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Par Avion South West Scenic Flights

Par Avion has a number of scenic flights all over Tasmania. A few weeks ago we joined their South West Wilderness Experience to see the sights of Tasmania’s south west. Here are the highlights 🙂                             I hope you have enjoyed the...Read More

Airglow – the other night lights

Often when out chasing the aurora I notice a weakish glow on the back of the camera which at first glance kind of sort of looks a little aurora-ey, but at the same time sort of kind of doesn’t. It is completely invisible to the naked eye, but can be a reasonably strong orange in...Read More

Bay of Fires Sunset – Picnic Rocks

The Picnic Rocks put on an absolute ripper of a Bay of FIres sunset on a recent trip. You need a lot to go right when photographing the sunset and everything sure went right this particular trip! In fact for most of the week away my guests (and I won’t lie to you – me...Read More
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Dark Mofo Dark Path

The Dark Path was the heart of Dark Mofo this year, incorporating a long walk along a rather minimally lit – some might even say dark, path with tiki torches and moody red lighting in the trees to make sure no one got lost. I also got to wondering if perhaps the Heart Foundation weren’t...Read More
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Jupiter Rising

There has been a stunning sight of Jupiter rising in the east these past few weeks. Just on dark, and rising right along with the core of the Milky Way, has been an incredibly bright “star” just below the scorpion, and beside Sagittarius. Just below Sagittarius is the ringed planet, Saturn. These shots were taken...Read More

Cradle Mountain Photography Workshops

My 4 day Cradle Mountain Photography Workshops have evolved into a biannual event, one in autumn and one in spring. In addition I run private 3 day tours for 1 or 2 guests all year round. All Cradle Mountain trips include sunrise, sunset and (weather permitting) a night sky shoot at Dove Lake. During the...Read More
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Sunrise Tessellated Pavement

It’s hardly the world’s best kept secret so I don’t think I am letting any cats out of any bags by saying this, but the Tessellated Pavement really is a great spot for photographing the sunrise! I have been re-visiting a few locations with my new Pentax 15-30mm and the accompanying monster Nisi filter kit...Read More

Twisted Sister Fungi (Part 2)

More fungi from the Twisted Sister Track in the Upper Florentine Valley. It is an absolute fungi wonderland. These pics are from the same visit as my previous post back in April, but I have just had another day out there and if anything there was even more out this month. Those pics too will...Read More

Aurora this week?

There is a great deal of hullabaloo in the mainstream media about the very high likelihood of an aurora this week. Is the fuss justified? There is absolutely a chance, in fact the photos decorating this blog post were all taken on Tuesday night (May 14) and are in fact the first aurora I have...Read More

Upcoming Tasmanian Photography Workshops

My spring 2019 and autumn 2020 dates are now set, with both my Cradle Mt and Bay of Fires trips running back to back in late September; and autumn fungi hunting planned at Cradle Mt and the Tarkine in autumn 2020. Contact me with any questions or to book a place. Cradle Mountain: September 17~20,...Read More

Mt Field Lake Fenton Fagus

A Lake Fenton fagus trip is always worthwhile, even late in the fagus season – ie right about now. There was a lovely mist and therefore a nice, even light over Mt Field today. The fagus is Australia’s only native deciduous tree, and is a relic from the days of Gondwana. It is a wonderful...Read More