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.

Barn Bluff

Barn Bluff

Of my many trips to Cradle Mountain I was yet to climb Barn Bluff, something I was keen to rectify on a recent walk down Tasmania’s Overland Track. Barn Bluff is first spotted just beyond Marions Lookout in the distance beyond Cradle Mountain… Read more →
Sunrise Bicheno Blowhole

Sunrise Bicheno Blowhole

The Bicheno Blowhole is a nice little spot not far from the middle of Bicheno on Tasmanias east coast. In terms of photography locations, it certainly ticks a lot of boxes. It is close to your accommodation and the car park is right beside the blowhole… Read more →
Devils in the snow Cradle Mountain

Devils in the snow Cradle Mountain

Recently I had the rather unique experience of photographing the Tasmanian Devils in the snow at Cradle Mountain! My Cradle Mountain photography workshops all include a visit to the wonderful devil conservation park Devils@Cradle, and in early May our visit co-incided with a few flurries of snow… Read more →
…and then the pelican yawned

…and then the pelican yawned

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 →
Tarkine Fungi (Part II)

Tarkine Fungi (Part II)

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 in Tasmania’s Tarkine

Autumn fungi in Tasmania’s Tarkine

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 →
Aurora during Bay of Fires Workshop!

Aurora during Bay of Fires Workshop!

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 →
Liffey Falls open – for now

Liffey Falls open – for now

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 →