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Climate Change – Please Take Action

I would like to ask you – yes you! – whether you are a regular or a first time visitor to my site to please support the motion being proposed by Zali Steggall MP to force the Australian parliament to establish a Climate Change Act and start treating the climate issue as the serious emergency...Read More
Bird River Tasmania

Bird River Western Tasmania

The Bird River has been on my radar for a very long time and I finally got out to see it over the Australia day long weekend. The walk is accessed from Queenstown, and includes roughly an hours drive on mostly unsealed roads. The final 5 km is very narrow and recommended as 4 wheel...Read More
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Tasmanian fungi – Russula persanguinea

Today’s Tasmanian fungi of the day is Russula persanguinea. This is a funny one. I see it all the time, to the point that I regard it as quite common but when it came to selecting photos for this blog post I found I had relatively few photos of it! All the following photos are...Read More

Tasmanian sassafras flower

The Tasmanian sassafras is one of the most common trees in the Tasmanian rainforest and produces a beautiful flower which ends up covering the forest floor in September after falling from the rainforest canopy. I like to photograph the fallen flowers which invariably seem to find their way to a nice resting place on a...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 spring 2020 dates now decided too. 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...Read More

Australias Fire Tragedy

Like all Australians I am watching on in horror at the ongoing bushfire crisis across much of the Australian mainland. It is on my mind constantly and the sheer scale of the losses already inflicted and the potential of what’s to come – not just this summer but into the future – is actually frightening....Read More
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Tarkine drone photos

As I mentioned in a previous post, I am now the proud owner of a drone, and last year I spent a bit of time getting to know it and would like to share these Tarkine drone photos with you. It is fascinating getting to know the drone and the potential for new images it...Read More

Happy New Year!

Happy new year everyone! Best wishes for 2020. Here are some shots of the early (family friendly time of 9:30) fireworks last night from Bellerive, hence the bright sky. I was already asleep by midnight… For anyone playing along at home, my settings were: 6 second exposures at f16. ISO100. If this had been the...Read More

Tarkine rainforest and morning mist

I have been visiting the Tarkine since before moving to Tasmania way back in 2004, and have written many little blog posts about my travels there and the picture below to me represents something of a “full-circle” in terms of my own photography. This image is an aerial (drone) photo of the magnificent rainforest and...Read More
Tasmanian fungi Pleurotus purpureo-olivaceus

Fungi: Pleurotus purpureo-olivaceus

Over the past few yeas I have photographed many fungi in Tasmania and wanted to start being a little more thorough re ID-ing and recording them, so expect to see lots of random posts now and then as I try and sort through my fungi photos and present them in a somewhat useful manner! Most...Read More

Bay of Fires Night Shoot

Back in October I was the organiser for a group of US photographers for a 14 day trip around Tasmania. We criss-crossed the state enjoying sunrises, sunsets, ancient forests and all those stunning sights Tasmania is known for. Our last port of call was the Bay of Fires where as luck would have it we...Read More