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Tarkine Fungi (Part II)

Tarkine Fungi (Part II)

Here are some more fungi shots from a recent trip to Tasmania’s Tarkine, part of my 4 day Cradle Mountain photography workshop in fact. This workshop usually runs 2 or 3 times a year, and the next dates are September 12-15… Read more →
Aurora during Bay of Fires Workshop!

Aurora during Bay of Fires Workshop!

The aurora australis made a little cameo during last weeks Bay of Fires workshop! The clouds were unfortunately placed in the south but nevertheless a clear band of green in a gap came through, and we managed a few snaps. It is always exciting to see the aurora, and as part of a group tour it has that extra spark of excitement… Read more →
Circular Polariser Filter in Landscape Photography

Circular Polariser Filter in Landscape Photography

The circular polariser filter is one of the most useful filters available to landscape photographers and is surprisingly uncomplicated to use, and provides quite a dramatic effect in your images. The two shots below highlight this difference. When to use a circular polariser filter (CPL) Out of all my accessories, the CPL is the one I use the most… Read more →
10 days on the Island – Photography Workshop

10 days on the Island – Photography Workshop

Michael Snedic, of WildNature Photo Expeditions, and I are gearing up for our very own photographic “10 Days on the Island”, a 10 day workshop that covers most of the state! Running from May 22-31, the trip includes 3 nights on the east coast at Bicheno, 3 nights at Cradle Mountain and a further 3 nights at Corinna in the Tarkine… 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 →
Upcoming Tasmanian Photography Workshops

Upcoming Tasmanian Photography Workshops

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! Bay of Fires: 4 days, April 3~6, 2017; $1495 per person Seascape sunrises, sunsets and night sky sessions… Read more →
A Field Guide to Tasmanian Fungi

A Field Guide to Tasmanian Fungi

A Field Guide to Tasmanian Fungi is the ultimate resource for those keen on learning a little (or a lot!) more about the fascinating autumn denizens of the forest floor – the fungi. Along with the all-weather “Fungi Flip” these guides should be able to help you identify almost any of the strange forms you might find while bushwalking in the cooler months of autumn and early winter… Read more →
Raptor Release 21 December 2016

Raptor Release 21 December 2016

The Raptor Refuge have again released a fighting fit young Wedge Tailed Eagle into the wild. Another successful raptor release yesterday, fulfilling the Refuge’s motto of “helping them soar again” out in the bushland and rolling hills of the Southern Midlands near Colebrook… Read more →
Devils@Cradle – Tasmanian Devil Park

Devils@Cradle – Tasmanian Devil Park

The Devils@Cradle Wildlife Park up at Cradle Mountain is a great place to visit and learn about Tasmania’s unique “carnivorous marsupials” – the well known Tasmanian Devil and the slightly less well known quoll species. The Tasmanian Devil needs no introduction and spotting one is usually very high on a visitors list of things to do in Tasmania… Read more →
Aurora Australis, October 25 2016

Aurora Australis, October 25 2016

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 →