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Douglas Apsley National Park, Tasmania

The Douglas Apsley National Park is something of a “quiet achiever” type of park. It doesn’t have the crowd-drawing, eye-popping “stunning” type of landmarks that attract hundreds of thousands of visitors to Wineglass Bay or the Bay of Fires which are both nearby, but it’s charm is that you can have a more peaceful visit...Read More

Vale of Belvoir

The Vale of Belvoir is a beautiful and environmentally significant region located a short distance from Cradle Mountain in Tasmania’s central north. It’s preservation was called “the Tasmanian conservation triumph of the 21st century” as the valley is filled with rare and endangered plant species and provides home to Tasmania’s dwindling population of Tasmanian Devil and...Read More

Exhibition Wrap Up

All of a sudden, “Rebuilding Lives”, our Fundraising Exhibition for Japan in the wake of the Earthquake & Tsunami disasters of March 11, is finished. There was a great turn out all week and we sincerely thank the people of Hobart for their wonderful generosity and empathy towards the people of Tohoku, Japan. On Opening Night I dedicated the picture above to...Read More

Thank you Hobart!

Our sincerest thanks to everybody who has visited the exhibition in the past couple of days. Opening Night on Monday was a great success with the Pavilion basically full at 6:30 for the speeches and people displaying great generosity with their donations. Thanks also to Japanese Vice Consul Mr Sato who came from Melbourne to open the event. All funds raised...Read More

Japan Earthquake & Tsunami – Fundraising Exhibition

Japan Earthquake & Tsunami 2011: “Rebuilding Lives” Photographic Exhibition and Fundraiser for North East Japan Waterside Pavilion, Mawson Place, Hobart Waterfront November 21 – 27, 2011 Opening Hours: Monday 21st 6:00 pm onwards Tues 22nd – Fri 25th 11:00 ~ 6:00 Sat 26th and Sun 27th 9:00 ~ 3:00 ** Taiko Drum performance Saturday 1:00 pm **...Read More

Masked Owl Release at Tasmania’s Raptor Refuge

A few weeks ago I photographed Craig down at the Raptor and Wildlife Refuge of Tasmania Inc in southern Tasmania as he released a young female Masked Owl back into the wild. The evening started with a little suspicion on the Owl’s part regarding just what exactly Craig’s intentions were, and she kept a close eye on him – taking...Read More

Wilderness Tasmania: Mt Rufus

A beautiful “Wilderness Tasmania” shoot – evening atop Mt Rufus in central Tasmania. The peak is above 1400m high, but the conditions were calm and serene for this visit earlier in the year. This is the view south over the King William Range. There are very few tracks south of here, and Mt Rufus really is...Read More

Japan After the Tsunami: Rikuchu Kaigan National Park

In July & August this year we spent four weeks in the disaster affected area of north east Japan (Tohoku). Mostly we were based in Fukushima, but we made numerous trips around Tohoku to visit areas hit hardest by the quake and tsunami. Our aim was to take photographs for a fundraising exhibition here in Hobart in November. The...Read More

Macro Photography Tips: A Closer Look at the Landscape

Recently I was on the north coast of Tasmania, at Narawntapu National Park. The weather was fine and sunny, which isn’t necessarily my favourite conditions for landscape photography. Instead I spent the morning with the macro lens attached, and pointed at the coast vegetation. In particular the grass trees caught my attention, with the long...Read More

Snug Falls

Snug Falls is a great fall just out of Hobart. The town of Snug is around 30 mins by car, and the walk is approximately 30 minutes each way. I visited late in the day for this shoot, and was lucky enough to have a curious platypus keeping me company. Because I was there late...Read More

Weld Valley Rainforest & Long Exposure Waterfalls

The Weld Valley is part of Tasmania’s “Southern Forests”. These forests are some of the most beautiful and impressive forests in the state, containing tall (up to 100 metres high) eucalypts and magnificent rainforest. While most of the South West is preserved as part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, a lot of the...Read More