Australian Photographer: Peter Dombrovskis

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Peter Dombrovskis is an Australian photographer who loved taking pictures of the great scenes of Australia.

Photo by Peter Jackson

He was actually born in a refugee camp in Wiesbaden, Germany in 1945. He moved to Australia in1950 with his mother and started to take up photography in the 1960’s.

Check out his most famous photograph, the Morning mist, Rock Island Bend, Franklin River, Tasmania, 1979. Isn’t it just gorgeous!

Photo by The National Library of Australia

Dombrovskis passed away in 1996 where he had a heart attack while taking photographs near Mount Hayes in the Western Arthur Range in South West Tasmania.

If you want to see more of his brilliant photographs, visit the National Gallery of Victoria, the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery or the Australian Heritage Commission. But here are some of his works for you to enjoy!

Photos by The National Library of Australia

All of Dombrovskis’ photographs were taken using a large format Linhof Master Technika 5 × 4 inch flatbed field camera. He only used three lenses, a 90mm Nikkor F4.5, a 150mm Schneider Symar-S (standard lens), and a 300mm Nikkor MF9.

written by ilkadj on 2012-07-20 in #lifestyle #australia #photography #tasmania #peter-dombrovskis #photographer #australian

One Comment

  1. bsdunek
    bsdunek ·

    Beautiful work! Too bad he died at such a young age.

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