Cape Queen Elizabeth, Bruny Island

Cape Queen Elizabeth

Bruny Island Tasmania

The natural stone archway at Mars Bluff near Cape Queen Elizabeth on Bruny Island.

Bruny Island holds many natural features, the coastline is exposed to the wild Tasman Sea and Southern Ocean. Mars Bluff stands firmly planted during this calm and beautiful sunrise overlooking Adventure Bay, the South Bruny National Park and as displayed in the distance, Fluted Cape. On this particular morning in mid-September, a few hours before this photo was taken, I was sitting on the beach in the dark watching the aurora light up the sky behind the archway. I was furtunate enough to capture the aurora and milkyway behind the rock archway - however I like this image more. The light from the rising sun adds highlights to the top of the arch and creates an even glow behind the rock formation which adds strong contrast to this photograph.

Photographic Prints

  • Print size


    450mm (17.7inch)


    357mm (14.1inch)


    300 Pixels/Inch

  • Ratio

    Landscape, Width / Height 1.26

  • Printing details


    Canson Platine Fibre Rag 310gsm - a premium semi-gloss photo paper.

  • Inks

    High quality archival pigment inks.

  • Border

    A 25mm margin (a white border) is applied to all edges. This border is added to the size listed.

  • Watermark

    All watermarks are removed from photographic prints.

  • Packaging

    Prints are packaged in a clear archival sleeve that is rolled and shipped in a mailing tube.

  • Shipping

    Australian postage is free, international shipping is also available

  • Framing

    Framing is not supplied, however can be arranged through Tasmanian-based suppliers at retail cost. Additional shipping costs apply, and delivery time is extended.

Technical Details

Camera settings

  • Camera

    Sony a7r

  • Lens

    Zeiss Batis f2.8 18mm

  • Exposure


  • Aperture


  • ISO


  • Digital details

    Dimensions: 5313px x 4220px

    Megapixels: 22.42mp


  • Photographic

    Single Exposure

  • Processing

    Basic editing performed in Lightroom using custom linear profiles. Colour and contrast corrections performed in Photoshop.


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