In 2009, my digital input was low, often making only one picture a day. This is a rare case of such an instance where timing paid off. It would not be until 2010 that I procured my first iPhone and my first Digital camera. The first digital camera I owned was not a DSLR, rather a point and shoot. A Canon G11. It served me well.
I am planning on applying for a solo show in the near future at my local community gallery.
The exhibit will be about my experience of Sunshine, in the last 18 years, we moved here in 2000. Initially when I thought of the idea I imagined I would have plenty of imagery. Well after 3 or 4 sessions printing, not so many it seems. This will impact on the timeline for when I exhibit and which dates will suit me.
Here are 18 prints chosen so far. By my calculation 20 to 25 would be a more desirable number. This means more shooting, not a bad thing, I’m just surprised at how few good images I have?
There are major infrastructure works going on in and around Sunshine that will continue on for several years. I presume that the removal of the trees in and around this site for part of these infrastructure projects.
As these do not fall within my pc 3020 Tumblr boundaries I may or may not add them to that Tumblr project. Given that these pictures were made early in spring in the morning means the backlit sky was not too much of problem but in summer I would need to arrive here before the sun rose or as it set in the west. It was a bleak and brisk spring morning this day.
I recently created a new album on flickr, it’s a small repository of images I intend to re-potograph.
The idea was sparked by the above image, which is a place I drive past often and have watched it change dramatically over the years. When I made this picture in 2005 the small group of factories had just been finished.
Over the years small firms have come and gone, painted and repainted the walls. The inevitable graffiti has been there so long I can’t remember when it first appeared? So I went to re-photograph it on Tuesday, and in the process found a part of Sunshine I had not seen before. While this location is technically outside my pc3020 Tumblr boundary I may add some images to it from the day. I will return with film cameras soon too, as there were trees that I think would work well with my ongoing trees idea, and if my solo exhibition about Sunshine gets off the ground I could include images made from there as well.
Here’s a few more images made on the day.
That just keeps on giving!
We live in Melbourne’s West. About 10 kilometres from the city. We are fortunate to have a park at the end of our street, the park includes ovals for football and cricket, as well as a famous set of wheat silos. The silos have been featured in several TV ads for Insurance and the Womens… Continue reading My new obsession
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.