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Bastion Cascades

The Bastion Cascades are just one of many hikes in the Meander area and we went to check them out a week or two ago. The weather turned out to be way sunnier than I was expecting which made shooting the waterfall tricky but it was still a great reccie for another visit in the...Read More

Cradle Mountain Festival of Fagus

In conjunction with the Cradle Mountain Hotels inaugural “Festival of Fagus” I am very excited to be presenting a day photographing Tasmania’s botanical wonder on Saturday April 24th. Every year for a couple of weeks each side of ANZAC day the mountains of western Tasmania glow with autumnal tones of yellow and orange as the...Read More

Bluestone Bay

I had a night at Bluestone Bay recently that turned out remarkable in that the sunset and the sunrise basically produced the exact same photos! Don’t believe me? Have a look 🙂   It was an extremely calm and clear night meaning the beautiful blue “Belt of Venus” was quite pronounced as the moon rose....Read More

Snug Tiers orchid spotting

The Snug Tiers are south of Hobart and last week I was lucky enough to spend a day out orchid hunting with local orchid expert Geoff to see some seasonal highlights of the orchid variety. Snug Greenhood – Pterostylis atriola   Summer Greenhood – Pterostylis decurva       Horseshoe Leek Orchid – Prasophyllum incurvum ...Read More
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Return of aurora “season”?

Last night we were blessed with stunningly clear skies and a nice little bit of aurora action, so I ventured out to South Arm where I have shot before, this time hoping maybe to land the bioluminescence and aurora double. As it turned out there was no bio but the aurora appeared as a very...Read More
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Gunns Plains Caves

Gunns Plains Caves is located in the hills of north west Tasmania, around 45 minutes out of Burnie. We visited last year during the coronavirus interstate border shutdown and were lucky enough to be the only ones on the tour that afternoon so I was given permission to bring my tripod in for some nice...Read More

Early season fungi finds

A couple of weeks ago I visited St Columba Falls during one of my private 3 day photography workshops and was pleasantly surprised to find quite a lot of fungi out.   It was a sunny day but the clouds were coming and going quite quickly – the two shots above were taken just a...Read More
stunning sunset rainbow over tasmania's midlands

Stunning sunset rainbow

On the way back from last weeks private 3 day Bay of Fires workshop, we were treated to an absolute ripper of a light show including this double rainbow as the sun sunk low in the west. Did we stop and shoot for a bit? You bet we did 🙂 Driving south from relatively clear...Read More
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Cradle Mountain and Dove Lake at night

There is nothing quite like Cradle Mountain and Dove Lake on a clear night. It doesn’t happen too often but sometimes “the stars align” (pardon the pun) and you have a night like this one… These shots are from August 2019. The image above shows the Milky Way in the western sky. The biggest white...Read More
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New Years Eve Fireworks Hobart

Hobart has put on another great display with its New Years Eve fireworks. The fireworks were set to shoot a little higher this year and viewers were encouraged to spread out and avoid crowding the Hobart waterfront which is generally the main gathering point. I shot these from Bellerive. Happy New Year everyone. Thanks very...Read More
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Mt Field & Styx Valley Tour Highlights

I have run a fair few of my Mt Field and Styx Valley tours over the past few months and thought I’d share a few of the photographic highlights. Spring is always a good time of year to photograph the rainforest as there is plenty of water on the waterfalls and the new growth of...Read More