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bruny island

Two Tree Point, Bruny Island

Two Tree Point is an easy to find location near Adventure Bay on Tasmania’s Bruny Island. There is a large area to pull the car over and a long sandy beach heading towards Adventure Bay and a nice rocky point to explore – great for long exposure seascapes in low light! I visited at sunrise...Read More

The White Wallaby of Bruny Island

There is a special star attraction on Bruny Island – sounding a bit like a character from a Lord of the Rings movie, the “White Wallaby of Adventure Bay” kept us intrepid explorers enthralled on a recent two day photography workshop on the island. It was interesting to see that the white wallaby has a...Read More

Macro shoot, Bruny Island

Bruny Island is a short drive and ferry ride away from Hobart. I spent a couple of days there this week and found abundant opportunities for macro. Spring has well and truly sprung in Tasmania, and besides the monster winds, rain, sun and snow we’ve been having lately, it also means flowers are blooming and...Read More

Sunrise at The Neck Bruny Island

The Neck Bruny Island is an interesting location for many reasons. It is a long and narrow sandy isthmus which connects North and South Bruny. There is a wooden lookout where the views out to sea (in all directions) are wonderful, and at dawn and dusk visitors may see the little penguins as they go...Read More

Bruny Island

Bruny Island is a wonderful destination south of Hobart. It only takes about 45 minutes to drive from Hobart to the ferry at Kettering, and a short 20 minute ride has you (and your car) on the northern end of the island. The ferry runs many times a day so accessing the island shouldn’t be...Read More

Free as a bird

Yesterday I was asked to photograph the release of a feisty young White Bellied Sea Eagle in the D’Entrecasteaux Channel, just off Bruny Island. Craig Webb runs the Raptor and Wildlife Refuge of Tasmania which is dedicated to looking after injured Tasmanian Wildlife, with a special emphasis on the mighty Raptors, such as the White Bellied Sea...Read More