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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

South Coast & Lion Rock

This months featured photographs come from Lion Rock on the South Coast of Tasmania. Our stay turned out to be on quite a squally evening on the beach, with persistent showers only allowing a brief shoot in front of the striking silhouette of Lion Rock. The rough waves crashing over the rocky foreshore made for some...Read More

Styx Valley of the Giants

The Styx Valley of the Giants is Tassie’s home to some of the biggest trees in Australia, and the tallest flowering tree in the entire world, the Eucalyptus regnans. The Styx is home to some 90+ metre giants in the Andromeda area, as well as numerous “smaller” giants at 70+ metres throughout the valley. The...Read More

Hobart & Mt Wellington

Hobart is a great city, it really is like the “Wilderness Capital of Australia”. It is situated on the Derwent River, which is a large enough port that dozens of giant Cruise Ships come by every summer, the Antarctic research boats make their home here, and even Sea Shepherd seem to have adopted Hobart as...Read More

Schnells Ridge, South West Tasmania

Another trip into South west Tasmania, this time to Schnells Ridge. Scnells Ridge is located south of Mt Anne and commands fine views of the Anne Range and Lake Judd to the north, the giant Lake Pedder and Frankland Range to the west, and the jagged and remote Arthur ranges dominate the view to the...Read More

Freycinet & Wineglass Bay

One of Tassie’s most celebrated views is Wineglass Bay in Freycinet National Park on the east coast. Perhaps the main difference between the two is that a little more effort is required to actually see Wineglass Bay than Cradle Mountain, which is located right in front of Tasmania’s most scenic car park. At Freycinet, the...Read More