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Mt Field & South West

NEW TOUR – Group tour dates TBA. Currently available as a 3 day private workshop.

** Based at the Giants Table in Maydena **
south west tasmania photo tour

Explore Mt Field and the rugged South West over 3 days in this new workshop

Tasmania’s tallest trees and rugged south west landscapes, this 3 day workshop includes many wonderful photographic opportunities. Based in Maydena, short drives take us to the Mt Field National Park and its famous waterfalls and forest scenery. We will experience the giant trees in the Styx and Florentine Valleys as well as searching for seasonal delights such as fungi in autumn and orchids and flowers in spring. And the cherry on top is remote sunset shoots in Tasmania’s rugged south west.
styx valley photo tour tasmania

We will explore the secluded Styx & Florentine Valleys, home to Australia’s tallest trees

Itinerary

Day 1: Mt Field Waterfalls Highlights: Easy day with a short drive from Hobart to Mt Field. We will spend the day photographing the waterfalls and seasonal highlights at Mt Field.

Day 2: Tall trees Highlights: Tassie’s giant trees in the Styx & Florentine Valleys. Afternoon and dusk shoot over dramatic mountain scenery in the south west.

Day 3: South West Tasmania Highlights: Rugged mountain scenery and continued exploration of the tall trees and rainforest.

* We will undertake a night shoot one night should conditions allow.

Fungi photography tour in Tasmania

Fungi! Autumn is the best season for fungi so any trips in April-June will have an extra special focus on the fungi.

Cost

Currently running as a private tour only (for 1 or 2 pax). Full details on the 3 day private workshops page.

Includes two nights accommodation in a private cabin at the Giants Table, Maydena, transport (starting & finishing Hobart), National Parks entry, all meals from lunch Day 1 to lunch Day 3. Camera notes and post processing notes are also provided. Participants will need to make their own way to/from Hobart.

We can arrange accommodation in Hobart prior to and after this workshop if requested (this cost is not included in above fee).

Horseshoe Falls at Mt Field

Horseshoe Falls at Mt Field

What to Bring
  • Camera, tripod and accessories. Don’t forget chargers and spare batteries/memory cards!
  • Wet weather gear (for yourself and for your camera). Warm clothing and head-torch for the sunrise/sunset shoots. Sun protection.
  • Comfortable hiking shoes (not sneakers).
  • Water bottle/snacks for our sessions in the field.
  • A full list of suggested items and a detailed itinerary will be forwarded to you during the booking process.
Styx Valley of the Giant trees

Styx Valley of the Giant trees

Tour Notes

We will only undertake easy hiking, the main aim of the workshop being tuition and shooting time. It is important to note of course that the nature of the workshop involves uneven paths so please take care at all times when out in the field.

** Please take all care and responsibility for your own equipment while outdoors **

South west Tasmania could experience any weather at any time of year. Autumn can bring stunningly clear and still days, as well as wild and wet conditions so keeping a close eye on the Maydena weather forecast in the leadup to the trip will be important. Warm clothing and good waterproofing (including rainpants) will be essential. An umbrella can be a useful piece of equipment too, especially if you enjoy macro photography. A detailed list of suggested items to bring will be forwarded prior to departure.

Driving Time: Hobart to Maydena is approximately 1.5 hours driving time.
florentine valley tall trees tasmania

Aerial view of our playground among the tall trees

More Info & Bookings

For further information or to make a booking please contact me.

To go ahead and book a place click here (register using “Google Forms”, no payment required at this stage)

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