Had a bit of fun shooting a pelican last month in the Bay of Fires. The angle was really interesting as he was in some great light off in the distance while I was deep in the shadows, and I was able to frame him nicely between some foreground rocks… Read more →
Here are some more fungi shots from a recent trip to Tasmania’s Tarkine, part of my 4 day Cradle Mountain photography workshop in fact. This workshop usually runs 2 or 3 times a year, and the next dates are September 12-15… Read more →
Autumn = fungi, and Tasmania’s Tarkine is one great place to find it! Recently I have been to Corinna, and also visited Philosophers Falls a couple of times, and it is pretty much peak season for mushrooms! Here are a few of my recent images, including some attempt at ID from my fungi flip and Field Guide… Read more →
The aurora australis made a little cameo during last weeks Bay of Fires workshop! The clouds were unfortunately placed in the south but nevertheless a clear band of green in a gap came through, and we managed a few snaps.
It is always exciting to see the aurora, and as part of a group tour it has that extra spark of excitement… Read more →
The Liffey Falls track is again open to visitors! During June 2016, over 400mm of rain fell on the Great Western Tiers and Central Plateau causing major floods throughout northern Tasmania. Major towns like Deloraine, Devonport and Launceston all felt the force of these floods, and there was of course major damage to infrastructure and natural areas… Read more →
The circular polariser filter is one of the most useful filters available to landscape photographers and is surprisingly uncomplicated to use, and provides quite a dramatic effect in your images. The two shots below highlight this difference.
When to use a circular polariser filter (CPL)
Out of all my accessories, the CPL is the one I use the most… Read more →
Here are some shots of a Binalong Bay sunset from not too long ago. As with a lot of shoots it is not necessarily the actual sunset itself, but the colour that is thrown up in all parts of the sky that makes these shoots so enjoyable.The sunset itself this evening was not a particularly great show but the colours in the north-eastern sky really were quite special… Read more →
Michael Snedic, of WildNature Photo Expeditions, and I are gearing up for our very own photographic “10 Days on the Island”, a 10 day workshop that covers most of the state!
Running from May 22-31, the trip includes 3 nights on the east coast at Bicheno, 3 nights at Cradle Mountain and a further 3 nights at Corinna in the Tarkine… Read more →