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Rainforest Walks at Cradle Mountain

The most often photographed scenes at Cradle Mountain are the classic “postcard” shots of the mountain and Dove Lake, with perhaps a rock here or a boatshed there. The “hidden” beauty at Cradle Mountain, and what makes it such a great place to photograph – in any weather – is the rainforest. Depending on the...Read More

Photography Workshops Tasmania: Georgetown, Nov 15 2012

I am presenting a couple of Photography Workshops in Georgetown (northern Tasmania) next month, run in conjunction with the Georgetown Council and their “Georgetown on Show” program. There will be two workshops, both on Thursday November 15th, one in the afternoon from 1:00 to 4:00; and the second which will run from 6:00 to 9:00pm and include a sunset shoot on...Read More

Cradle Mountain Photography Tour & Workshop

I run regular Cradle Mountain photography tours to Tasmania’s most celebrated natural icon for groups of two or more on demand. The tour is a 2 night/3 day all expenses included trip to one of Tasmania’s most photogenic locations. Upon arrival we will visit some of the magnificent short rainforest walks in the area, as...Read More

Tarkine: “Too Precious to Lose” new video

Some of the images from my visit to the proposed Tarkine mine site on Mt Lindsay are now a part of this Australian Greens online video promoting the special and unique values of this wonderful area. Mt Lindsay is a magnificent part of the Tarkine, home to some stunning myrtle rainforest and endangered species such as the Tasmanian Devil. Check out...Read More

Aurora Australis Tasmania Oct 8 2012

The Aurora Australis graced Tasmania with another visit last Monday night. I arrived early to find dark clouds covering most of the southern sky, with tantalizing glimpses of the show coming through small breaks in the cloud. During this test shot, a plane took off from Hobart Airport and made its own mark on this particular...Read More

Sea & Sky: Dusk on Hobart’s South Arm

Ah Tasmania, green skies one night, pink skies the next. A series of shots from Mortimer Bay & Lauderdale. Late winter produced a lot of dreary, grey evenings void of the spectacular colour that makes sunset photography so exciting. Early spring has already brought some stellar weather to Tasmania with clear skies and vibrant sunsets,...Read More

Aurora Australis in Tasmania

On the night of September 3 2012 we were treated to a mesmerizing display of the aurora australis in Tasmania, the southern lights. The aurora was low on the southern horizon, dancing just below the familiar stars of the Southern Cross – which puts a nice Southern Hemisphere stamp on this event which is far more commonly...Read More

Styx Valley: Photographing Tasmania’s Wild Forests

For an out of the way location, the Styx Valley is surprisingly accesible, and full of wonderful photographic reward. The area is known for it’s reserve of giant eucalypts which tower above a lovely rainforest understory which is full of exquisite green moss, gnarled old trees and tiny details that you don’t fully appreciate until you get down...Read More

Mining in the Tarkine – Mt Lindsay Rainforest

A hot topic right now in Tasmania is that of mining in the Tarkine rainforest. One proposal currently awaiting approval would see Mt Lindsay, below, mined for tin. Mt Lindsay lies at the southern end of the Meredith Range and is a relatively low mountain completely covered in rainforest. If the Mt Lindsay mine goes ahead, the...Read More