Lunch under a fagus tree, green with spring leaves. Grail Falls, Walls of Jerusalem NP | Hasselblad 500cm | Delta 3200
Bit of a bush bash to get here, but gorgeous to sit behind the waterfall with my cup of tea. Haven’t had much luck with Delta 3200 in the past. It always seemed to lack contrast and be very grainy when developed with Ilford DDX. This particular film was metered at 400 (as it was […]
I can’t remember a lot about this day a month ago, except that it was very windy and the clouds were rolling across the mountain bringing occasional showers and rainbows. I followed one of the few sets of cairns to this spot and wondered where they all go. One of them leads to Ironstone and […]
Journal Entry …Syds Track. Searching for my final image before heading back down. Here amongst the dwarf myrtles the moss is verdant and bright green. The sky is overcast, light showers come and go. I would focus on the plethora of greens were I shooting a colour film such as Portra 160 (that would do […]
Distance changes utterly when you take the world on foot. A mile becomes a long way, two miles literally considerable, ten miles whopping, fifty miles at the very limits of conception. The world, you realize, is enormous in a way that only you and a small community of fellow hikers know. Planetary scale is your […]
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 because of the short and relatively easy walk to get there.
“Warrawarrawa (they are all dead)”. This is what the Aboriginal people said when Captain Cook’s ‘ghost ship’ arrived at Botany Bay in 1770. The warnings of these ghostly visitors spread quickly to other tribes by smoke and fire, many of which were noted by Cook and Banks as they sailed up the coast. 18 years […]