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Cradle Mountain and Central North

Tasmanian Experience – report from Cradle Mountain

The seven day “Tasmanian Experience” photography workshop with myself and Michael Snedic wrapped up today after three nights at Cradle Mountain, followed by two nights at Freycinet and the last night here in Hobart. We were truly blessed with the weather at Cradle Mountain and had clear views of the mountains for all but one...Read More

Aurora Australis Tasmania May 2013: Cradle Mountain!

I am sure regular readers know of my obsession with the aurora australis as many of my posts since last spring would attest 🙂 Early this month I was shooting the autumn colours at Cradle Mountain and in the very early hours of May the 2nd the aurora australis popped up behind the snowy crags...Read More

Crater Falls

Crater Falls is one of the only waterfalls in the Cradle Mountain day walk area. The walk begins at Ronney Creek and you will in fact be walking along the first section of the world famous Overland Track! The first 10 minutes or so is along a nice flat boardwalk through a wide open valley...Read More

Tasmanian Fagus & Macro Photography

As well as adding a beautiful splash of colour when taking grand, wide open landscape photographs, the Tasmanian fagus is a wonderful subject for macro photography. After a couple of days walking through the clouds and snow and hail beyond Marions Lookout, I spent my last morning at Dove Lake on the slopes of Mt...Read More

Fagus – Cradle Mountain in Autumn

In follow up to my previous Fagus Watch 2013 post, here are some shots of Tasmania’s fagus in all it’s glory. Last week the clouds were down and the orange glow of the fagus was at it’s peak at Cradle Mountain. These shots are all from the area around the base of Cradle Mountain along...Read More

Great Tasmanian Rainforest Walks – Westmoreland Falls

One of the most rewarding rainforest and waterfall walks I have taken in Tasmania was the short(ish) 2-3 hour return walk to Westmoreland Falls just south of Mole Creek in northern Tasmania’s Great Western Tiers. The track winds firstly through tallish forest before reaching a creek where things turn a little more “Jurassic Park” with...Read More

Photographing Waterfalls in Tasmania: Liffey Falls

One of the most beautiful waterfalls in Tasmania to photograph would have to be Liffey falls which is nestled deep within the rugged peaks, cliffs and rainforest of the Great Western Tiers in northern Tasmania. Located around 30 minutes from Deloraine, the falls are great to visit at any time of the year with the...Read More

Cradle Mountain Photography Tour Highlights

Last week’s Cradle Mountain photography tour coincided with one of Tasmania’s hottest ever days. Shooting the rainforest in these conditions was always going to be tricky but we took a short visit to Weindorfer’s forest behind the old Waldheim hut – which is coincidentally celebrating it’s centenary this year. My workshops are designed with flexibility...Read More

Rainforest Walks at Cradle Mountain

The most often photographed scenes at Cradle Mountain are the classic “postcard” shots of the mountain and Dove Lake, with perhaps a rock here or a boatshed there. The “hidden” beauty at Cradle Mountain, and what makes it such a great place to photograph – in any weather – is the rainforest. Depending on the...Read More

Cradle Mountain Photography Tour & Workshop

I run regular Cradle Mountain photography tours to Tasmania’s most celebrated natural icon for groups of two or more on demand. The tour is a 2 night/3 day all expenses included trip to one of Tasmania’s most photogenic locations. Upon arrival we will visit some of the magnificent short rainforest walks in the area, as...Read More