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Bay of Fires and North East

Blue Tier Giant

The Blue Tier Giant is a 70 metre high Eucalyptus regnans, found in north east Tasmania. The Blue Tier area is known for beautiful tall trees, rainforest and lovely creeks, and this short walks has all of these in an easy hour or so circuit. The walk starts on Lehners Ridge Rd (which is not...Read More

Bay of Fires Photography Tour Report

During December I ran my 3 day Bay of Fires photography tour as a private tour, and here are a few of the highlights. The workshop is based at Tidal Waters in St Helens where we are a 10 minute drive from the wonderful Bay of Fires coast around Binalong Bay. In the three days...Read More

Bay of Fires Photography: Binalong Bay

Binalong Bay is a tranquil seaside town just out of St Helens in the Bay of Fires region in north east Tasmania. The area is literally a paradise for photographers, with sandy beaches, rocky foreshores and exquisite patterns within the multi-coloured lichen that covers the areas smooth granite boulders. There are many “locations within a...Read More

Fungi – North East Tasmania

In the first of what will no doubt be many posts of Tasmanian fungi this autumn, here are a few shots taken in the forests of north east Tasmania last week. Needless to say, the macro lens is the way to go as is getting right down on your hands and knees… I cannot lay...Read More

St Columba Falls

St Columba falls is a very easy short walk in north east Tasmania just 30 minutes away from the seaside town of St Helens. Deep into dairy country, you will pass the Pyengana Dairy and it’s wonderful “Holy Cow Cafe” – well worth a stop after exploring the exquisite rainforest surrounding the waterfall. Visiting St...Read More

Picnic Rocks Tasmania: Bay of Fires

The Picnic Rocks Tasmania are tucked away near Eddystone Point in the lovely Bay of Fires region. Access is via the Ansons Bay Rd which leaves the Tasman Highway just out of St Helens in the states north east. The road is unsealed but for the most part quite good, although there are a few...Read More

Tasmania’s Best 5 Photography Locations: Bay of Fires

Part 4 of my guide to Tasmania’s best is the Bay of Fires region in the north east. This is one area of Tasmania that has been getting a lot of attention internationally lately. Consistently voted one of the worlds best/must see/hidden treasure and so on by international travel experts, the area includes Mt William National...Read More

Bay of Fires, North East Tasmania

The Bay of Fires is a fantastic stretch of coast in NE Tas, stretching from the Mt William National Park in the north, down towards Binalong Bay. Here are a few images from a trip I took to the area  around easter 2009. The Bay of Fires is famous for its brilliant blue sea fringed by the lichen...Read More