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.

Styx Valley World Heritage Area

Styx Valley World Heritage Area

A welcome addition to the Styx Valley World Heritage area is this new sign! For years the valley has been the scene of bitter disputes between the forest industry and conservationists. Now, the North Styx and two Big Tree reserves in the valley of the giants are officially part of the World Heritage Area… Read more →
Australian Geographic Aurora Australis Feature

Australian Geographic Aurora Australis Feature

And now for a little shameless self promotion – after all, isn’t that what the internet is all about! – one of my images has been included in this months Australian Geographic aurora australis feature! The image was from the amazing all night aurora of October 7-8 2015… Read more →
Red Knoll Lookout

Red Knoll Lookout

The Red Knoll Lookout in Tasmania’s South West National Park has to be one of the best places to visit to easily experience the grandeur of Tasmania’s rugged World Heritage Area. There is camping nearby at the Huon and Edgar campgrounds so spending a night is an easy option… Read more →
Leeawuleena – Sleeping Waters

Leeawuleena – Sleeping Waters

Leeawuleena – or “Sleeping Waters” is the aboriginal name for Lake St Clair. Here is a selection of dawn shots taken on the lakes edge. Utterly peaceful and serene. Lake St Clair is a beautiful spot. Many of Tasmania’s best bushwalks start (and finish!) here… Read more →
Wandle Falls Walk Part II – Fungi!

Wandle Falls Walk Part II – Fungi!

The Wandle Falls walk in Tasmania’s Tarkine region is a straightforward walk, in fact, meandering through the myrtle forest searching for tiny autumn fungi might in fact be the best way to enjoy this location! As per my previous post, the falls are accessed from the A10 highway… Read more →
Wandle Falls Track Part I – The Waterfall

Wandle Falls Track Part I – The Waterfall

Another short but rewarding walk in Tasmania’s Tarkine region is the scramble to Wandle Falls. Located on the Murchisson Highway (A10) a short distance from Waratah, park your car at the Wandle River crossing and follow the creek downstream (west) a short distance… Read more →
Exploring Tasmania’s Tarkine: Ramsay Rainforest

Exploring Tasmania’s Tarkine: Ramsay Rainforest

Clutching my copy of the Tarkine Trails guidebook, I decided to do a little reccie in the Ramsay Rainforest area near Waratah in Tasmania’s beautiful Tarkine region. The start of the track was easy to find (thanks to the guidebook!) and I decided to just walk and see how far I would get… Read more →
The Living Room Photo Challenge!

The Living Room Photo Challenge!

Here is something a little bit different for me – late last year I got a phone call from The Living Room to discuss putting together a segment in Tasmania’s Bay of Fires and Freycinet area! Dr Chris Brown and the team were on tour in Tasmania and had some ideas for a “Photo Challenge” segment and my Bay of Fires photography workshop and postcard range had caught their attention… Without giving too much away, a couple of my cards will assist in Chris’s travels around the state, as he seeks out some great Tassie photo spots… Read more →