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long exposure photography

Sunset Mortimer Bay

Last night’s sunset from Mortimer Bay. Long exposures captured with a 5 stop ND and the “Interval Composite” feature of the Pentax K1.           The last image above also included an interesting lesson from the field. This evening I switched the “Save Process” to ON (normally I have it off). What...Read More

Sunset Hobart

My little go-to spot for sunset is in Bellerive, and a couple of nights ago I noticed this great cloud formation out west and decided it could be worth a quick trip out. Here’s what happened next ūüôā Shot in Bellerive, using my¬†Pentax K1 and a B+W 10 stop ND.¬† One of my favourite features...Read More

Dusk at the Cradle Mountain Boatshed

A major highlight of my Cradle Mountain photography workshops is sunrise and sunset down at Dove Lake. On my last trip back in June, the mountain had a nice layer of snow, and dusk at the boat shed brought some very subtle and muted colours. These shots were taken with my 10 stop ND filter...Read More

Tasman Bridge and a snowy Mt Wellington

The snow in Hobart has been a major talking point this week, and with many of the roads closed I took a quick drive to Lindisfarne this morning to shoot a snow capped Mt Wellington at sunrise. The Tasman Bridge of course was looking splendid all lit up pre-dawn until the beautiful pink dawn took...Read More

Cuvier River and Interval Composite mode

I recently spent a few nights up at Lake St Clair and made the time to snoop around the Watersmeet area, where the Cuvier River and Hugel River meet before flowing into the Lake. It was a magnificently still and overcast day, meaning perfect conditions for photographing the forest. Interval Composite Mode – Your very...Read More

Long Exposure Photography with a 10 Stop ND

Long exposure photography is extremely rewarding visually and involves the use of a massive array of filters and accessories. To start experimenting with extremely long exposures the following items should be added to your kit bag: Accessories required for Long Exposure Photography 1: Neutral Density (ND) filters ND filters reduce the amount of light entering...Read More

Epic Hobart sunset last night…

Well we sure were treated to an epic Hobart sunset last night weren’t we… Lots of high level cloud and a mostly clear sky had me throwing my gear in the car for a quick drive to Bellerive in anticipation of something special… and boy it was good, check out some short footage (phone camera)...Read More

Sunset Photography Courses Tasmania

Sunrise and sunset photography is traditionally a favourite among landscape photographers – beginners and pros alike. The colour of the sunset sky and the visually rewarding nature of long exposure results in some truly stunning images. I run a half day “Hobart & Surrounds” photographic workshop here in Hobart which finishes with a sunset shoot...Read More

10 Stop ND Filter & Landscape Photography Part II

Regular readers will no doubt recall my post about the B+W 10 stop ND filter a few weeks ago. This weekend Hobart copped some wild weather including some incredible winds so I decided to give the filter another go while the clouds were moving fast and the effect of the filter should be most apparent....Read More

Tasmanian Waterfalls: Nelson Falls

Nelson Falls is a perfect spot to break up the long drive through Tasmania’s World Heritage Area¬†on the way to/from¬†Tasmania’s West Coast. The¬†walk is flat, along boardwalk and is no more than 10 minutes each way. The track follows Nelson Creek¬†to a viewing platform right in front of one of the best Tasmanian waterfalls.¬†The creek...Read More