Where the wild things are

22 October 2009

Written by: Christopher Scanlon

By far the majority of tourists who visit Cradle Mountain in central north Tasmania miss much of what the National Park has to offer. Most people catch the bus to Dove Lake, get out and photograph the stunning view immediately in front of them before some of them walk around the base of Dove Lake and return to the bus.

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In this folio I begin with an iconic photograph of Cradle Mountain and Dove Lake to set the scene, but then I explore other features that are often hidden away in the forest or only seen in the early morning — features that interweave through the park making it such a unique environment in this typically dry and eroded Australian continent.

Pen Tayler completed an Arts degree from Macquarie University in 1988 followed by a Graduate Diploma in Adult Education and Training from the University of New England in 1997 and is currently a student in the La Trobe University photojournalism course.