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Tasmanian Orchids – Sun Orchid

Tasmanian Orchids – Sun Orchid

Tasmania has a wonderful array of native orchids and last month I joined an Eco Tours Tasmania trip to search for and photograph many species in the Arthur Pieman Conservation Area. I have a great many images to share, and I am starting with some sun orchids, which are known collectively as “Thelymitra”… 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 →
Macro photography with flowers: Pink Lily

Macro photography with flowers: Pink Lily

Here are a couple of macro photographs of a pink lily I took earlier in the year, using my 100mm f2.8 macro lens. I enjoy the effect (and challenge!) of extremely shallow depth of field when shooting macro, and flowers are a perfect subject… Read more →
Macro Photography Tips: A Closer Look at the Landscape

Macro Photography Tips: A Closer Look at the Landscape

Recently I was on the north coast of Tasmania, at Narawntapu National Park. The weather was fine and sunny, which isn’t necessarily my favourite conditions for landscape photography. Instead I spent the morning with the macro lens attached, and pointed at the coast vegetation… Read more →