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Tarkine and North West

Exploring Tasmania’s Tarkine: Corinna & the Pieman River

There is no doubt that Tasmania’s Tarkine region is one of, if not the best, places to photograph in Tasmania. It is a unique wilderness of rugged coastlines; deep, dark rainforest and beautiful mountain vistas. The small town of Corinna on the banks of the Pieman River is a perfect base for exploring the Tarkine, and...Read More

Tasmania’s Best 5 Photography Locations: Tarkine

Part 2 of my Top 5 Photographic Locations in Tasmania is the wild lands of the North West, the Tarkine. The word “Tarkine” does for me what few other locations names can – it conjures up an image of somewhere wild and a land as old as time itself yet at the same time new and fresh and waiting...Read More

Tarkine: Rainforest and Waterfalls

The Tarkine is a huge area of ancient landscapes, with great landscape vistas from the Waratah-Corinna, and Corinna-Arthur River roads. These drives rival those of the World Heritage Area near Lake St Clair or the Anthony Road out of Roseberry in terms of the views and experience of a truly timeless and unique landscape. Of course, if you’re willing to get...Read More

Tarkine: Arthur River and the Edge of the World

The Tarkine is a very large wilderness area in north west Tasmania, covering the land between the Arthur River in the north, the Pieman River in the south, and the Murchison Highway which connects Burnie to Waratah & Corinna. The region is known for sweeping landscapes over Australia’s largest stretch of continuous rainforest, as well as tall eucalypt forest, buttongrass...Read More

King Island

This time last year I was invited to join Environmental Sculptor Tyrone Jaspers on King Island for a few days to photograph some of his creations in the dramatic coastal environment of the island. It was mid-winter, and my first visit to the island (most famous for cheese, surfing and kelp) so I was looking...Read More

Tasmania’s Tarkine Wilderness Area

This month I am revisiting some images of Tasmania’s Tarkine wilderness. The Tarkine wilderness is a spectacular, remote and until very recently, quite unknown part of Tasmania. Even today there is some ambiguity about the region. There is no formal boundary or defined area called the Tarkine on official maps, however, conservationists opposed to industrial...Read More