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Autumn fungi in Tasmania’s Tarkine

Autumn = fungi, and Tasmania’s Tarkine is one great place to find it! Recently I have been to Corinna, and also visited Philosophers Falls a couple of times, and it is pretty much peak season for mushrooms! Here are a few of my recent images, including some attempt at ID from my fungi flip and...Read More

Exploring Tasmania’s Tarkine: Ramsay Rainforest

Clutching my copy of the Tarkine Trails guidebook, I decided to do a little reccie in the Ramsay Rainforest area near Waratah in Tasmania’s beautiful Tarkine region. The start of the track was easy to find (thanks to the guidebook!) and I decided to just walk and see how far I would get. The track...Read More

Tarkine Tasmania: Autumn Fungi

Autumn is the season where the rainforest floor comes alive in brightly coloured and fantastically shaped fungi. The shots below are all from the Tarkine rainforest in north west Tasmania. All images are macro and the vast majority were shot with a very shallow depth of field (ie f2.8~f4) to allow for nicely blurred out...Read More

Tarkine Photography Tour May 2-6 2015

Michael Snedic and I are very excited to launch our brand new 5 day Tarkine photography tour. The workshop is running from May 2-6 2015 and all the details on this workshop are available here. May is a wonderful time to explore the ancient Gondwanic rainforests of Tasmania. Over the course of the workshop, we...Read More

Tarkine Mining: Mt Lindsay Rainforest

The debate over Tarkine mining continues to gain momentum with news last week that one of the recently approved mines at Nelson Bay River may need to stop work and put people off work only months after commencing operations. Another controversial minesite is deep within the rainforests of Mt Lindsay, where tin and tungsten is...Read More

Tarkine Photography: Rainforest Wilderness and Macro Beauty

The Tarkine is a wilderness region of north west Tasmania characterised by wild and dark green rainforest, vast coastal plains and a wild rocky coastline. Tarkine photography reflects this diversity of wild nature, and anyone planning to visit the Tarkine to take photos has a great variety of landscapes to immerse themselves in. My personal...Read More

Tarkine: “Too Precious to Lose” new video

Some of the images from my visit to the proposed Tarkine mine site on Mt Lindsay are now a part of this Australian Greens online video promoting the special and unique values of this wonderful area. Mt Lindsay is a magnificent part of the Tarkine, home to some stunning myrtle rainforest and endangered species such as the Tasmanian Devil. Check out...Read More

Mining in the Tarkine – Mt Lindsay Rainforest

A hot topic right now in Tasmania is that of mining in the Tarkine rainforest. One proposal currently awaiting approval would see Mt Lindsay, below, mined for tin. Mt Lindsay lies at the southern end of the Meredith Range and is a relatively low mountain completely covered in rainforest. If the Mt Lindsay mine goes ahead, the...Read More