I recently spent a night under the stars giving the Pentax K1 a solid workout, and here are some of the results. I used the Pentax D-FA 24-70 and for my ultra-wide angle needs, the Samyang 14mm 2.8 which is known as a very capable lens for night sky photography – especially for the cost ($500)… Read more →
The Rattler Range is a little known patch ot ancient myrtle rainforest in north east Tasmania. It is part of the Mt Victoria Forest Reserve which includes (of course) Mt Victoria and stretches north to somewhere near the Mt Paris Dam Rd which connects Branxholm and Weldborough… Read more →
Two Tree Point is an easy to find location near Adventure Bay on Tasmania’s Bruny Island. There is a large area to pull the car over and a long sandy beach heading towards Adventure Bay and a nice rocky point to explore – great for long exposure seascapes in low light!… Read more →
I am very happy to announce my new 2017 Tasmanian landscapes calendar is now available! See below to purchase via Paypal.
The cost remains unchanged at $15.00 and I am now taking orders (see below to purchase through Paypal). Postage is $7.50, Australia wide… Read more →
Well I got my wish! On my most recent blog post just a couple of days ago I commented it would be nice to get another aurora sometime soon and last night the numbers looked good, and the sky relatively clear so I packed and took off for Eaglehawk Neck for another crack at catching the lights over the Tessellated Pavement… Read more →
Over the past couple of weeks the brightest planets in the night sky – Venus and Jupiter – have been putting on a show as they appeared closer and closer together. Saturday August 27 was the closest approach but the weather ruined the show in Hobart… Read more →
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 →
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 →