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.

Marakoopa Cave at Mole Creek

Marakoopa Cave at Mole Creek

The Marakoopa Cave, along with the nearby King Solomon Cave, is one of the main public access caves in the Mole Creek Karst National Park. The caves have formed in the limestone bedrock over millions of years and are intricately lit up and access is only available on a guided tour arranged at the nearby National Parks office… Read more →
Upcoming Tasmanian Photography Workshops

Upcoming Tasmanian Photography Workshops

I have new dates set and am now taking bookings for my autumn 2017 Tasmanian Photography Workshops! Tarkine and Cradle Mountain are filling fast, contact me to register interest! Bay of Fires: 4 days, April 3~6, 2017; $1495 per person Seascape sunrises, sunsets and night sky sessions… Read more →
Solar Minimum and the Aurora

Solar Minimum and the Aurora

The solar cycle swings between solar maximum and solar minimum and for the past few years we have been in the peak of that cycle. Over the last 12 months or so however, the sun has well and truly moved into its less active period – known as solar minimum… Read more →
A Field Guide to Tasmanian Fungi

A Field Guide to Tasmanian Fungi

A Field Guide to Tasmanian Fungi is the ultimate resource for those keen on learning a little (or a lot!) more about the fascinating autumn denizens of the forest floor – the fungi. Along with the all-weather “Fungi Flip” these guides should be able to help you identify almost any of the strange forms you might find while bushwalking in the cooler months of autumn and early winter… Read more →
Styx Valley Photography Workshop

Styx Valley Photography Workshop

My final post for 2016 is a brand new shot from the Styx Valley. Captured during my recent workshop which also includes the waterfalls of Mt Field, it is a shot which really gave me that buzz of excitement as I lined it up on the tripod… Read more →
Cradle Mountain Dove Lake – From the Vault

Cradle Mountain Dove Lake – From the Vault

This is a selection of photos of the place I clearly visit the most, Cradle Mountain. Usually on one of my photography workshops but of course in my own time too – there is so much to see and do at Cradle Mountain… Read more →
Raptor Release 21 December 2016

Raptor Release 21 December 2016

The Raptor Refuge have again released a fighting fit young Wedge Tailed Eagle into the wild. Another successful raptor release yesterday, fulfilling the Refuge’s motto of “helping them soar again” out in the bushland and rolling hills of the Southern Midlands near Colebrook… Read more →
Donaldson River, Tarkine

Donaldson River, Tarkine

The Donaldson River is a tributary of the Pieman River in Tasmania’s Tarkine and in fact a significant river in its own right. It snakes its way across the buttongrass plains  and rainforests of the Tarkine Hinterland before joining the Pieman near Corinna… Read more →