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Edge of the World

The Edge of the World at Arthur River on Tasmania’s west coast is a landscape as dramatic as its name implies. I was up there at the end of October to photograph orchids and made sure to spend some time on this wild coastline hoping for some nice light, and boy was I rewarded!

A Beautiful Tarkine Waterfall

A truly beautiful Tarkine waterfall, I have visited here many times and enjoy every minute spent in this location. It is such a delicate area, there is no track and the falls are not on any maps so visiting here is a wonderful experience just sitting silently and enjoying nature. Being in such a well...Read More

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

Tarkine Timelapse – Hellyer Gorge

This autumn I have made a couple of trips to Tasmania’s beautiful Tarkine region, once on my own to shoot and explore and the second trip being the workshop in early May. The first trip was back in April and one of the locations I spent some time was Hellyer Gorge. Hellyer Gorge is located...Read More

Tarkine Trails Guide to Visiting the Tarkine

Tarkine Trails is a new guide book for those looking to get out and explore the Tarkine at their own pace. Launched in December 2015, the guide is filled with magnificent photographs of the wild landscapes of the Tarkine by many Tasmanian photographers – myself included šŸ™‚ Many Tasmanian bookstores are stocking the book, or...Read More

Philosopher Falls

Philosopher Falls is a simply stunning rainforest walk allowing visitors to really experience Tasmania’s Tarkine rainforest in all its glory. Philosopher Falls Track There is a nicely constructed track through some truly beautiful rainforest, complete with moss covered myrtles, tree ferns and of course an army of tiny autumn fungi which appear to devour the...Read More

McGowans Falls

I revisited the wonderful McGowans Falls last week. Unlike my previous visit, which was in the late summer, there was a great amount of water and the falls were at their best. Winter and spring really are the best seasons for visiting and photographing waterfalls for this very reason. The falls are an easy walk...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 Coast: Granville Harbour

The Tarkine is known for its wild and rugged coastline as the winds of the “Roaring 40s” batter Tasmania’s west coast. Apart from the very well known town of Strahan, there are mostly only small “shack” towns along the west coast, including Granville Harbour, between Zeehan and Corinna. I run an annual 5 day photography...Read More

Tarkine Photography and Art Exhibition: March 6~16 2014

The Wilderness Society are holding an exhibition of art inspired by Tasmania’s wonderful Tarkine region from March 6 ~ 16 2014. AtĀ Salamanca’s Long Gallery in Hobart, opening night is Thursday March 6th at 6:00pm. Guest speakers on opening night include former Australian Greens leader Bob Brown, photographer Rob Blakers and 2013 Glover Prize winner Janet...Read More

Exploring Tasmania’s Tarkine: Corinna & the Pieman River

There is no doubt that Tasmania’s Tarkine region is one of, if not the best, places to photograph in Tasmania. It is a unique wilderness of rugged coastlines; deep, dark rainforest and beautiful mountain vistas. The small town of Corinna on the banks of the Pieman River is a perfect baseĀ for exploring the Tarkine, and...Read More