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.

Mt Paris Dam

Mt Paris Dam

There are a lot of hidden gems in Tasmania’s north east. A major one is the Mt Paris dam, on the back road from Branxholm to Weldborough. The area has a great deal of rich mining heritage, and this dam was built during the 1930′s… Read more →
Sunset Hobart

Sunset Hobart

My little go-to spot for sunset is in Bellerive, and a couple of nights ago I noticed this great cloud formation out west and decided it could be worth a quick trip out. Here’s what happened next Shot in Bellerive, using my Pentax K1 and a B+W 10 stop ND. … Read more →
The Crepuscular Bay of Fires

The Crepuscular Bay of Fires

This very crepuscular sunrise was the highlight of one of my Bay of Fires workshops earlier this year. We ventured down to the famous Bay of Fires Tree and the dawn was very grey to begin with, and the pre dawn offered very little in the way of colour and light… Read more →
2019 Calendar Now Available!

2019 Calendar Now Available!

My 2019 calendar is now available! The cost is $17.00 plus $7.50 postage and can be purchased through Paypal (button below). If you don’t use Paypal or for any other reason you can also contact me directly to order. It will be available at Salamanca market every week too… Read more →
Cape Tourville

Cape Tourville

Cape Tourville is a wonderful short walk in the Freycinet National Park. It offers outstanding views of the Hazards, Freycinet Peninsula and north to the Friendly Beaches. It is also the easiest way to get a glimpse of Wineglass Bay – seen in the image below as the sandy beach right in the middle, between the Hazards and the peninsula… Read more →
Dusk at the Cradle Mountain Boatshed

Dusk at the Cradle Mountain Boatshed

A major highlight of my Cradle Mountain photography workshops is sunrise and sunset down at Dove Lake. On my last trip back in June, the mountain had a nice layer of snow, and dusk at the boat shed brought some very subtle and muted colours… Read more →
Red Hygrocybe mushroom Tasmania

Red Hygrocybe mushroom Tasmania

Today’s post is about this nice red fungi. I dont know much about it other than that it is reasonably common in the Tasmanian rainforest.  I am quite sure it is a Hygrocybe. I have a sneaking suspicion it might perhaps be a Hygrocybe firma, but for the time being here are the pics This fungi is often a fairly tricky fungi to shoot as it often grows straight out of the ground and you need to perform some tripod gymnastics to get interesting angles – such as the the image above… Read more →
Upcoming Tasmanian Photography Workshops

Upcoming Tasmanian Photography Workshops

Spring 2018 bookings are coming to a close, but new dates for Autumn 2019 are coming through, contact me to register interest! Cradle Mountain: April 7~10, 2019; $1995 per person. Four days at Cradle Mountain shooting sunrise, sunset AND night sky at Dove Lake… Read more →