia. Commonly known as lavender grevillea, south-eastern South Australia and western and central Victoria
Weimar, Thuringia / Germany - September 3, 2020: National Buchenwald Memorial near former concentration camp. Sculpture by Fritz Cremer.
Weimar, Thuringia / Germany - September 3, 2020: National Buchenwald Memorial near former concentration camp. Sculpture by Fritz Cremer.
Statute of Martin Luther in Market Square of Lutherstadt Eisleben in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. Martin Luther was born in Eisleben in 1483 and died here in 1546.
Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India - 31 December 2014: A shop keeper in Kashmir shows loose green tea.  Kahwah is a blend of saffron grown in Kashmir, cinnamon bark, and cardamom pods.
Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India - 31 December 2014: A street vendor in Kashmir displays a hat he claims is made with real rabbit fur.
Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India - 1 January 2015: Man in boat collecting weeds from Dal Lake on a cold winter morning. The weeds are rich in methane and used as biogas.
Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India - 1 January 2015: 'Rabbit' fur hat street vendor wearing hat inside out at Dal Lake
The Patara Enguri River runs along the western edge of Ushguli in Georgia's  Svaneti region. The river emerges from the high Caucasus near Shkhara and empties in the Black Sea.
Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India - 31 December 2014: A shop keeper in Kashmir shows loose saffron. Kashmiri saffron is the one of the rarest and the most expensive forms of saffron.
Perth, Western Australia, Australia - November 5, 2020: Woman gazing out to city while in strict hotel quarantine during COVID-19 pandemic
Trondheim, Trøndelag, Norway - 14 July 2018:  'Bidens ferulifolia' or tickseed, a Mexican native growing in a hanging basket in the old town of Trondheim along the Nidelva River.
Ålesund, Møre og Romsdal County, Norway - 17 July 2018: High elevation view of port town on the west coast, at the entrance to the Geirangerfjord. Known for its art nouveau architectural style.
The Marienberg Fortress in Würzburg, a German city in northern Bavaria along the Main River.
Half timbered home in Erfurt, Germany. Erfurt is the capital and largest city in the state of Thuringia, central Germany
Erfurt, Thuringia, Germany - 31 August 2020: The Luther Monument is located on the northern side of the Angers in Erfurt. The monument was designed by Fritz Schaper and inaugurated in 1889.
Meersburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany - 30 November 2019: Traditional buildings and a state wine cellar on cobblestoned street.
View of rooftops of old town of Heidelberg, Germany with view of Church of the Holy Spirit and Nectar River.
Ahr Valley, Rhineland Palatinate, Germany. Village of Myschoss with its St Nikolaus church as seen from the 'Rotweinwanderweg', the Red Wine Hiking Trail in Germany's Ahr Valley
Vineyards in Germany's Ahr Valley during autumn looking toward Lohrsdorf of Bad Neuenahr
Ahr Valley view of the Calvarienberg Monastery in Ahrweiler, Rhineland-Pfalz, Germany as seen from the 'Rotweinwanderweg' hiking trail.
Ahr Valley, Germany. The St. Anne`s Bridge in Laach is a pedestrian and bicycle bridge in the town of Mayschoß in Rhineland-Palatinate and spans the Ahr River.
Rech, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany - 29 Sep 2017: Ahr River is normally a small, quiet river. In July 2021 a flash flood raced through the Ahr Valley and destroyed much of the infrastructure and homes
Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur of Hunawihr is one of the most iconic churches of Alsace, France.
Vineyards in the village of Hunawihr in Alsace, France.
Large basket press used to press red wine grapes in a traditional winery of the Barossa Valley of South Australia
Barossa Valley, South Australia / Australia: March 13, 2013 - Hand harvest of Shiraz winegrapes using secateurs in Australia's Barossa Valley.
Adelaide, South Australia / Australia - March 15, 2013. Woman winemaker pumping over wine in a pneumatic press at a modern Australian winery
Mogno, Switzerland - September 21, 2020. The church of San Giovanni Battista in the Maggia Valley was built of local gneiss and marble and designed by renown Swiss architect Mario Botta.
Ahr Valley, Rhineland Palatinate, Germany - July 15 2019: Village of Myschoss with its St Nikolaus church as seen from the 'Rotweinwanderweg', the Red Wine Hiking Trail in Germany's Ahr Valley
Berlin, Germany - July 18 2019: The Ampelmann street crossing icon is a symbol of Berlin and an important component of the tourism business and the East Germany nostalgia movement.
Lutherstadt Eisleben, Saxony-Anhalt  Germany. September 9, 2020. Market Square featuring statue of the sixteenth century reformer Martin Luther is unusually quiet and void of tourists due to COVID-19
Lutherstadt Wittenberg is the fourth largest town in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.
'Eucalyptus krueseana', common name book-leaf mallee, the WA Botanic Gardens of Kings Park in Perth. Endemic to inland Western Australia.
The 300 metre long iconic Streaky Bay jetty was constructed between 1891 and 1896. The jetty is currently State Government owned and is classified as a ‘working jetty’.
The Bunda Cliffs seen here at the Head of Bight are composed of three units of limestone and stretch 100 km along the Great Australian Bight.
The Bunda Cliffs seen here at the Head of Bight are composed of three units of limestone and stretch 100 km along the Great Australian Bight.
Diverse flora on sandy soil at Head of Bight on Australia's Nullarbor Plain. The location is noted as a breeding place for southern right whales
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