I’ve been using digital cameras now since about 1999. [I’ve been using cameras creatively since about 1987] of all shapes and sizes, and while the first few years were all a bit weird and mysterious I can now comfortably look back at my digital archive and see how my images how ‘improved’ as well as… Continue reading What has digital taught me?
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
*When shared by great teachers. I had the good fortune to attend a workshop run by one of my teachers from my University years this weekend. Here’s a short clip to give you a sense of how he thinks and teaches about pictures. Good fortune or common sense though its hard to tell. It was… Continue reading The Gifts of Good Pictures*
The summer holidays is a time to dip into my extensive photobook library. Or even just my library. Sadly this year my books are packed away for the duration of the renovation we are having built for us at the moment. Since packing up I have bought 3 books and also kept a handful of texts… Continue reading Currently Reading*
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
what happens when you have minimal control over the picture making process with a camera, and moving vehicle?