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Tasmania A Photographic Journey

Just a reminder that my book, “Tasmania: A Photographic Journey” is still available and may be just the perfect Christmas gift you are looking for! The cost is $49.95 (plus $10 postage). Postage becomes $7.50 per book when purchasing more than one copy. To order see below: Paypal Invoice If you don’t require postage, don’t...Read More

Fungi in…spring?

I am a big fan of photographing Tasmania’s wonderful fungi and as everyone knows, fungi = autumn, right? Well, as it turns out, fungi = anytime really…     On a recent trip around Tasmania I found a few fungi species including a beautiful pink one I don’t seem to have noticed before, and another...Read More
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Styx Valley Big Tree Reserve

On a recent visit to the Styx Valley big tree reserve I noticed a few changes afoot… It seems almost all of the viewing infrastructure has been taken out. The walking track is still there but the sloped wall you could lie back on to look up at the forest giants is gone. As is...Read More

Humpback Whales off Binalong Bay

During last weeks Bay of Fires workshop my guests and I were extremely fortunate to experience a small family of humpback whales off Binalong Bay! We were on board the Bay of Fires Eco Tours Cruise, and the skipper very kindly stopped and let us view the gentle giants of the ocean and we enjoyed...Read More

Upcoming Tasmanian Photography Workshops

My autumn 2020 dates are now set, with a real focus on the autumn colours of Cradle Mountain and the Tarkine. Bay of Fires dates also TBA shortly. Contact me with any questions or to book a place. Cradle Mountain: April 15~18, 2020; $1995 per person. Four days at Cradle Mountain shooting sunrise, sunset AND...Read More
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Shooting the Sunrise – Sleepy Bay

Shooting the sunrise can be one of the most enjoyable aspects of landscape photography. Being up before everyone else really awakens that sense of adventure – setting out in the dark and fumbling around with a head-torch to find your location and get your gear set up. More significantly, experiencing the pre-dawn silence and watching...Read More
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Marions Lookout Hike

The Marions Lookout hike at Cradle Mountain is great for those who want to push themselves just that little bit more than the reasonably flat and family friendly Dove Lake circuit hike. Pack some lunch and allow yourself at least half a day – longer if the weather is good and you want to extend...Read More

Middlesex Plains

Over the winter I added a new dimension to my photography with the purchase of a DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone! There has been a fair bit to learn obviously, and I am still well and truly a beginner but I was able to get a good trial run in recently under the beautiful morning...Read More

Sea Eagle Pieman River Cruise

During this May’s Tarkine photography workshop we were extremely fortunate to witness this white bellied sea eagle during our Pieman River Cruise one morning. We had chartered the little “Sweetwater” vessel, allowing us a private cruise on the Pieman nice and early in the morning when the morning mist was still dancing with the tips...Read More

Tasman Peninsula Blowhole

The Tasman Peninsula Blowhole is a nice little attraction at the entrance to the Tasman Peninsula just after you cross Eaglehawk Neck. As well as the blowhole itself, there is a short walk to a lookout, and further on to the Devils Kitchen and Tasman Arch. The whole area contains some pretty interesting geology and...Read More

Sunset Mortimer Bay

Last night’s sunset from Mortimer Bay. Long exposures captured with a 5 stop ND and the “Interval Composite” feature of the Pentax K1.           The last image above also included an interesting lesson from the field. This evening I switched the “Save Process” to ON (normally I have it off). What...Read More