Luke O’Brien can be found at Hobart's popular Salamanca Market each Saturday where you can browse and purchase prints & cards. Luke runs a number of Tasmanian photography workshops and is available for one on one tuition or commissions.

A Field Guide to Tasmanian Fungi

A Field Guide to Tasmanian Fungi

A Field Guide to Tasmanian Fungi is the ultimate resource for those keen on learning a little (or a lot!) more about the fascinating autumn denizens of the forest floor – the fungi. Along with the all-weather “Fungi Flip” these guides should be able to help you identify almost any of the strange forms you might find while bushwalking in the cooler months of autumn and early winter… Read more →
Styx Valley Photography Workshop

Styx Valley Photography Workshop

My final post for 2016 is a brand new shot from the Styx Valley. Captured during my recent workshop which also includes the waterfalls of Mt Field, it is a shot which really gave me that buzz of excitement as I lined it up on the tripod… Read more →
Cradle Mountain Dove Lake – From the Vault

Cradle Mountain Dove Lake – From the Vault

This is a selection of photos of the place I clearly visit the most, Cradle Mountain. Usually on one of my photography workshops but of course in my own time too – there is so much to see and do at Cradle Mountain… Read more →
Raptor Release 21 December 2016

Raptor Release 21 December 2016

The Raptor Refuge have again released a fighting fit young Wedge Tailed Eagle into the wild. Another successful raptor release yesterday, fulfilling the Refuge’s motto of “helping them soar again” out in the bushland and rolling hills of the Southern Midlands near Colebrook… Read more →
Donaldson River, Tarkine

Donaldson River, Tarkine

The Donaldson River is a tributary of the Pieman River in Tasmania’s Tarkine and in fact a significant river in its own right. It snakes its way across the buttongrass plains  and rainforests of the Tarkine Hinterland before joining the Pieman near Corinna… Read more →
Lake Pedder aerial photos!

Lake Pedder aerial photos!

Lake Pedder Lodge out at Strathgordon just had a 1 year “birthday” over the weekend. Part of the festivities included great discounts on activities such as kayaking, abseiling and a helicopter flight over the lake. Lake Pedder Aerial Photos Having never flown above Tasmania (apart from major flights out of the state of course!) I couldn’t resist the chance to get up in the air and grab some shots of the rugged south west wilderness… Read more →
Night Sky Photography Noise Reduction

Night Sky Photography Noise Reduction

I recently came across a very handy tutorial on night sky photography noise reduction which I thought I would share. It appeared on PetaPixel a few months ago and is well worth a look. It involves working in the image channels which can be quite daunting but there is a YouTube video on the site as well as written instructions from the photographer they are crediting the technique with – Dave Morrow… Read more →
Bicheno Seascape Photos

Bicheno Seascape Photos

Here are a few shots from Bicheno on Tasmania’s east coast. I haven’t shot a lot there over the years – something I will have to rectify sometime soon! There is a really nice rocky point out beyond the Silver Sands resort where I went for a sunset shoot one night a year or so back… Read more →