The aurora made something of a comeback a couple of nights ago – there was an amazing show just on dusk – which I missed – but still a very enjoyable dance continued til the wee hours.
Wrenching myself away from “Oceans 12″ I headed out to Seven Mile Beach (which is basically my “go-to” location in Hobart if I haven’t pre-planned anything)… Read more →
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!
Tarkine: 5 days, April 23~27, 2017; $2195 per person Fantastic autumn fungi, amazing rainforest and waterfalls and Tasmania’s rugged west coast… Read more →
I recently spent a night under the stars giving the Pentax K1 a solid workout, and here are some of the results. I used the Pentax D-FA 24-70 and for my ultra-wide angle needs, the Samyang 14mm 2.8 which is known as a very capable lens for night sky photography – especially for the cost ($500)… Read more →
The Rattler Range is a little known patch ot ancient myrtle rainforest in north east Tasmania. It is part of the Mt Victoria Forest Reserve which includes (of course) Mt Victoria and stretches north to somewhere near the Mt Paris Dam Rd which connects Branxholm and Weldborough… Read more →
Two Tree Point is an easy to find location near Adventure Bay on Tasmania’s Bruny Island. There is a large area to pull the car over and a long sandy beach heading towards Adventure Bay and a nice rocky point to explore – great for long exposure seascapes in low light!… Read more →
I am very happy to announce my new 2017 Tasmanian landscapes calendar is now available! See below to purchase via Paypal.
The cost remains unchanged at $15.00 and I am now taking orders (see below to purchase through Paypal). Postage is $7.50, Australia wide… Read more →
Well I got my wish! On my most recent blog post just a couple of days ago I commented it would be nice to get another aurora sometime soon and last night the numbers looked good, and the sky relatively clear so I packed and took off for Eaglehawk Neck for another crack at catching the lights over the Tessellated Pavement… Read more →
Over the past couple of weeks the brightest planets in the night sky – Venus and Jupiter – have been putting on a show as they appeared closer and closer together. Saturday August 27 was the closest approach but the weather ruined the show in Hobart… Read more →