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RIP Bay of Fires Lone Tree

By now this isn’t exactly breaking news but I thought I should pay homage to the famous little Bay of Fires Lone Tree which passed away during some heavy weather late last year.     For those who don’t know – this little tree was right in the heart of Binalong Bay and made for...Read More

Upcoming Tasmanian Photography Workshops

** UPDATE JAN 2022: Autumn trips are starting to fill, with places still available on all trips. Private 3 day tours available on demand all year round ** Contact me with any questions or to book a place. Bay of Fires: 4 days, March 1 ~ 4, 2022; $1795 per person Seascape sunrises, sunsets and...Read More

Tasmania’s Leatherwood

One of Tasmania’s unique trees is the Leatherwood (Eucryphia lucida). It is endemic to Tasmania, found nowhere else on earth, and contributes to Tasmania’s Gondwanic heritage, with ancestor Eucryphia species found in South America.     Tasmania’s leatherwood tree is most well known as the source of it’s fragrant honey. Indeed, it is quite a...Read More

Cradle Mountain Festival of Fagus 2022

In conjunction with the Cradle Mountain Hotels “Festival of Fagus” I am very excited to be presenting a day photographing Tasmania’s botanical wonder again in autumn 2022. There will be two dates to choose from Sunday April 24 & Sunday May 1. Every year for a couple of weeks each side of ANZAC day the...Read More
Comet Leonard from kunanyi/Mt Wellington Tasmania

Comet Leonard

Last night I took advantage of the clear skies and lack of moonlight to get out and see if I could capture Comet Leonard. I decided on kunanyi/Mt Wellington as I hadn’t been up there in ages, and given the comets location in the western sky I thought the other side of Hobart’s city lights...Read More
The Centurion Tree tasmania

The Centurion Tree

I am a big fan of big trees, and recently made my way out to the biggest of the big trees (or at least the tallest!) – the Centurion Tree. The Centurion Tree is 100 metres high and is Australia’s tallest tree. According to Wikipedia it is also the third tallest in the world, behind...Read More
Star trails and the aurora over Courts Island, South Bruny Island

South Bruny Island Seascapes

I recently spent a couple of days down on South Bruny Island. There is great camping at Jetty Beach Campground which is only a short drive from the South Bruny Lighthouse, where there are great scenic spots – including of course, the lighthouse itself!     For dusk, I wandered on down to the rocky...Read More
Talking Landscape Photography

Talking Landscape Photography

I don’t often find myself in front of a camera, but last night I joined Luke Tscharke and Paul Hoelen on their online photography chat show – Talking Landscape Photography. It was a very enjoyable chat, talking about myself (luckily a topic I know quite a bit about!) and my journey from point and shoot...Read More
Hygrocybe cheelii, pink fungi in the Styx Valley Tasmania

Hygrocybe cheelii and friends

One of the more common spring fungi is the beautiful pink Hygrocybe cheelii. On a recent day trip to Mt Field & the Styx Valley we found plenty of them as well as a few extras which were well worth some attention too. All these images were captured with my trusty ol’ Pentax K1, many...Read More
aurora australis tasmania november 4 2021

The Southern Lights are back!

Thursday November 4, 2021 was a stunning night viewing the southern lights, and included some incredibly high beams on a perfectly clear and dark night. Tasmania was treated to a real spectacle as a major geomagnetic storm hit and the aurora put on a mesmerising dance. The night was perfectly clear for what was one...Read More
Tasmanian landscape photography gallery

New Tasmanian Photography Gallery in Richmond

I have some exciting news to share… Myself and Cam Blake are very excited to announce a new venture at historic Bellevue House in Richmond! We will have our images on display in a dedicated gallery space next to Richmond Botanicals (entry to the gallery is through Richmond Botanicals). The gallery will of course showcase...Read More