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Hobart and South East

The making of a photograph: Scarlet

For a little change of pace I thought I would share some behind the scenes shots and thoughts that went into one of my shots titled “Scarlet”. This shot is from a few years ago now, yet it still remains one of the most vibrant and memorable sunsets I have photographed. It was taken at...Read More

Hobart and Surrounds Photography Workshop

The Hobart and Surrounds photography workshop is a half day workshop which covers two of the most visually rewarding aspects of landscape photography. We start the afternoon exploring a couple of waterfalls in the foothills of Mt Wellington only a short drive from central Hobart. During this session you will be encouraged to use manual...Read More

Dark Mofo Light Show: Articulated Intersect

The Dark Mofo light show has begun! Articulated Intersect is an interactive light show with 18 high powered lights placed around Hobart’s scenic waterfront. The beams are a striking blue colour and add a new dimension to traditional photos of Hobart’s familiar waterfront landmarks. Visitors to the Hobart Waterfront are free to manipulate the levers...Read More

Mt Wellington Sunrise Over Hobart

Here are some shots of a rather special Mt Wellington sunrise this morning. Most of Hobart was covered with mist and the dawn colour just lingered and lingered meaning I was able to shoot a few, recompose, and shoot some more! I shot two panorama sequences (ie 3 or 4 exposures with the intention of...Read More

Epic Hobart sunset last night…

Well we sure were treated to an epic Hobart sunset last night weren’t we… Lots of high level cloud and a mostly clear sky had me throwing my gear in the car for a quick drive to Bellerive in anticipation of something special… and boy it was good, check out some short footage (phone camera)...Read More

Mt Wellington Hikes: Devils Throne

While there are many well known Mt Wellington hikes on the Hobart side of the mountain, the Devils Throne via Thark Ridge is less well known and the trail less maintained. The trail to Thark Ridge has been refreshed and now leaves from the huge car park on the road to the Pinnacle, just past...Read More

MONA Hobart: The Red Queen Exhibition

The Red Queen is the current exhibition at Hobart’s world beating museum and art gallery, MONA (the Museum of Old & New Art). The Red Queen is a reference to the Lewis Carroll classic “Through the Looking Glass” and the exhibition runs until April 21, 2014. Please forgive the lack of writing today and feel...Read More

Sunset Photography Courses Tasmania

Sunrise and sunset photography is traditionally a favourite among landscape photographers – beginners and pros alike. The colour of the sunset sky and the visually rewarding nature of long exposure results in some truly stunning images. I run a half day “Hobart & Surrounds” photographic workshop here in Hobart which finishes with a sunset shoot...Read More

Sunrise Photos: Tessellated Pavement Tasmania

I took an early morning drive today to the Tessellated Pavement Tasmania which is one of my favourite spot for sunrises. I have been meaning to re-shoot the pavements for a long time and the forecast overnight was for clear skies with showers developing during the day which to me meant the perfect combination for...Read More

Waterfalls Tasmania: Snug Falls

Snug Falls is a nice short walk just a little way south of Hobart. I have been in there once before, and was lucky to have a close encounter with a platypus. Spring is the Season for Waterfalls in Tasmania Tasmania is experiencing a very wet and wild spring so far this year and many...Read More