Journal

Melbourne on the iPhone

The Melbourne Photo Travel Guide iPhone App makes an appearance in the current issue of Better Photograph Magazine, Australia’s Leading Photography Magazine (Number 63 Autumn 20011) out now.

A four page spread discussing how the app was created as well as some of my images and screen captures from the app. Keep a look out for it at the news stand.

The Age Green Guide - Melb Photo Travel iPhone App gets a write up

Melbourne Photography and Travel Guide ‎- gets a write up in today’s edition of The Age Newspapers Green Guide – Imaging with Terry Lane.

You’ll see why I like to be the one taking the photos however there’s no such thing as bad publicity or so they say and this is great exposure for the iPhone App.

Also managed to get a mention and link to the RedBubble profile .

Have a read if you get the chance. I will post a link when I find the online version of story.

Online version of Terry’s article here

Melbourne Photo Travel Guide - free giveaways

The iPhone App – Melbourne Photo Travel Guide was released last week and has spent this first week consistently in the top 5 New & Noteworthy Travel Apps and Top 100 Paid Travel Apps on the Australian iTunes store and in the Top 20 New & Noteworthy Travel Apps on the US iTunes Store rather pleasing given that there are currently 11,000+ travel apps so to celebrate I have 10 free download codes to give away (sorry US iTunes store account holders only, this is an Apple limitation).

More screen captures and feature descriptions can be found on the bog.

Checkout the Facebook Fan Page and become a fan and follow me on Twitter to keep up to date with future releases.

So the first 10 people to visit the blog and send me an email from the website contact page with the subject line…

It's OFFICIAL - Melbourne Photo Travel Guide - Goes Live

The Melbourne Photo Travel Guide iPhone AppA photographer’s guide to Melbourne has been released and is now live on the iTunes Store. This app is aimed at amateur and enthusiast photographers visiting or living in Melbourne and looking for some inspiration.

Each entry includes an image slide show, detailed information, maps, directions, contact details, costs and hints and tips. Internal links and themed photo walks make it easy to plan you next shoot.

At $3.99 it’s cheaper than a roll of film. Do you remember film?

More screen captures and feature descriptions can be found at the blog

Check the the Facebook Fan Page and become a fan and follow me on Twitter future update information.

Melbourne Photo and Travel Guide

Melbourne – Photography and Travel Guide.

Places that I think will be of interest to you the photographer, whether you are a visitor to Melbourne or you live here and looking for some inspiration.

From 19th century architectural opulence to our ever-changing inner city laneways, or from urban streetscapes to world-renowned gardens, Melbourne offers endless places to explore and photograph. Whether you’re interested in architecture, street portraiture, or night photography there will be entries here that inspire you to get out and make photographs and help you capture your own unique picture postcard views and memories of Melbourne.

The iPhone App will contain descriptions, history, slide shows, full screen images, maps and themed photo walks. Everything you need to get inspired and…

iPhone App

I am very pleased to announce that I have recently commenced a new project in conjunction with Sutro Media to create an iphone app aimed at the travelling amateur and enthusiast photographer. Further details as the project progresses.

Follow me on Twitter to receive updates as we move towards the release date.

We’re All Gonna Die

To create his latest project We’re All Gonna Die – 100 meters of existence Simon Hoegsberg stood in the same spot on a railway bridge in Berlin for 20 days photographing strangers.

The end result is a print 78 centimeters high and 100 METERS wide.

The image contains 178 people each experiencing a simple moment in their lives, most are completely unaware that they had just been photographed.

Let it load and then scroll along the image. Very much worth a look.

Andrew

Album Review - Johnny Ray’s Downtown

Johnny Ray’s Downtown – Perry Keyes

I recently discovered singer/songwriter Perry Keyes and specifically his current album Johnny Ray’s Downtown and it’s been playing on the iPod ever since.

Keyes is a storyteller and in Johnny Ray’s Downtown he sings about life growing up in the tough inner city working class suburb of Redfern, about getting rejected, booze, drugs and death and whilst there are references to Sydney here, these themes are common to pretty much every city and town.

The are 16 tracks on the album and each one is part of the overall story that Keyes takes you on but the standout track for me is 1982 in which Keyes tells us that “You could get a job or go on the dole at fourteen and nine months, You could go to jail with Neddy Smith and those other useless c**ts” which…