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Early season fungi finds

A couple of weeks ago I visited St Columba Falls during one of my private 3 day photography workshops and was pleasantly surprised to find quite a lot of fungi out.   It was a sunny day but the clouds were coming and going quite quickly – the two shots above were taken just a...Read More
stunning sunset rainbow over tasmania's midlands

Stunning sunset rainbow

On the way back from last weeks private 3 day Bay of Fires workshop, we were treated to an absolute ripper of a light show including this double rainbow as the sun sunk low in the west. Did we stop and shoot for a bit? You bet we did 🙂 Driving south from relatively clear...Read More
cradle mountain night photography

Cradle Mountain and Dove Lake at night

There is nothing quite like Cradle Mountain and Dove Lake on a clear night. It doesn’t happen too often but sometimes “the stars align” (pardon the pun) and you have a night like this one… These shots are from August 2019. The image above shows the Milky Way in the western sky. The biggest white...Read More

Upcoming Tasmanian Photography Workshops

** UPDATE JAN 2021: My next round of small group tours will be in autumn 2021, and dates are now set. Until then I will be offering an expanded range of private 3 day tours ** Contact me with any questions or to book a place. Mt Field & Styx Valley: ** Runs on demand...Read More
new years eve fireworks hobart

New Years Eve Fireworks Hobart

Hobart has put on another great display with its New Years Eve fireworks. The fireworks were set to shoot a little higher this year and viewers were encouraged to spread out and avoid crowding the Hobart waterfront which is generally the main gathering point. I shot these from Bellerive. Happy New Year everyone. Thanks very...Read More
mt field and styx tour tasmania

Mt Field & Styx Valley Tour Highlights

I have run a fair few of my Mt Field and Styx Valley tours over the past few months and thought I’d share a few of the photographic highlights. Spring is always a good time of year to photograph the rainforest as there is plenty of water on the waterfalls and the new growth of...Read More
Mt Parsons at Freycinet, view to Wineglass Bay

Mt Parsons – The Littlest Hazard

Mt Parsons, the littlest Hazard, is a measly 331 metres high, but includes some magnificent views not seen by many visitors to the incredibly popular Freycinet National Park. The climb up gives you great views back to Sleepy Bay and Cape Tourville, and the township of Coles Bay too. The walk is not signposted nor...Read More
Rainforest along Gold Creek, Styx Valley

Gold Creek Falls – Styx Valley

Thanks to the extremely handy Waterfalls of Tasmania website, I recently made my way to the relatively unknown Gold Creek Falls in the Styx Valley. The creek is covered in stunning green rainforest and the waterfall itself is quite large although hard to frame up in a “typical” kind of way due to the dense...Read More
Moonset at Lion Rock on Tasmania's South Coast

South Cape Bay & Lion Rock

Depending on the direction you have walked from, South Cape Bay is either the reward for a nice and mostly flat two hour walk from Cockle Creek to Australia’s most southerly viewpoint or the end of a grueling week in the wilderness along Tasmania’s lonely and remote south coast. For me recently it was the...Read More
Flying Duck Orchid at Peter Murrell Reserve in Kingston

Flying Duck Orchid – Caleana major

The Flying Duck Orchid is one I haven’t found before (although admittedly I haven’t spent lots of time searching!) but last week I made the time to go out and find some at the Peter Murrell Reserve in Kingston. There is clearly no doubt as to how this particular species gets its name, it looks...Read More

Tiger Orchid – Diuris sulphurea

The Tiger Orchid is putting on a great display right now. I have visited Waverley Flora Park a few times over the past couple of weeks and there are quite a lot. Funnily enough I’m not really finding any other orchids, I might try some other locations in the weeks ahead…        ...Read More