For anyone that follows me here is the reason I have not been that active for a while.On sixth of January this year I embarked on an adventure that I had considered for a while. That adventure was going to Flinders Island for an extended period.…
For those of you who may not know Flinders Island is an island in Bass Strait which seperates Tasmania from mainland Australia. It is about sixty by forty clicks in size. The population is around nine hundred.
The extended period I am hoping for is around six months. Though that may be too long for me living in a small tent. Though I have been doing so for a month and quite liking it and not missing comforts like a soft bed or TV.
Another thing I decided to do while here was not to use a car or bike. All movements are to be by me walking. I have w
A few years ago I moved into the center of Melbourne and started to do a lot more street photography. A loose rule I made for myself was to carry my trusty little Canon G9 with me when leaving my home.…
I made this rule because every so often I found myself in situations where I wanted my camera and I did not have it with me. All sorts of things happening but I couldn’t record it.
The other day I went for a walk and have a bite to eat. My thinking was take my camera nah why bother I am sure nothing will happen. Its only rare that anything of real interest happens anyhow.
Murphy’s law happens, next thing know I am in the middle of a Palestinian protest at the QV1 centre. Riot police, demonstrators running, police dragging out demonstrators chanting.and yelling.
A lot of digital photographers have only entered the field of photography recently and have not experienced the analogue world. This journal entry is the first of a series of what it was like in the dark before the digital dawn.…
Twenty five years ago I started photography. I initially shot color but found that B & W done at home was far cheaper that color. Shortly after that my infatuation with B & W began and even now very rarely do color.
My home darkroom was set up in the bathroom/ toilet of our one bedroom flat. It could be used only at night with towels over the bathroom window Also my wife could not go into the bedroom which had its lights turned off.
The unit had a bath/shower facility so I put a board on the bath and placed my development dishes on the board. I half filled th