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Secret Spot in the Tarkine near Corinna

May 20th, 2018

Many of the small creek beds around the town of Corinna in the Tarkine Region of Tasmania were pretty badly trashed by prospectors panning for gold in the 1880s.  Those guys weren’t too concerned with natural beauty of the environment, they just wanted gold as fast as possible!  That was over 100 years ago, and the forest has regenerated and recovered so you would hardly know humans had been there, until you find a place that was never trashed…

Tasmania Photo Tour

This is a secret spot revealed to Paul and I by an old local prospector in Corinna on the last Tasmania Photo tour back in March.  It’s only 10 minutes off the track, but you would never know it was here if you weren’t looking…

Shot on a Cambo WRS-400 with a Phase One IQ3-100 digital back and Rodenstock 40mm lens in a tilt swing panel.  Click on the image to see a bigger, clearer version.

Back from Tasmania Photo tour part 3

May 16th, 2018

Continued on from the previous blog entry Back from Tasmania Photo tour part 2

The tiny gold rush town of Corinna is the best place to experience the Tarkine region of Tasmania, because Corinna is right in the middle of it.  Corinna was a major centre of the Tasmanian Gold rush of the 1880s…  historical reports say that Corinna was a completely lawless place, one of the most drunken violent towns in a very bleak and violent place.  It would not have been a nice place to live if you didn’t like drinking and fighting!

Tasmania Photo Tour

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Back from Tasmania photo tour Part 2

May 13th, 2018

Continuing on from the previous entry, Back from Tasmania Photo Tour Part 1…

From the historic town of Stanley, on the North West coast of Tasmania we headed South into the stunning wilderness of the Tarkine region on the Wild West Coast, with Arthur River as the base camp.  The Roaring 40s smash into the West Coast of Tasmania without anything getting in the way to slow them down for thousands of kilometres, so it’s one of the wildest most untamed stretches of coastline in the world!

Tasmania Photo Tour

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