Then and Now

August 22, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
Rephotography (or then and now) is something I love doing. One of the great joys of living with the Beattie's Studio Collection is that I can take an old photo from as way back as 1849, and if the location exists today, rephotograph it and compare the changes. This particular example is Elizabeth Street at the intersection of Liverpool Street, in...
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New Exhibition

August 31, 2020  •  1 Comment
New photos at the Tea Rooms. I've selected photos with a story for my second exhibition at The Hobart Town Tea Company, 147 Macquarie Street, Hobart. Each photo has a unique story and together they showcase the work of my grand-father, Arch Stephenson. From his iconic photo of the floating bridge to the Hobart Town Hall and even a photo of the man...
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Sandy Bay in the 1800s

August 31, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
Sandy Bay I think this is my best video yet and I'm very proud of it. I had a lot of help and the story is amazing so that made it easier and I spent over 6 weeks filming this one. I learned the origins of modern Sandy Bay and how the area has changed, but also stayed the same. I found out a little about the first Tasmanians who lived off this la...
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Forgotten Tasmania YouTube season 2 launch

February 05, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
I’ve had 6 months on YouTube and it’s been a steep learning curve. I did a full analysis and wrote myself a long paper on where it was all at and what I had learned. It was a great document if you ever want to get into YouTube, but then I had an epiphany. In Season 1, I think I fell into the trap of becoming a professional YouTuber, asking for s...
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Beaumaris, Tasmanian Tiger, Tasmanian Devil

November 07, 2019  •  Leave a Comment
Watch the video here; YouTube The Beaumaris Zoo in Hobart had Tasmanian Tigers and Tasmanian Devils. Mary Roberts was the first to breed devils in captivity. All of this right in Hobart city and I didn't know it was still there. The animals have long gone but the fabulous property remains. In this episode I explore the house, the Tasmanian Tiger...
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