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A night at Narcissus Hut, Lake St Clair

A night at Narcissus Hut, Lake St Clair

Narcissus Hut is the last hut on Tasmania’s Overland Track. Most walkers stay the last night at Windy Ridge, however, and use Narcissus Hut as a shelter in inclement weather when waiting for the ferry ride back to Cynthia Bay. On my last trip down the Overland Track in May, I stayed one night at Narcissus Hut, with the aim of capturing a nice sunset and/or sunrise over the lake, and perhaps even a shot of the stars above Mt Olympus… 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 →
Leeawuleena – Sleeping Waters

Leeawuleena – Sleeping Waters

Leeawuleena – or “Sleeping Waters” is the aboriginal name for Lake St Clair. Here is a selection of dawn shots taken on the lakes edge. Utterly peaceful and serene. Lake St Clair is a beautiful spot. Many of Tasmania’s best bushwalks start (and finish!) here… Read more →
Lake St Clair Night Sky Photos

Lake St Clair Night Sky Photos

Lake St Clair is a stunning part of Tasmania – some truly magnificent walks start from here such as Mt Rufus and the Labyrinth; and its remoteness also makes it a fantastic place to shoot at night, with no light pollution at all… Read more →
Echidna! Lake St Clair

Echidna! Lake St Clair

One fine sunny day up at Lake St Clair, an echidna was enjoying the views as he seeks out his lunch… Here endeth the story  … Read more →
Cuvier River and Interval Composite mode

Cuvier River and Interval Composite mode

I recently spent a few nights up at Lake St Clair and made the time to snoop around the Watersmeet area, where the Cuvier River and Hugel River meet before flowing into the Lake. It was a magnificently still and overcast day, meaning perfect conditions for photographing the forest… Read more →

Wilderness Tasmania: Mt Rufus

A beautiful “Wilderness Tasmania” shoot – evening atop Mt Rufus in central Tasmania. The peak is above 1400m high, but the conditions were calm and serene for this visit earlier in the year. This is the view south over the King William¬†Range… Read more →

Tasmania’s Best 5 Photography Locations: Cradle Mt and Lake St Clair

Welcome to Part 5 of my best Tassie Photography locations. I have to admit being somewhat torn here, not being able to decide whether one of Cradle Mt/Dove Lake or the Lake St Clair area¬†should get a stand alone gong or not… Since they are part of the same national park (don’t worry that it takes 5 or 6 days to walk from one to the other!) I have decided to list them both together… Read more →
Pine Valley & The Labyrinth Tasmania

Pine Valley & The Labyrinth Tasmania

The Labyrinth Tasmania is a maze of tarns, lakes and fantastically named mountains in the heart of Tasmania’s wilderness. Access is via Lake St Clair and Pine Valley. In order to save 6 hours of walking time it is not a bad idea to catch the Lake St Clair ferry service which will run you across the lake to Narcissus… Read more →