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Freycinet and East Coast

Cape Tourville

Cape Tourville is a wonderful short walk in the Freycinet National Park. It offers outstanding views of the Hazards, Freycinet Peninsula and north to the Friendly Beaches. It is also the easiest way to get a glimpse of Wineglass Bay – seen in the image below as the sandy beach right in the middle, between...Read More

Friendly Beaches Stormy Skies

Friendly Beaches, Stormy Skies – looking back at a trip to the Friendly Beaches from quite a few years ago. The weather was overcast, stormy and windy. Great for some afternoon seascapes 😉 The Friendly Beaches is located to the north of Coles Bay and has its own campsites so is a great place to...Read More

Wineglass Bay Cruise

The Wineglass Bay Cruise is a great way to see the wonders of the Freycinet National Park from a unique perspective. The highlight is of course the wonderful geology of the area – the granite cliffs and sandy beaches that make this National Park such a great place to visit and explore. Another major highlight...Read More

Sunrise Bicheno Blowhole

The Bicheno Blowhole is a nice little spot not far from the middle of Bicheno on Tasmanias east coast. In terms of photography locations, it certainly ticks a lot of boxes. It is close to your accommodation and the car park is right beside the blowhole. There are all sorts of patterns in the rock...Read More

Bicheno Seascape Photos

Here are a few shots from Bicheno on Tasmania’s east coast. I haven’t shot a lot there over the years – something I will have to rectify sometime soon! There is a really nice rocky point out beyond the Silver Sands resort where I went for a sunset shoot one night a year or so...Read More

Wineglass Bay Aurora!

The aurora put on a killer show on December 20 which I am sad to say – I slept through… Having missed a big one I watched the numbers like a hawk on December 21 and decided there was still enough in it to warrant a trip up the east coast to attempt a Wineglass...Read More

Maria Island Seascapes

Here is a selection of Maria Island seascapes taken during a winter visit there a couple of winters ago. Maria Island is accessed by ferry from the east coast town of Triabunna. A night or two on the island is basically compulsory for those visiting the island with photography the main aim. You can check...Read More

Freycinet Peninsula: Long Exposure Seascapes

The east coast of Tasmania is a joy for landscape photographers who enjoy long exposure seascapes. There is stunning scenery such as the Tessellated Pavements in the south east, and the Bay of Fires in the north east. The long and winding Tasman Highway runs the length of the coast and takes you past numerous...Read More

Sleepy Bay, Freycinet National Park

Sleepy Bay is located only a short drive from the Freycinet National Park visitor centre. Following the signs to the Cape Tourville lighthouse, you will come across a small car park a few minutes after turning off the main road that leads to the Wineglass Bay track car park. The track is well maintained and...Read More

Maria Island Black & White Photographs

While on Maria Island a couple of months ago I stayed mostly in the Darlington (north) end of the island and took a couple of walks to the Fossil Cliffs and Painted Cliffs. These locations are the most well known so I wanted to “do them justice” on this particular trip. I have had the...Read More

Sunrise at Sea: Fossil Cliffs Maria Island

The Fossil Cliffs Maria Island are perhaps the best place to photograph the sunrise on the island. With a delightfully rocky foreshore and an easterly aspect it is similar to that other great location for sunrises in Tasmania, the Tessellated Pavements on Eaglehawk Neck. The view encompasses the aeons old fossill cliffs, named due to...Read More