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Pacific Sunrise in Hobart

The yacht PACIFIC SUNRISE arrived in Hobart three weeks ago. She is owned by Julian Alcorso, a Tasmanian winemaker and entrepreneur. His father, Claudio Alcorso, founded the Moorilla Vineyards in Berriedale, a few kilometres north of Hobart, the capital city of Tasmania. Alcorso senior, who owned Silk and Textiles factory in Hobart, established the vineyard

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The Other Obsession of Walter Pless

I try to photograph every ship that comes in to Hobart. The ships include freighters, cruise liners, tankers, warships and luxury yachts. I also include fishing boats and tugs. This photographic mission is more than just a hobby. It’s an obsession. Some mornings I’m out at 6am. Some evenings, depending on the light, I could