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Tasmania’s Forests – Upper Florentine Valley

Tasmania’s forests are a source of great inspiration. The Upper Florentine Valley is a place I visit quite regularly. I have camped there, and spent many days out there immersed in the ancient forest landscape searching for fungi and generally just marvelling at the beautiful greenness. Last time I went, I took the drone along...Read More
King Billy Track at Cradle Mountain

King Billy Track

The King Billy track is a wonderful short walk which starts and finishes at the Cradle Mountain Lodge – although you don’t strictly need to be a guest of the hotel to stretch your legs on the track. It is also a good spot for fungi too so if the quarantine situation loosens in the...Read More
tarkine coast

Turbulent Times…

I haven’t had much time for my photography lately but I do want to take the time to pass on my best wishes to everyone as the global outbreak of the corona virus forces some pretty tough times upon us. Obviously my wife and I, being self employed in tourism and through my photography, have...Read More

Lindisfarne

Lindisfarne is a very scenic suburb on Hobart’s eastern shore. I took advantage of a recent stunning blue sky day to send up the drone and have a look around. The drone has a few panoramic modes. The shot above is in fact 9 single images (three rows of three) combined to allow a wider...Read More

Wombat Wanderings

The common, or bare-nosed wombat is the only wombat you will find in Tasmania. The other two species found in mainland Australia are the northern and southern hairy-nosed wombats. Cradle Mountain is a bit of a hot spot for seeing wombats in the wild and last week we found this fellow wandering across the grass...Read More

The Confluence Queenstown

The Confluence Queenstown is a short walk to the point where the polluted orange waters of the Queen River meet the dark waters of the King. The track is approx 15 mins through rainforest – mostly myrtle, but also leatherwood and when you get to the waters edge you’ll also find the rare Huon Pine....Read More
Bird River Tasmania

Bird River Western Tasmania

The Bird River has been on my radar for a very long time and I finally got out to see it over the Australia day long weekend. The walk is accessed from Queenstown, and includes roughly an hours drive on mostly unsealed roads. The final 5 km is very narrow and recommended as 4 wheel...Read More
russula persanguinea tasmanian fungi

Tasmanian fungi – Russula persanguinea

Today’s Tasmanian fungi of the day is Russula persanguinea. This is a funny one. I see it all the time, to the point that I regard it as quite common but when it came to selecting photos for this blog post I found I had relatively few photos of it! All the following photos are...Read More

Tasmanian sassafras flower

The Tasmanian sassafras is one of the most common trees in the Tasmanian rainforest and produces a beautiful flower which ends up covering the forest floor in September after falling from the rainforest canopy. I like to photograph the fallen flowers which invariably seem to find their way to a nice resting place on a...Read More

Upcoming Tasmanian Photography Workshops

My autumn 2020 dates are now set, with a real focus on the autumn colours of Cradle Mountain and the Tarkine. Bay of Fires dates spring 2020 dates now decided too. Contact me with any questions or to book a place. Cradle Mountain: April 15~18, 2020; $1995 per person. Four days at Cradle Mountain shooting...Read More

Australias Fire Tragedy

Like all Australians I am watching on in horror at the ongoing bushfire crisis across much of the Australian mainland. It is on my mind constantly and the sheer scale of the losses already inflicted and the potential of what’s to come – not just this summer but into the future – is actually frightening....Read More