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Tarkine: Rainforest and Waterfalls

The Tarkine is a huge area of ancient landscapes, with great landscape vistas from the Waratah-Corinna, and Corinna-Arthur River roads. These drives rival those of the World Heritage Area near Lake St Clair or the Anthony Road out of Roseberry in terms of the views and experience of a truly timeless and unique landscape. Of course, if you’re willing to get...Read More

Mt Rufus at Lake St Clair

Following on from my previous trip to Lake St Clair and Echo Point we took some time over New Year to visit Mt Rufus, and with a careful eye on the weather websites (Elders usually does the job for me – although lately they have stopped giving forecasts for regional towns and various mountaintops) we picked a couple...Read More

Lake St Clair

Lake St Clair is not just the end of the Overland Track, but one of Tasmania’s greatest buswalking and scenic areas. The rainforest walk from Cynthia Bay to Narcissus Hut, with panoramic views of Lake St Clair and Mt Ida, is a great way to introduce yourself to the park, with panoramic views from Echo Point...Read More

Tarkine: Arthur River and the Edge of the World

The Tarkine is a very large wilderness area in north west Tasmania, covering the land between the Arthur River in the north, the Pieman River in the south, and the Murchison Highway which connects Burnie to Waratah & Corinna. The region is known for sweeping landscapes over Australia’s largest stretch of continuous rainforest, as well as tall eucalypt forest, buttongrass...Read More

Cape Hauy, Tasman Peninsula

Cape Hauy is another classic day walk on the Tasman Peninsula, on the way to Port Arthur. The walk leaves from Fortescue Bay, and is a little less than 2 hours one way. The views up and down the coast, from Pirates Bay in the north all the way down south towards Cape Pillar and...Read More

Hartz Mountains National Park

The Hartz Mountains are south west of Hobart, the main peaks being Hartz Peak & Mt Snowy, with a ridge called the Devils Backbone running along as a backdrop between the start of the walk and the Pass below the main peaks (Hartz Pass). There are a number of tarns nestled in between the track and...Read More

Liffey Falls, Great Western Tiers

Water has to be my favourite subject to shoot. For a dynamic moving image, nothing is better than fast flowing creeks and waterfalls, and the added plus to Liffey Falls is the number of cascades. The main fall itself has a couple of tiers with numerous rocky ledges, dispersing the falling water into dozens of smaller cascades. The...Read More

Tassie’s Southern Forests – Upper Florentine Valley

The Upper Florentine Valley, off the Gordon River Road in South West Tasmania The Gordon River Rd takes you through some spectacular country. There is access to Mt Field National Park, and the Styx & Florentine Valleys which are home to magnificent tall trees and rainforest. Further along you pass the highest point on the…Read More

King Island

This time last year I was invited to join Environmental Sculptor Tyrone Jaspers on King Island for a few days to photograph some of his creations in the dramatic coastal environment of the island. It was mid-winter, and my first visit to the island (most famous for cheese, surfing and kelp) so I was looking...Read More

Discovering the stunning natural beauty of Fukushima

Gee its warm here in Fukushima, Japan this year. Everyday is 35 degrees, apart from the odd ‘cool’ day which only hits 31/32. Even overnight temps are only dropping down to the mid 20s. Beer & Air Conditioner sales are up, and people are going missing trying to beat the heat in the mountains of...Read More