Hello! Thank you for dropping by and feel free to stroll thought the gallery.

My chosen style of photography is Macro and Extreme Close-up with subjects ranging from textiles, jewellery, and food to flowers, animals, bark and moss. Macro photography is like entering a different dimension; seeing ordinary, everyday things in a different way. If I can make someone say to a photograph of sugar granules “That’s beautiful!” then I have made sugar, for a moment, beautiful. And what is photography if not to capture a fleeting moment, whatever your subject.


All images are for sale, so if you are interested in acquiring an image for applications not available on Redbubble, just drop me an email. They are sold under a royalty-free, non-exclusive agreement.

Also, I have collected all of my pieces into these coffee-table books which are available on Blurb.com.

They have all the images from RB2009; 2010 collection and more that I haven’t uploaded.

…and just in case anyone needs reminding – all my images and texts are
© Aileen David 2009 – 2013 ;)


Featured work, Challenge winners & Top 10s

A huge thank you to all the wonderful hosts of the groups I’ve joined for the features, challenge wins and top tens!

  • Joined: July 2009

Journal

What kind of photographer are you?

One of my friends on facebook, who is also a photographer, recently commented on one magazines’ roll of Photographer or the Year winners. The photographs were good, but what he said irked me a little. His comment on the winning piece (of a surfer in a funnel) was that it was what photographs should be because it told a story and not mere “eye candy” shots. Or something to tha…
Posted almost 4 years – 6 comments

To Manipulate or Not to Manipulate?

That is a question I’ve been reading a lot of lately. By-the-way, I’m talking about digital manipulation in photography. It creates such ire in as many photographers and digital artists as there are practitioners of both camps. So it is really that bad, or are the purists just being that – purists and exclusionists. / Since the birth of photography we have marvelled on this technology’s abilit…
Posted almost 4 years – 3 comments

I'm back!!!

Hi everybody! / It’s been ages, but I’m finally back! The move took a while then our ISP took even longer to connect us! Melbourne’s great but it’s cold!!! I know, some of you live in even colder places…but still…COLD! / We were able toget a nice flat in a suburb fairly close to the city with lots of transportation, shops and cafes. Plus, the flat has a cour…
Posted about 4 years – 5 comments

Another coffee table book

I just wanted to share my excitment on launching my second book! / They have all the images from RB 2009 collection and more that I haven’t uploaded yet. / I also want to take this opportunity to say “Thank You” to everyone who’s been so supportive since I joined up and started on this journy. Your support and encouragement is so much appreciated and treasured :)
Posted over 4 years – 7 comments