Musings from a Heart-Shaped Island

Hasselblad 500cm

Japanese Heartnut and spring sky on Portra 400 film

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I recently rewatched Amelie on SBS. I had forgotten how much I love it. Curious Amelie satisfied with simple things. Japanese heartnut on Portra 400. Tasmanian Arboretum | Devonport

2.8 | 22

Comparison of two film scans, one taken at f2.8 and the other at f22. Hasselblad 500cm on Tri-X film. Meander Forest Reserve, Tasmania.
Wispy clouds over coastal vegetation at Narawntapu on Fuji Pro 160NS film

HIDDEN PATHS

Still round the corner there may wait A new road or a secret gate And though I oft have passed them by A day will come at last when I Shall take the hidden paths that run West of the Moon, East ...
Sassafras leaves on tri-x black and white film

SASSAFRAS

The serrated leaves of the Blackheart Sassafras tree have a sarsaparilla-like scent that when chewed are said to give you ‘a bit of a kick’. In times past, the cinnamon scented bark has been used ...
Rubber ring and reflections at Parsons Falls on Delta 100 film

SUMMER

For a moment I had the place to myself. Just me and the rubber ring. Despite its isolation and elevation (1,030m), Parsons Falls has become a hotspot for Tasmanian locals on summer weekends ...
Steam from mug of tea caught in window light at Lady Lake Hut on tri-x film

TEA

Just over one hour’s walk gets me to this hut on the Central Plateau. Lady Lake Hut is 1,130 metres above sea level and the walk is steep. Sometimes there is snow outside this window, ...
Bridge over Meander River in Tasmania shot with hasselblad 500cm on Tri-X film

THE BRIDGE

Why do we embroider everything we say with special emphasis when all we really need to do is simply say what needs to he said? Of course the fact is that there is very little that needs to be ...
Antiques emporium Devonport Tasmania on portra 400 film and Hasselblad.

CURIOS

Each room crawls with trinkets and curiosities from another time. Think cardboard suitcases, leather bound books, wirelesses, floral crockery. See cameras, super 8 video recorders, vinyl, CDs and ...