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Tasmanian Photography Tours & Workshops

Just a reminder of my range of Tasmanian photography tours and workshops. I run a variety of photography tours all over Tasmania, including Cradle Mountain, Freycinet, Mt Field and the Styx Valley. We spend maximum time in the landscape shooting and learning all about our cameras. Groups are small to guarantee personalised tuition time. All...Read More

Macro Photography – Upper Florentine Valley

I recently had a day out photographing the Upper Florentine Valley in south west Tasmania. The valley is a stunning valley of tall eucalypts and intricate deep green rainforest. The valley is very picturesquely surrounded by the mountains of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage area, with the Thumbs being the range that dominates the view...Read More

Wedge Tailed Eagle Release, Tahune Airwalk

Craig Webb from the Wildlife & Raptor Refuge of Tasmania has released another Wedge Tailed Eagle. Around 4 years of age and in Craig’s care for 8 months it was great to see this wonderful eagle once again flying free, against the spectacular backdrop of Forestry Tasmania’s Tahune Airwalk. A few dozen people gathered as...Read More

Cradle Mountain Photography Tour Highlights

Last week’s Cradle Mountain photography tour coincided with one of Tasmania’s hottest ever days. Shooting the rainforest in these conditions was always going to be tricky but we took a short visit to Weindorfer’s forest behind the old Waldheim hut – which is coincidentally celebrating it’s centenary this year. My workshops are designed with flexibility...Read More

Tasmanian Photography: The Colours of Mt Wellington

Tasmanian photography is characterised by remote mountain top views and wilderness forests, but Mt Wellington offers so much for photographers slightly limited by travel or time requirements. Mt Wellington is the spectacular backdrop to Hobart, visible from whichever direction you approach the state capital. At 1271 metres high and with a very good, sealed road...Read More

Astro Photography – Pentax K5 & Astro Tracer

I recently purchased the Pentax GPS Unit O-GPS1 for the Pentax K5, which as well as providing GPS functionality contains a rather handy little feature called “Astro Tracer”. This feature takes full advantage of the K5’s in camera shake reduction feature to literally rotate the camera’s sensor in time with the earth’s movement – as...Read More

Tyrone Jaspers Landscape Sculpture

I have had the great pleasure of working with Landscape Sculptor Tyrone Jaspers over the past few years, and the following images of Tyrone’s unique creations are now available as a strictly limited edition of fine art photographic prints. All of Tyrone’s sculptures are created strictly using only materials found in location. Whether it is...Read More

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