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Tarkine

Tarkine Photography: Rainforest Wilderness and Macro Beauty

The Tarkine is a wilderness region of north west Tasmania characterised by wild and dark green rainforest, vast coastal plains and a wild rocky coastline. Tarkine photography reflects this diversity of wild nature, and anyone planning to visit the Tarkine to take photos has a great variety of landscapes to immerse themselves in. My personal...Read More

Tarkine: “Too Precious to Lose” new video

Some of the images from my visit to the proposed Tarkine mine site on Mt Lindsay are now a part of this Australian Greens online video promoting the special and unique values of this wonderful area. Mt Lindsay is a magnificent part of the Tarkine, home to some stunning myrtle rainforest and endangered species such as the Tasmanian Devil. Check out...Read More

Mining in the Tarkine – Mt Lindsay Rainforest

A hot topic right now in Tasmania is that of mining in the Tarkine rainforest. One proposal currently awaiting approval would see Mt Lindsay, below, mined for tin. Mt Lindsay lies at the southern end of the Meredith Range and is a relatively low mountain completely covered in rainforest. If the Mt Lindsay mine goes ahead, the...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

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