First day of a Tasmanian winter…

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Most mainlanders have an image of the Tasmanian winter as being pretty bleak. They don’t realise that, though we are sometimes referred to as the gateway to Antarctica, we have a climate that is exceedingly temperate. To put it in perspective, an island on an equivalent northerly lattiude is Corsica…and we too grow olives and grapes.

Yesterday was the first day of winter. The sun was shining, it was 16 degrees Celsius and I was traversing the Midlands highway on my way home with a Toyota Hilux pickup I had bought in the northern coastal town of Devonport. This is a slide show of some of the pictures I made on my way home.


Filed under art, Australian, Digital photography, Photographer, Photography, Photojournalism, Rob Walls, Stock photography, Tasmania, travel

5 responses to “First day of a Tasmanian winter…

  1. isn’t photography just a delightful way of showing how beautiful our little worlds are.

  2. Love the chairs at Evandale Rob……its soft….has a nice feel…balanced…keep shooting x

    • Thank you Dave…Winter in Tasmania, eh? A well-kept secret. Am heading back up that way on Monday with my daughter for a couple of days camping. School holidays; off to Narawntapu National Park, where in winter, the wombats graze like short-sighted miniature bison on the old potato fields.

      • Nice Rob.
        I was shooting a property at Badger Head on Monday…edge of the park.
        Springlawn….a beautiful place….praps a walk to Arthurs Knob…bless him lol.
        Hope the beach is perfect!

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