Dove Lake Tasmania

I had the pleasure of visiting Tasmania in November, and capturing the beautiful landscapes of the area.

First up, here is a shot of Dove Lake in Cradle Mountains National Park. It’s a very popular tourist area and the scenery is surreal. If you’re visiting, there’s quite a few different walks you can take in the area to see more of the area and the weather can changes very quickly.

I was only there for one night, and here is one of my favourites from the sunset, I only had a short duration to capture it, in between the sessions of heavy cold winds and rain.

Cradle Mountain Tasmania

Red Sky at Warners Bay

There has been some pretty colourful sunsets over the past week, often several days in a row. Last evening, I set up by the jetty at Warners Bay. It looks out over Lake Macquarie and is only around 15 mins from Newcastle.

Its a really nice relaxing place to be, and usually at this time of year (Summer here in Australia), there is often a lot of people about. There were quite a few people last night watching the sunset also. Here are two of my favorite shots from the evening.


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Belmont Bay Again

Last weekend, I photographed another sunset at Belmont. This is from the Squids Ink jetty, looking west over the bay (Lake Macquarie). Here are some of my favourites from the evening.

This is a stitched panorama, make up from 9 bracketed vertical frames (27 frames in total). I shot this using a 5D Mark II, 50mm f1.4 lens with 3 stop ND grad filter mounted, rotated on a panoramic head.

Later on as the sun went down, I managed to capture this classic shot of the jetty. I used my favourite exposure blending technique for this, the shot is a composite of two images. I used a 17-40mm f/4L on the wide end with a ND400 filter attached, exposure around 2 minutes from memory.