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.

Platypus!

Platypus!

One of the trickiest little critters to spot in the wild is the platypus, and last week in the creek above Liffey Falls we found this little guy! Please note – I feel compelled to say that something awful has happened to the sound in uploading to the internet, believe me the original doesn’t sound like the video below: Platypus, Liffey Falls Sept 24 2014 from Luke O’Brien on Vimeo… Read more →
Photos of Japan: Itsukushima Shrine, Miyajima

Photos of Japan: Itsukushima Shrine, Miyajima

We recently took a break in Japan and spent time traveling to a few of Japan’s cultural treasures. We visited the island of Miyajima in Hiroshima Prefecture, as well as Kyoto and our annual visit to Fukushima. I have many images from this trip to share, starting today with the area around Itsukushima Jinja (Shrine) and it’s famous floating torii (Shinto gateway in front of all shrines)… Read more →
Night Sky Photography Workshop at Cradle Mountain

Night Sky Photography Workshop at Cradle Mountain

Lightning has struck twice! During last weeks night sky photography workshop at Cradle Mountain the Aurora australis came out to play (admittedly it was a somewhat weak aurora but nevertheless it was there…) The reason I say lightning has struck twice is because in March 2013, during the seven day Tasmanian photography workshop I run with Michael Snedic, we were treated to this magnificent aurora at Coles Bay… Read more →