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takayna / the Tarkine rainforest Tasmania

Rainforests of takayna

“What is my favourite place to photograph in Tasmania” is the one question I always struggle to answer. It sounds cliched I know but there are so many great spots all over Tasmania! I have always been a fan of the beautiful greenery of the Tasmanian rainforest and takayna (the Tarkine) is certainly one area...Read More
Richmond Bridge lit up in red for Dark Mofo

Red Richmond Bridge

The historic Richmond Bridge is celebrating Dark Mofo this winter! The beautiful yellow sandstone bridge is a stunning sight in red so it was great to snap a few shots the other day 🙂     I’m not sure how long the red lights will stay on at Richmond but best get out there quick...Read More

Winter at Freycinet – the Milky Way

Next month I will be running a special winter light and astro photography workshop at Freycinet and to whet your appetite, here are some shots from a couple of years ago. Don’t let the cold weather put you off – winter is a stunning time to explore Tasmania! Especially for photographers – the days are...Read More
Rainbow Hobart waterfront

Hobart Waterfront

Happy new week everybody! I started the week at the Hobart waterfront this morning where this nice little rainbow shone across the scene and demanded a quick photo or two.      
Spring growth on the myrtle beech (N. cunninghamii) trees

Myrtle beech new spring leaves

The peak of autumn and just as the deciduous beech leaves are changing might seem an odd time to be bringing up spring growth on the myrtle beech trees but I thought it would be interesting to share a few photos from last spring. The myrtle beech (Nothofagus cunninghamii) is a direct relative of the...Read More
Tasmanian Photography Gallery in Richmond

Autumn Exhibition at Richmond Gallery

Our gallery at Richmond Botanicals has undergone a seasonal change, with a brand new autumn exhibition now hanging! Cam and I have selected some of our favourite autumn-themed images, such as the fagus leaves, the tiny and fantastical fungi of the rainforest and avenues of coloured leaves in rural Tasmania.   The exhibition will stay...Read More
Deciduous beech on Hounslow Heath at Cradle Mountain

Fagus at Hounslow Heath

This year prior to my “Festival of Fagus” workshop with the Cradle Mountain Hotel, I spent half a day amongst the fagus on Hounslow Heath. The highlight of the walk was this particularly large fagus tree – encountered very shortly after commenting that you don’t often see many big fagus trees!   The fagus is...Read More

Upcoming Tasmanian Photography Workshops

** UPDATE MAY 2022: New range of tours alert! Freycinet Winter Light in July and the “Complete” Tarkine, 6 days based at Corinna and Smithton. Bay of Fires on again in October. Private 3 day tours available on demand all year round ** Contact me with any questions or to book a place. Freycinet Winter...Read More
Art for takayna 2022 Hobart Tasmamia

Art for Takayna 2022

EDIT: There will be a closing night event on Saturday night (May 7) with a concert from 6:00pm! Hope to see you there 🙂 Art for takayna 2022 is now open at the Long Gallery in Hobart’s Salamanca Arts Centre. The exhibition runs until May 8 and I have contributed the four images below.  ...Read More
Tasmanian Fungi - Earthstars

Early autumn fungi finds

While most of Tassie has had an extremely dry summer (the driest on record in some parts) the north east has copped a fair bit of rain. On a recent trip up to the Bay of Fires, we spent half a day at St Columba Falls and were quite happy to find plenty of fungi...Read More

New Tarkine Coast Photography Tour

I have a brand new workshop coming up next month – my new 4 day Tarkine Coast photography tour! Running from April 19 – 22, there are currently two spots still available. West Coast Sunset Shoots We will be based at Tall Timbers in Smithton in the far north west, and the workshop fee includes...Read More