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Friendly Beaches Stormy Skies

Friendly Beaches Stormy Skies

Friendly Beaches, Stormy Skies – looking back at a trip to the Friendly Beaches from quite a few years ago. The weather was overcast, stormy and windy. Great for some afternoon seascapes The Friendly Beaches is located to the north of Coles Bay and has its own campsites so is a great place to set up for a few days if you are exploring the east coast… Read more →
The Glimmering Leatherwood

The Glimmering Leatherwood

A lazy summer morning by the Franklin River… the longer you sit and look, the more you notice… the glistening of crystal clear waters and the glimmering leatherwood The Glimmering Leatherwood (Part I) from Luke O’Brien on Vimeo. The Glimmering Leatherwood (Part II) from Luke O’Brien on Vimeo… Read more →
Lovers Falls, Tarkine

Lovers Falls, Tarkine

Lovers Falls is one of the highlights of a trip to Corinna. Made even more special due to its seclusion, it is only accessible by kayak, or chartering a small boat from Corinna meaning you aren’t likely to encounter hordes of tourists at any given time… Read more →
Fungi along the Overland Track

Fungi along the Overland Track

The last couple of days of rain have gotten me thinking about the cooler autumn months which are not far away now. One of the main highlights of autumn for me is the fungi, and I schedule all of my photography workshops through autumn to share this wonderful time of year with people… Read more →
Hogarth Falls in Strahan

Hogarth Falls in Strahan

Hogarth Falls is a very easy short walk through the Peoples Park in Strahan on Tasmania’s west coast. The track is flat and wide and an easy stroll for people of all fitness levels. I visited a few weeks ago and water levels were fairly low which allowed a little bit of rock hopping for a few different angles I have to admit to not spending much time in Strahan… Read more →
Arthur Pieman Conservation Area Orchids

Arthur Pieman Conservation Area Orchids

All the orchid photos I have been sharing lately are from the Arthur Pieman Conservation Area in Tasmania’s north west. This area, as its name would suggest, encompasses the land in between the Arthur River in the north to the Pieman River in the south… Read more →
Tasmanian Beard Orchids (Calochilus)

Tasmanian Beard Orchids (Calochilus)

Next I have some, in fact all three, of Tasmania’s beard orchids to share with you. The three types of beard orchid are the pale, the strap and the purple. All three are found around Arthur River in Tasmania’s Tarkine region… Read more →
Greenhood orchids

Greenhood orchids

Continuing the orchid theme, next up are some greenhood orchids. Again from the Arthur River area, there were quite a lot on display during late October, and we were extra fortunate to find a few of the very rare Arthur River greenhood (Pterostylis rubenachii) and the rather striking long yellow bearded Pterostylis tasmanica… Read more →
Tasmanian Spider Orchids – Caladenias

Tasmanian Spider Orchids – Caladenias

The Tasmanian Spider Orchids, or Caladenia species, were in full flower late October in the Arthur Pieman Conservation Area. Here is a selection of images, some as shot, others cropped, to show the delicate features of the flower. They were literally everywhere, and our guide Geoff was commenting it must have been the best season in years… Read more →