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The making of a photograph: Scarlet

For a little change of pace I thought I would share some behind the scenes shots and thoughts that went into one of my shots titled “Scarlet”. This shot is from a few years ago now, yet it still remains one of the most vibrant and memorable sunsets I have photographed. It was taken at...Read More

Cradle Mountain Photography Workshop December 7-9

My next 3 day Cradle Mountain photography adventure is set for December 7~9th. There are a limited number of places left so please contact me ASAP if you would like to join us. The workshop fee is $1325 and is all inclusive (ie meals, transport to and from Hobart, accommodation and tuition). Departing Hobart early...Read More

Freycinet Peninsula: Long Exposure Seascapes

The east coast of Tasmania is a joy for landscape photographers who enjoy long exposure seascapes. There is stunning scenery such as the Tessellated Pavements in the south east, and the Bay of Fires in the north east. The long and winding Tasman Highway runs the length of the coast and takes you past numerous...Read More

Sunrise at The Neck Bruny Island

The Neck Bruny Island is an interesting location for many reasons. It is a long and narrow sandy isthmus which connects North and South Bruny. There is a wooden lookout where the views out to sea (in all directions) are wonderful, and at dawn and dusk visitors may see the little penguins as they go...Read More

Maria Island: Painted Cliffs

Part I of my few days on Maria Island last week is a series of dusk shots at the islands most famous natural attraction – the Painted Cliffs. These cliffs are a natural formation of gently eroded sandstone which has created intricate patterns as the waves and weather shaped the cliffs over thousands of years....Read More

Crater Falls

Crater Falls is one of the only waterfalls in the Cradle Mountain day walk area. The walk begins at Ronney Creek and you will in fact be walking along the first section of the world famous Overland Track! The first 10 minutes or so is along a nice flat boardwalk through a wide open valley...Read More

Tasmanian Fagus & Macro Photography

As well as adding a beautiful splash of colour when taking grand, wide open landscape photographs, the Tasmanian fagus is a wonderful subject for macro photography. After a couple of days walking through the clouds and snow and hail beyond Marions Lookout, I spent my last morning at Dove Lake on the slopes of Mt...Read More

Bruny Island

Bruny Island is a wonderful destination south of Hobart. It only takes about 45 minutes to drive from Hobart to the ferry at Kettering, and a short 20 minute ride has you (and your car) on the northern end of the island. The ferry runs many times a day so accessing the island shouldn’t be...Read More

An Introduction to South West Tasmania

Tasmania’s South West National Park is an awe inspiring region covering more than 600,ooo hectares of pure Tasmanian wilderness. There is only one road that extends into the region which is the Gordon River Road. This road takes you all the way out to the Gordon Dam and Lake Pedder. There is one turn off,...Read More

Wineglass Bay Cruise – Marine Wildlife Photography

One of the (many!) highlights of last weeks Tasmanian Experience photographic workshop with Michael Snedic was the Wineglass Bay Cruise. This cruise is a half day journey with Duncan, the skipper, and Rastas, the “first mate”. Rastas also carries the heavy responsibility of being the dolphin spotter and can usually be found up front scanning...Read More

Photographing Waterfalls in Tasmania: Liffey Falls

One of the most beautiful waterfalls in Tasmania to photograph would have to be Liffey falls which is nestled deep within the rugged peaks, cliffs and rainforest of the Great Western Tiers in northern Tasmania. Located around 30 minutes from Deloraine, the falls are great to visit at any time of the year with the...Read More