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Cradle Mountain and Central North

Tasmanian Bushfires

Summer 2015-16 is going to long be remembered for a series of major Tasmanian bushfires which thankfully have had very little impact on life and property, but have nonetheless been utter disasters – if for no other reason than what they potentially signify for what’s to come in a drier and warmer 21st century as...Read More

Cradle Mountain Waterfalls

Summer means low rainfall which usually means that waterfalls are not the best photography subject – however, a positive side of low water levels is that you can access angles and perspectives on rivers and waterfalls that are normally very hard – or impossible. Crater Falls Crater Falls is the nicest waterfall in the Cradle...Read More

Liffey Falls Tasmania

Of all the waterfalls to photograph in Tasmania, Liffey Falls is without a doubt one of the most rewarding. The trail begins in a large parking and picnic area, and passes through some beautiful tall ferns, myrtles and sassafras before joining the Liffey River. There are many cascades to stop at on the way down...Read More

Overland Track – Day 4: Mt Ossa and Kia Ora

Day 4 begins at the Pelion Hut, and includes the highlight of the trip – the summit of Mt Ossa, Tasmania’s highest mountain! This part of the track is a part I have visited before. If you don’t have a week or so to traverse the entire Overland Track, there is a short cut into...Read More

Overland Track – Day 3: Mt Oakleigh & Pelion Plains

Day 3 on the Cradle Mountain Huts Overland Track hike traverses some magnificent mountain scenery including Mt Pelion West and Mt Oakleigh. Departing the cozy hut on Pine Forest Moor, we continue south and soon enter some tall forest. Here we see historic remains of an old tram way, which was originally intended to cart...Read More

Startrails at the Cradle Mountain Boatshed

The Cradle Mountain boatshed needs no introduction – it is one of the most popular spots to visit and photograph for visitors to Cradle Mountain. I regularly visit the boatshed as part of my 3 day photography workshops in the region, and during April, we included a trip to the boatshed on a starry night...Read More

Sunrise Cradle Mountain

Sunrise Cradle Mountain – the aim of photographers everywhere is to capture the soft morning light on the jagged peak of Cradle Mountain, perhaps a reflection in the lake and a bit of mist. I started a recent shoot at the lake, and although it was a beautiful morning, I could see I wasn’t going...Read More