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Tessellated Pavements: Landscapes Gallery Photo of the Month

Tasmanian Photography: Tessellated Pavements

Tessellated Pavements – Dawn at Eaglehawk Neck

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The image featured this month is a steely grey dawn at the well known Tessellated Pavement at Eaglehawk Neck. This location is a favourite among Tasmanian photographers and the traditional image is the strong cracks and lines of the “pavement” leading the eye to a stunning sunrise sky filled with reds and yellows and other wonderful photographic delights.

I would probably be lying if I told you that I wasn’t aiming for one such shot this morning but the conditions in the field always dictate the terms and there was simply no pre-dawn joy this day. The greys however contain their own atmosphere, and the absence of the “traditional” features pushes the photographer to look for something a little different.

I am presenting this image precisely because it is unlike any I have previously taken or seen at this very popular location. Hope you enjoy!

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Luke O'Brien runs a stall at Hobart's popular Salamanca Market every Saturday where his prints and cards are available for purchase. Follow Luke's photographic adventures on Twitter at @lukeobrienphoto, at his Facebook page or by subscribing to his email newsletter.