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Mycena interrupta – Ol’ Blue Eye

Mycena interrupta, otherwise known as the Pixies Parasol, and maybe even Ol’ Blue Eye might catch on, is almost the poster boy of Tasmanian fungi, and for very good reason. This fungi is easy to identify although it is quite small – max size around that of a 5 or 10 cent piece, but it...Read More

Bay of Fires – Grants Point

Grants Point is another stunning photo location in Tasmania’s Bay of Fires region. I spent a night here recently and caught a sunset/dusk and sunrise/dawn that were (literally) night and day in terms of results. The dusk shoot was under an utterly cloudless sky. This location faces east, so I wasn’t here to shoot the...Read More

Snow at Dove Lake!

This is the scene we were greeted with at Dove Lake last week during this month’s Cradle Mountain photography workshop! As usual, we arrived early for our sunrise shoot, not knowing quite what to expect given the forecast. The drive to the lake was clear – no rain or snow hindered our progress. But when...Read More

Aurora at Freycinet National Park

On the evening of March 27 I headed up to Freycinet, lured by clear skies and a small possibility of an aurora – which has been quite elusive for me lately, it has been ages since I shot a good aurora! The skies stayed clear – mostly – although there was an unfortunately positioned line...Read More

Marriotts Falls

I first visited Marriotts Falls a very long time ago – perhaps 10 years or longer – and was quite captivated by the spot. Myrtles, sassafras and tree ferns framed the graceful waterfall very nicely, but I didn’t feel I had a “great” shot of it yet. I have been back a couple of times,...Read More

Trowutta Arch

The Trowutta Arch is a fascinating bit of geology found along the Tarkine drive in Tasmania’s north west. The drive is well signposted and the walk is very easy, only around 10-15 minutes each way. The walk passes through some beautiful open rainforest, myrtles and tree ferns are the order of the day. I visited...Read More

Chasm Falls

Chasm Falls is a delightful small fall on the edge of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, accessed through the small town of Meander. The falls are accessed from the very end of Smoko Road, where you need to cross the Mother Cummings Rivulet on foot, which could be a significant challenge, if not impossible,...Read More

Upcoming Tasmanian Photography Workshops

My autumn 2019 workshops are starting to fill up – only 1 spot left for Cradle Mt and new dates are now available for a second Tarkine fungi trip! Contact me with any questions or to book a place. Cradle Mountain: September 17~20, 2019; $1995 per person. Four days at Cradle Mountain shooting sunrise, sunset...Read More

Tasmanian bushfires Jan 2019

Tasmania has been experiencing some terrible bushfires this summer. Bushfires are of course nothing new or even unusual in the Australian bush however it is incredibly sad that fragile alpine ecosystems and rainforests are slowly starting to succumb to a warming climate. Just as the Great Barrier Reef seems to be on the way out,...Read More

Moonrise Cradle Mountain

Moonrise at Cradle Mountain over the peaceful buttongrass moors. January 2019 brought with it a “supermoon” – a full moon which is apparently a little larger than usual. I don’t think its really that noticeable really, but it gets a few headlines 🙂 I was up at Cradle Mountain over those dates and captured an...Read More

Zinc Works Hobart

A few shots of the zinc works in Hobart. The zinc works are in Lutana but great photos can be had from directly across the river in Risdon. Here is a series of shots taken last night as the evening wore on.