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.

Binalong Bay Sunset Shoot

Binalong Bay Sunset Shoot

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 →
10 days on the Island – Photography Workshop

10 days on the Island – Photography Workshop

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 →
Notley Fern Gorge Walk Tasmania

Notley Fern Gorge Walk Tasmania

There is a very nice short walk through the Notley Fern Gorge Reserve just out of Legana/Exeter, a short drive from Launceston. Follow the A7 to Legana, turn left onto the C732 (Bridgenorth Rd), and follow the signs to the reserve… Read more →
Post Processing Waterfalls – Nelson Falls

Post Processing Waterfalls – Nelson Falls

An interesting conversation during a recent photography workshop leads me to this article today – about post processing waterfalls for an authentic, rather than “fake” image. We were at Nelson Falls and the conditions were challenging as there was a lot of white water on the waterfall as well as a lot of dark shade in the surrounding forest… Read more →
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 →