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Wild Island Gallery Tasmania

For those interested in Tasmanian photography and keen to view the newest works from many of the islands most well respected landscape and wilderness photographers – the new Wild Island gallery is a a must see. As well as displaying photography, the gallery is aiming to become something of a hub for nature based activities and appreciation, including workshops and information evenings. For all info on this exciting new venture visit the Wild Island Tasmania site.

Dropping off some prints at Hobarts new Wild Island gallery

Dropping off some prints at Hobarts new Wild Island gallery

I am quite happy to announce too that the gallery is also displaying and stocking a selection of my images, and I would encourage everyone to visit and view some stunning Tasmanian landscape photography. The opening exhibition is a tribute to perhaps the grand-father of Tasmanian wilderness photography – Peter Dombrovskis. Half the gallery is currently dedicated to a selection of his images, painstakingly prepared and printed by Simon Olding, one of the photographers responsible for making the gallery a reality. Rob Blakers, and Loic LeGuilly are equally involved.

Wild Island Gallery – Opening Night Photos

The gallery opened its doors to the public on October 10. Here is a selection of images from the evening at which Simon, Rob, Chris Bell and Bob Brown all spoke.

Wild Island Gallery Tasmania Opening Night Crowd

Wild Island Gallery Tasmania – The crowd gathers on opening night, Oct 10 2014

Wild Island Gallery Tasmania Rob Blakers

Rob Blakers welcomes everyone to the opening night

Wild Island Gallery Tasmania Chris Bell

Wild Island Gallery Tasmania – Chris Bell speoke to the crowd

Wild Island Gallery Tasmania Bob Brown

Bob Brown officially opens the new Wild Island gallery in Salamanca, Hobart


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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.