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tasmanian forest photos
Sassafras flower on moss, Styx Valley

Sassafras on moss

Every spring the sassafras tree drops its flowers onto the forest floor, and trips to some of my regular forest haunts like the Styx Valley and Philosopher Falls become obsessive games of searching for a nice looking flower that will look nice positioned against some stunning green moss. This year I am happy to say...Read More

Tasmanian Fungi: Upper Florentine Valley

Here are some more images of the Tasmanian fungi which is so prolific at the moment. These were all taken on a recent visit to the wet eucalypt/rainforest of the Upper Florentine Valley. All these images are macro, taken with my 100mm f2.8 and Pentax K-3. I have always enjoyed shooting with a shallow depth...Read More

“Autumn Flowers” – Mushrooms & Toadstools Macro Photography

Just as the mountains, parks and gardens come alive in the spring and summer with beautiful displays of wildflowers, the forest floor displays a stunning range of colour and intricate macro detail in autumn as myriad small (and some not-so-small!) fungi appear in all sorts of places. I am no expert in the field of fungus-ology so rather...Read More