Luke O’Brien can be found at Hobart's popular Salamanca Market each Saturday where you can browse and purchase prints & cards. Luke runs a number of Tasmanian photography workshops and is available for one on one tuition or commissions.

Franklin Gordon Wild Rivers National Park: Sunrise and Sunset

Franklin Gordon Wild Rivers National Park: Sunrise and Sunset

The highlight of any trip into the mountains is the peaceful and remote dusks and dawns. On the trip to Frenchmans Cap, in the Franklin Gordon Wild Rivers National Park, we had two out of our three nights at the Lake Vera hut but the middle night was on a ridgeline near Sharland Peak between Barron Pass and Lake Tahune… Read more →
Frenchmans Cap Hike (Part 2)

Frenchmans Cap Hike (Part 2)

Part 2 of my Frenchmans Cap hike report begins from our campsite near Sharlands Peak… Frenchmans Cap Hike – Day 3: Climb Frenchmans Cap and return to Lake Vera Due to a poor weather forecast for the following day we decided that we would leave our gear right where it was, and climb Frenchmans Cap without our luggage before returning to Lake Vera that night… Read more →
Frenchmans Cap Hike (Part 1)

Frenchmans Cap Hike (Part 1)

Frenchmans Cap dominates the skyline of central Tasmania and is a magnificent peak to view as you drive the Lyell Highway between Lake St Clair and Queenstown. Donaghy’s Hill is a short walk which allows you to view the white quartzite peak in the distance, but those who decide to get closer to this mighty peak need to allow at least 3 (and preferably 4 or more) days to undertake the hike… Read more →