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north east tasmania

Harridge Falls

Harridge Falls is in north east Tasmania and starts from an unmarked location on the A3 highway near Weldborough. When we visited earlier this year the falls were basically in flood so there weren’t a great deal of options composition-wise. I certainly wasn’t going to step out into this torrent! It looks like a great...Read More

Mt Paris Dam

There are a lot of hidden gems in Tasmania’s north east. A major one is the Mt Paris dam, on the back road from Branxholm to Weldborough. The area has a great deal of rich mining heritage, and this dam was built during the 1930’s. Dotted throughout the north east forests are water races, historic...Read More

Rattler Range Tasmania

The Rattler Range is a little known patch ot ancient myrtle rainforest in north east Tasmania. It is part of the Mt Victoria Forest Reserve which includes (of course) Mt Victoria and stretches north to somewhere near the Mt Paris Dam Rd which connects Branxholm and Weldborough. It is a truly beautiful patch of forest...Read More

Mathinna Falls North East Tasmania

Mathinna Falls is a very easy walk, and a rewarding waterfall for photographers. Access is only a short drive from the town of Mathinna in Tasmania’s north east. The trail is mostly flat, and after a short walk you will find the first waterfall which includes rocky cascades below the falls and a nice deep...Read More

Fungi Season!

Autumn means fungi season! It looks like the hot dry summer might be slowly releasing its grip, and the forest can breathe a sigh of relief as the cooler weather kicks in. Autumn really is my favourite time of year to get out and explore (and photograph!) Tasmania. The fungi is a huge highlight as...Read More

Fungi – North East Tasmania

In the first of what will no doubt be many posts of Tasmanian fungi this autumn, here are a few shots taken in the forests of north east Tasmania last week. Needless to say, the macro lens is the way to go as is getting right down on your hands and knees… I cannot lay...Read More

Tasmania’s Best 5 Photography Locations: Bay of Fires

Part 4 of my guide to Tasmania’s best is the Bay of Fires region in the north east. This is one area of Tasmania that has been getting a lot of attention internationally lately. Consistently voted one of the worlds best/must see/hidden treasure and so on by international travel experts, the area includes Mt William National...Read More