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Tarkine and North West

Tarkine Fungi (Part II)

Here are some more fungi shots from a recent trip to Tasmania’s Tarkine, part of my 4 day Cradle Mountain photography workshop in fact. This workshop usually runs 2 or 3 times a year, and the next dates are September 12-15. Fungi is always a major part of my autumn tours, there is a myriad...Read More

Autumn fungi in Tasmania’s Tarkine

Autumn = fungi, and Tasmania’s Tarkine is one great place to find it! Recently I have been to Corinna, and also visited Philosophers Falls a couple of times, and it is pretty much peak season for mushrooms! Here are a few of my recent images, including some attempt at ID from my fungi flip and...Read More

Donaldson River, Tarkine

The Donaldson River is a tributary of the Pieman River in Tasmania’s Tarkine and in fact a significant river in its own right. It snakes its way across the buttongrass plains  and rainforests of the Tarkine Hinterland before joining the Pieman near Corinna. The river crosses the infamous “Road to Nowhere” but other than that...Read More

Wandle Falls Walk Part II – Fungi!

The Wandle Falls walk in Tasmania’s Tarkine region is a straightforward walk, in fact, meandering through the myrtle forest searching for tiny autumn fungi might in fact be the best way to enjoy this location! As per my previous post, the falls are accessed from the A10 highway. This part of the highway traverses some...Read More

Wandle Falls Track Part I – The Waterfall

Another short but rewarding walk in Tasmania’s Tarkine region is the scramble to Wandle Falls. Located on the Murchisson Highway (A10) a short distance from Waratah, park your car at the Wandle River crossing and follow the creek downstream (west) a short distance. The forest is quite nice and well and truly worth a stop...Read More

Exploring Tasmania’s Tarkine: Ramsay Rainforest

Clutching my copy of the Tarkine Trails guidebook, I decided to do a little reccie in the Ramsay Rainforest area near Waratah in Tasmania’s beautiful Tarkine region. The start of the track was easy to find (thanks to the guidebook!) and I decided to just walk and see how far I would get. The track...Read More

Tarkine Timelapse – Hellyer Gorge

This autumn I have made a couple of trips to Tasmania’s beautiful Tarkine region, once on my own to shoot and explore and the second trip being the workshop in early May. The first trip was back in April and one of the locations I spent some time was Hellyer Gorge. Hellyer Gorge is located...Read More

Tarkine Trails Guide to Visiting the Tarkine

Tarkine Trails is a new guide book for those looking to get out and explore the Tarkine at their own pace. Launched in December 2015, the guide is filled with magnificent photographs of the wild landscapes of the Tarkine by many Tasmanian photographers – myself included 🙂 Many Tasmanian bookstores are stocking the book, or...Read More

Philosopher Falls

Philosopher Falls is a simply stunning rainforest walk allowing visitors to really experience Tasmania’s Tarkine rainforest in all its glory. Philosopher Falls Track There is a nicely constructed track through some truly beautiful rainforest, complete with moss covered myrtles, tree ferns and of course an army of tiny autumn fungi which appear to devour the...Read More

Boat Harbour Sunrise

I captured this rather stunning sunrise at Boat Harbour in north west Tasmania recently. I was up in Wynyard to set up my exhibition “Solitude” which runs until the end of October, and while there took the opportunity to shoot in and around the Waratah-Wynyard area. Boat Harbour is a tiny seaside town around 20...Read More

McGowans Falls

I revisited the wonderful McGowans Falls last week. Unlike my previous visit, which was in the late summer, there was a great amount of water and the falls were at their best. Winter and spring really are the best seasons for visiting and photographing waterfalls for this very reason. The falls are an easy walk...Read More