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Upcoming Tasmanian Photography Workshops

** UPDATE FEB 2024: Bookings close soon for Cradle Mountain in autumn. Only two places left for Tarkine in May and Mt Field fagus & fungi in May. Bruny Island, Bay of Fires coming up soon too.

Private 3 day tours which run on demand, all year round **

Contact me with any questions or to book a place.

Bay of Fires: 4 days, April 2 ~ 5, 2024; $2395 per person. Seascape sunrises, sunsets and night sky sessions. Morning Cruise along the Bay of Fires coastline. Half day shoot in the rainforest at St Columba Falls.

Bay of Fires Photography Workshop. April 2~5, 2024

Bruny Island:  NEW TOUR! April 8 ~ 10, 2024; $2200 per person Brand new tour on Bruny Island shooting seascape sunrises and sunsets and fingers crossed the nights are clear for astro photography too (tour is timed for new moon ie dark skies). Based at Hotel Bruny, we will visit the Neck, Adventure Bay, the lighthouse and more!

bruny island photography workshop tasmania
Bruny Island seascapes on South Bruny. 3 day photography workshop.

Cradle Mountain: April 22 ~ 26, 2024; $3950 per person. Autumn in Tasmania! Timed for the “Turning of the Fagus” we will see Australia’s only native deciduous tree as its leaves turn. Also, fantastic fungi in the Tarkine, Tasmanian Devils and sunrise/sunset shoots at Dove Lake.

Cradle Mountain autumn photography workshop April 2023
Cradle Mountain autumn photography workshop April 2024

Mt Field Fagus & Fungi: May 1 ~ 3 fully booked NEW DATES May 14 ~ 16. $1795 per person. Autumn special! The “Turning of the Fagus” is a unique phenomenon and extremely photogenic as are the tiny fungi that pop up all over the forest at this time of year. Based at the Brand new Mt Field Retreat we will also explore the nearby forests such as the Styx Valley and grab some mountain vistas in the South West National Park.

The Turning of the Fagus at Mt Field National Park

Tarkine – autumn fungi, river cruises and west coast sunsets: May 6 ~ 11, 2024; $3650 per person 3 nights at Corinna followed by 2 nights at Tall Timbers in Smithton, this is the “Complete” Tarkine photography workshop. Arthur & Pieman River cruises included as well as rainforest shoots at Corinna, Philosopher Falls and along the Tarkine Drive. Sunset shoots on the wild and remote west coast near Arthur River. Single/private room for all guests.

6 day Tarkine photography workshop autumn 2023
6 day Tarkine immersion, stunning rainforests and coastal sunset shoots

Freycinet Astrophotography: 4 days, June 4 ~ 7, 2024; $2695 per person Timed for new moon, during the longest nights of the year, this special edition workshop will feature night sky shoots as well as seascape sunrises and sunsets all around Freycinet National Park, as well as a special half day cruise to Wineglass Bay.

Freycinet Winter Light & Astro Photography Tour June 2023
Freycinet Winter Light & Astro Photography Tour June 2024

Arthur River & Tarkine Coast: 5 days September 25 ~ 29, 2024; $2495 per person Brand new tour, based right in Arthur River township for easy access to the coast for sunsets which we will shoot each of our 4 nights away. Also includes a day exploring the Tarkine Forest Drive and the Arthur River Cruise.

Arthur River and Tarkine Coast 5 day photography workshop
Arthur River and Tarkine Coast – new 5 day photography workshop

Private 3 day tours: South West / Tasman Peninsula / Bay of Fires / Cradle Mountain / Freycinet / Strahan and more; private tour for 1 or 2 pax. Available on demand all year round. Click here for the details.

private photography tours tasmania
Private 3 day tours at multiple locations around Tasmania. Available all year round. Contact to discuss dates!

Mt Field & Styx Valley: ** Runs on demand ** $275 per person. Full day trip shooting waterfalls, rainforest and the tallest flowering trees on earth. Includes: transport (departing Hobart); National Parks entry; tuition/guide. Lunch is either BYO or available to purchase.

Tasmanian photography workshops – Mt Field & Styx Valley
Tasmanian photography workshops – Mt Field & Styx Valley. Full day workshop, from Hobart.

Hobart & Surrounds: ** Runs on demand ** $160 per person. Private or small group, 3+ hour workshop. Waterfall shoot on Mt Wellington, followed by an eastern shore sunset. Self drive.

Hobart Photography Workshop
Hobart & Surrounds Photography Workshop. Great for beginners and first time visitors to Hobart!

Please click on the links in the text above for full details, and contact me to book a spot!

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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.