Fungi season is well and truly here, so expect plenty of mushroom pics for the next couple of months The first batch is from down at the Tahune Airwalk. Near the airwalk and along the banks of the Huon River is a very nice short walk known as the Huon Pine walk… Read more →
Friendly Beaches, Stormy Skies – looking back at a trip to the Friendly Beaches from quite a few years ago. The weather was overcast, stormy and windy. Great for some afternoon seascapes
The Friendly Beaches is located to the north of Coles Bay and has its own campsites so is a great place to set up for a few days if you are exploring the east coast… Read more →
Neutral Density Filters (ND’s) are an essential bit of kit for anyone wanting to get right into their landscape photography. In particular, for sunrise and sunset when there is extremely high contrast (a very bright sky and a very dark foreground) the camera struggles as it simply cannot handle the “dynamic range”, that is, the range from the brightest white to the darkest black… Read more →
I have new dates set and am now taking bookings for my autumn 2018 Tasmanian Photography Workshops, contact me to register interest!
Cradle Mountain: May 15~18, 2018; $1795 per person. Four days at Cradle Mountain shooting sunrise, sunset AND night sky at Dove Lake… Read more →
The Bay of Fires at night can be just as spectacular as it is by day! Here are some photos from a couple of night sky shoots in the area over the last few years, including a cloudy aurora from April 2017… Read more →
Aurora Alert! There is a very good chance of the aurora appearing this week, and it may be around for a few days too.
**Update March 15 AM: Bt is now 9 and the Bz -6 so the conditions are OK for a fairly weak aurora to appear **
The reason being an elongated “coronal hole” is now facing the earth allowing the solar wind to escape the sun… Read more →
A lazy summer morning by the Franklin River… the longer you sit and look, the more you notice… the glistening of crystal clear waters and the glimmering leatherwood
The Glimmering Leatherwood (Part I) from Luke O’Brien on Vimeo.
The Glimmering Leatherwood (Part II) from Luke O’Brien on Vimeo… Read more →
Lovers Falls is one of the highlights of a trip to Corinna. Made even more special due to its seclusion, it is only accessible by kayak, or chartering a small boat from Corinna meaning you aren’t likely to encounter hordes of tourists at any given time… Read more →