I was fortunate to have some spare time this weekend, in between helping my friend Gary edit his photobook and unpacking the house as the renovations wind down. During some down time I showed him around my suburb, as he is from South Australia. The image above is a view that is going to be a regular place I visit.
During his stay we talked of many things and I took away plenty of food for thought. Things like; what are the driving factors behind modern curators choices in exhibiting photographic art? The importance of photographing your ‘place’ in the here and now. The rate and significance of urban change; amongst many other things.
I am interested in what goes on on both sides of the lens. The camera’s capacity to faithfully draw the world at any given moment on one side, and it’s ability to record my emotions thoughts and feelings on the other side. I have several projects that explore the cerebral side of photography [what’s in front… Continue reading Other Long Term Projects
Daylight saving has rolled back the clocks here in Australia. I am also on term break. This means several things, I will be moved by the quality of the light to make pictures often. I will have time to make pictures and prints, and speed up the final stages of the renovation.
This picture I made for class materials in my digital class. But the light was just so perfect I just felt I had to share it here. In fact over the last couple of days I’ve been motivated to pull out a DSLR and make pictures, high resolution ones that may make it to an exhibition, or book; one day. More as I sift through them, who knows maybe some gems will turn up from our sojourn in a caravan park during the week this week?
Watch this space!