I had to recently write an artist biography for the exhibition at Atkins Photo Lab. I was advised that it would be helpful to explain to non-photographers why I make pictures of the places I do. It is something that I had not given much thought to for some time. So why do I photograph… Continue reading My Locations & Motivations
As the weather and light here in Melbourne is putting on its best show I felt the need to wander up and down our street and make some pictures. Our street runs East/West. Which means the odd numbered houses all face North. Some of these houses are more interesting than to me than others. So… Continue reading All the odd numbered houses in my street that face North & seemed interesting; on Sunday.
The new potential game changing L16 camera is ready for pre order shipping according to its manufacturers. Read more here. In a nutshell the camera has a large array of lenses in the form factor of a smart phone, all allowing you to make one pictures using all the lenses at once. I’m curious given… Continue reading Getting closer to a reality?
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!
One of the millennial gifts of art is that it sends people off on their own journey because there’s no correct way of looking at a photograph, just like there’s no correct way to listen to Mozart. All photography is evidence of something but you also have to go beyond that prescriptive thing you have… Continue reading Bill Henson Quote
My humble little publication, ‘What’s the ugliest part of your body?’, arrived today. Seven days earlier and it would have made the NGV Art Book Fair. Ah well, contact me if you want a copy.