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Tarkine drone photos

As I mentioned in a previous post, I am now the proud owner of a drone, and last year I spent a bit of time getting to know it and would like to share these Tarkine drone photos with you. It is fascinating getting to know the drone and the potential for new images it...Read More

Tarkine rainforest and morning mist

I have been visiting the Tarkine since before moving to Tasmania way back in 2004, and have written many little blog posts about my travels there and the picture below to me represents something of a “full-circle” in terms of my own photography. This image is an aerial (drone) photo of the magnificent rainforest and...Read More

Sea Eagle Pieman River Cruise

During this May’s Tarkine photography workshop we were extremely fortunate to witness this white bellied sea eagle during our Pieman River Cruise one morning. We had chartered the little “Sweetwater” vessel, allowing us a private cruise on the Pieman nice and early in the morning when the morning mist was still dancing with the tips...Read More

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

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

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