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Huon Valley and the Far South

Two Tree Point, Bruny Island

Two Tree Point is an easy to find location near Adventure Bay on Tasmania’s Bruny Island. There is a large area to pull the car over and a long sandy beach heading towards Adventure Bay and a nice rocky point to explore – great for long exposure seascapes in low light! I visited at sunrise...Read More

Lake Skinner

Some photos from my second visit to Lake Skinner – and the first day trip with the new Pentax K1! I posted about this hike once previously, and that trip was in bright blue sunny skies in the middle of summer. This trip was overcast, with light showers, and during the short days of late...Read More

The White Wallaby of Bruny Island

There is a special star attraction on Bruny Island – sounding a bit like a character from a Lord of the Rings movie, the “White Wallaby of Adventure Bay” kept us intrepid explorers enthralled on a recent two day photography workshop on the island. It was interesting to see that the white wallaby has a...Read More

Macro shoot, Bruny Island

Bruny Island is a short drive and ferry ride away from Hobart. I spent a couple of days there this week and found abundant opportunities for macro. Spring has well and truly sprung in Tasmania, and besides the monster winds, rain, sun and snow we’ve been having lately, it also means flowers are blooming and...Read More

Sunrise at The Neck Bruny Island

The Neck Bruny Island is an interesting location for many reasons. It is a long and narrow sandy isthmus which connects North and South Bruny. There is a wooden lookout where the views out to sea (in all directions) are wonderful, and at dawn and dusk visitors may see the little penguins as they go...Read More

Bruny Island

Bruny Island is a wonderful destination south of Hobart. It only takes about 45 minutes to drive from Hobart to the ferry at Kettering, and a short 20 minute ride has you (and your car) on the northern end of the island. The ferry runs many times a day so accessing the island shouldn’t be...Read More

Day Walks in Tasmania’s South West: Lake Skinner

Lake Skinner is a very satisfying day walk in Tasmania’s South West. The South West National Park is so vast it is often difficult to know where to go for a short but satisfying day walk, but Lake Skinner and Mt Snowy South is definitely a good one. Access is through the forestry roads near...Read More

Weld Valley Rainforest & Long Exposure Waterfalls

The Weld Valley is part of Tasmania’s “Southern Forests”. These forests are some of the most beautiful and impressive forests in the state, containing tall (up to 100 metres high) eucalypts and magnificent rainforest. While most of the South West is preserved as part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, a lot of the...Read More

Hartz Mountains National Park

The Hartz Mountains are south west of Hobart, the main peaks being Hartz Peak & Mt Snowy, with a ridge called the Devils Backbone running along as a backdrop between the start of the walk and the Pass below the main peaks (Hartz Pass). There are a number of tarns nestled in between the track and...Read More