First point of call once we got to Yulara was to collect our media permits, Whilst this increases the restrictions on us taking photo’s it means that we can sell them commercially (once they are approved for use) so it’s a no brainer and there’s plenty of info on the parks website to help you out. As an individual with a camera you can pretty much photograph what you like, there are a few signs around the base of the rock asking that you respect the wishes of the Aboriginal owners, but there’s not many, and they are usually a significant sacred site.
This is where we really started having fun – Helicopters, thunderstorms, sunrises, sunsets, the middle of the day……
Uluru holds tremendous spiritual significance for the local Anangu people. Many of the areas are sacred sites and photography is forbidden. The Mala Walk, is a ceremonial area that is open to the public and follows the north-west side of Uluru.We took a Ranger guide along a shaded track, stopping to discuss Tjukurpa (Aboriginal law) stories associated with Mala ancestors, joint management, rock art, traditional Anangu lifestyle, history and the environment.
I loved how the light was reflecting the warmth of the sun on the side of the cave along the track and managed to grab this shot before the light changed.
Be sure to keep an eye on the blog for some more images from the trip.