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takayna / the Tarkine rainforest Tasmania

Rainforests of takayna

“What is my favourite place to photograph in Tasmania” is the one question I always struggle to answer. It sounds cliched I know but there are so many great spots all over Tasmania! I have always been a fan of the beautiful greenery of the Tasmanian rainforest and takayna (the Tarkine) is certainly one area...Read More
Art for takayna 2022 Hobart Tasmamia

Art for Takayna 2022

EDIT: There will be a closing night event on Saturday night (May 7) with a concert from 6:00pm! Hope to see you there 🙂 Art for takayna 2022 is now open at the Long Gallery in Hobart’s Salamanca Arts Centre. The exhibition runs until May 8 and I have contributed the four images below.  ...Read More

New Tarkine Coast Photography Tour

I have a brand new workshop coming up next month – my new 4 day Tarkine Coast photography tour! Running from April 19 – 22, there are currently two spots still available. West Coast Sunset Shoots We will be based at Tall Timbers in Smithton in the far north west, and the workshop fee includes...Read More
pieman river cruise at corinna tasmania

Pieman River Magical Mystery Tour

The Pieman River snakes its way through Tasmania’s Tarkine region and any visit to Corinna includes a fair amount of time on the river. During my 5 day Tarkine Photography Workshop we base ourselves at Corinna and spend our days exploring the rainforest tracks, remote west coast buttongrass plains and of course the Pieman River....Read More
tarkine que rainforest logging tasmania

Logging and the Election

At the risk of sounding political – well, there is an election this weekend here in Tasmania – I am sharing these photos of magnificent rainforest in the Tarkine. This particular area, along the Que River, contains massive old myrtle trees, giant ferns and fabulous fungi. There is no question of the forests age, beauty...Read More

Sundown Point Petroglyphs

The Sundown Point petroglyphs are a very significant aboriginal cultural site on Tasmania’s west coast. We visited the north west including Arthur River recently and dropped in on the Parks and Wildlife office where we got some incredibly helpful directions on finding them and headed out for sunset at Sundown Point over the petroglyphs. The...Read More
tarkine mt donaldson

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