Photography

& adventure

The Italian Dollarmites

The Italian Dolomites from jasonmacqueen on Vimeo. We had been climbing all day. From valley floor to ridge-line. Up switchbacks finally stepping onto the sheltered alpine meadow the other side of the ridge. The cows momentarily looked up from their...

Three Capes Walk on the cheap.

When it comes to recommending activities for visitors to Tasmania, the Three Capes walk has quickly risen to be in my top five list.  Well, for affluent hikers anyway.  At roughly $495 for a three night walk, it is out of the price range of...

In at the deep end, again.

Kayaking big water had not gone well for me three years ago.  Loosing my kayak and paddle and barley managing to climb along the wall of the canyon to safety was still fresh in my mind.  There was very little to consider around weather I should join a two...

Going Down in Tasmania

“He’s been down there a long time…” Gab was staring at the rope stretched taut over the cliff. I have to admit I had been snoozing in the afternoon sun. I opened my eyes, the canyons shadow was now at my feet. Nick had been down there a long time. We had been...

The Sentinal

A 3:00 am alpine start is hard.  I really didn't think anything would make that right.  But sitting on top of The Sentinel for lunch did.  While I didn't ask, I'm pretty sure that it made all the work Alex put into organizing the trip alright as well. What made skiing...

Canyoning Newnes

Full gallery Its been a while since I tried a completely new sport.  Not that I don't love to do it from time to time.  But just keeping skill levels up on the sports that I have already committed to takes a lot of time.  Learning to canyon has some attractive...

Federation Peak

            [Full Gallery] In the South West Wilderness, surrounded by kilometers of rain-forest, rising above the already impressive Western Arthur's stands Federation Peak.  Just  like it has done for thousands of years.  You can get to...

stories behind the pics

The photo is only part of the story.  Some of my more memorable adventures and expeditions on the way to get the photos are documented here.