Recently I entered into and was selected to participate in a series of workshops run by SBS, & the CCP, in conjunction with Brimbank council on a photo documentary project about Sunshine. Coincidentally I decided to undertake some professional development using a professional level medium format digital camera. Combining both seemed natural so I’m out… Continue reading More Annoucements!
Time and tide is an exhibition by renowned Australian Artist David Tatnall. It is being shown at the Colour Factory exhibition place in Fitzroy. Te show runs from the 6th July 2017 to the 5th Aug 2017. As part of my job we regularly visit the Colour Factory, amongst other industry professionals, and when we arrived… Continue reading Time & Tide
Well, one way to differentiate your work from the masses posting on Instagram is to make your work into prints and display them somewhere. Just that separates you from most. A print is a real thing, something you can stand in front of and look at for a while. But also build a website, make… Continue reading Food for thought?
Today it has been announced that Princeton University have released their Minor White Archive as a web site. This is my favourite image by him and one of my all time favourite images in the history of photography. Some of the reasons I like it are: it poses more questions than it answers it elegantly… Continue reading Minor White Archive!
Every year in November, our students collectively exhibit their work for the Certificate IV students, it is their first major exhibition, for the Diploma students it’s their 3rd. I spent Wednesday, helping hang the show. This year was very different. The entire show was to be pinned to the wall, all 80 plus prints, some… Continue reading End of year exhibition preparations 2016
I have a second method of creating abstract photo based imagery using chance. It’s much more random and requires space and time to drive and wave a camera around at the same time. The results can be beautiful but harder to achieve than the other method. The main differences are I use a flash and… Continue reading Abstractions & Chance II
is your photograph a good one if it makes flickr’s explore page?
what happens when you have minimal control over the picture making process with a camera, and moving vehicle?
Want to learn analogue photography?
One of the fabulous things about being an educator of Photography at PIC photographic imaging centre teaching photo-imaging is the time given over to working with students on all things photographic. This week saw us working on a brief called the 4 corner challenge. Basically a location is chosen with 4 corners; each ideally having… Continue reading I love my job!