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Bay of Fires and North East

The Crepuscular Bay of Fires

This very crepuscular sunrise was the highlight of one of my Bay of Fires workshops earlier this year. We ventured down to the famous Bay of Fires Tree and the dawn was very grey to begin with, and the pre dawn offered very little in the way of colour and light. Shortly after sunrise however,...Read More

Bay of Fires: Sloop Reef

We spent a fair bit of time at the Sloop Reef during this months Bay of Fires trip. The Sloop Reef is one of my favourite spots and it was great seeing it under moody grey clouds with steady waves crashing below. This selection of photos was captured at dusk. Hoping for a colorful sunset,...Read More

Bay of Fires Night Sky & Aurora Photo Shoot

The Bay of Fires at night can be just as spectacular as it is by day! Here are some photos from a couple of night sky shoots in the area over the last few years, including a cloudy aurora from April 2017. On another visit just this month, we weren’t lucky enough to capture an...Read More

…and then the pelican yawned

Had a bit of fun shooting a pelican last month in the Bay of Fires. The angle was really interesting as he was in some great light off in the distance while I was deep in the shadows, and I was able to frame him nicely between some foreground rocks. The longest lens I had...Read More

Binalong Bay Sunset Shoot

Here are some shots of a Binalong Bay sunset from not too long ago. As with a lot of shoots it is not necessarily the actual sunset itself, but the colour that is thrown up in all parts of the sky that makes these shoots so enjoyable.The sunset itself this evening was not a particularly great...Read More

Rattler Range Tasmania

The Rattler Range is a little known patch ot ancient myrtle rainforest in north east Tasmania. It is part of the Mt Victoria Forest Reserve which includes (of course) Mt Victoria and stretches north to somewhere near the Mt Paris Dam Rd which connects Branxholm and Weldborough. It is a truly beautiful patch of forest...Read More

Mathinna Falls North East Tasmania

Mathinna Falls is a very easy walk, and a rewarding waterfall for photographers. Access is only a short drive from the town of Mathinna in Tasmania’s north east. The trail is mostly flat, and after a short walk you will find the first waterfall which includes rocky cascades below the falls and a nice deep...Read More

Fungi Season!

Autumn means fungi season! It looks like the hot dry summer might be slowly releasing its grip, and the forest can breathe a sigh of relief as the cooler weather kicks in. Autumn really is my favourite time of year to get out and explore (and photograph!) Tasmania. The fungi is a huge highlight as...Read More

Bay of Fires Aurora!

The aurora australis, or Southern Lights, seem to be making a fairly regular appearance during my Tasmanian photography workshops. In the past I have experienced one rather stunning display at Coles Bay as well as a few at Cradle Mountain and now I can add this Bay of Fires aurora to the list too! The...Read More

Bay of Fires Tasmania: Eddystone Point

Eddystone Point in Tasmania’s Bay of Fires is located towards the southern end of the Mt William National Park and is close to one hours driving time from St Helens. Eddystone Point Lighthouse The point is famous for its lighthouse, which is still in use (automated) these days. It is also a spectacular location for...Read More

The Groom River – Blue Tier

As an extension to the Blue Tier Giant walk, visiting the Groom River when in north east Tasmania is highly recommended. The river has many cascades and mossy green boulders and is fringed by tall tree ferns – a perfect setting for the photographically minded! I visited last week, and the water levels were quite...Read More