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Hobart and South East

Snow Gums in the Mist

I have to admit to being severly Hobart-bound lately (more on that later) but something that has been in the back of my mind for quite a while was a visit to Mt Wellington, to photograph the snow gums and rocky dolerite boulder fields on a calm, misty day. Obviously the mountain top attracts people in droves...Read More

From the Vault – Crescent Bay

There was a time, before DSLR’s, when a Photo Shop was a brick and mortar business located on the main streets of towns just like yours. When chemical processing and dark rooms turned film negatives into our cherished images, and no previews on bright LCD screens illuminated our photo taking. Most of photographic history was spent in such...Read More

Cape Hauy, Tasman Peninsula

Cape Hauy is another classic day walk on the Tasman Peninsula, on the way to Port Arthur. The walk leaves from Fortescue Bay, and is a little less than 2 hours one way. The views up and down the coast, from Pirates Bay in the north all the way down south towards Cape Pillar and...Read More

Hobart & Mt Wellington

Hobart is a great city, it really is like the “Wilderness Capital of Australia”. It is situated on the Derwent River, which is a large enough port that dozens of giant Cruise Ships come by every summer, the Antarctic research boats make their home here, and even Sea Shepherd seem to have adopted Hobart as...Read More

Sunset Photos: Red Ochre Beach

Red Ochre Beach and Park Beach are places I’ve been meaning to visit for a little while, and I decided on Sunday it was time to head out that way. Hobart really is blessed with the amount of waterways, peninsulas and rocky beaches in such proximity to the city, not to mention the mountain which...Read More

Cape Raoul Walk, Tasman Peninsula

Last week we spent a couple of days doing the Cape Raoul walk on the Tasman Peninsula. The hike is approximately 5 hours return, and is most often done as a return day walk. There is however a very convenient grassed area only about 1 km from the Cape itself which is a great place...Read More