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I am 67 years young, with a passion for photography particularly people I was a geologist in my former life having worked in all Australian states , except tasmania I also lived and workedfor two years in new zealand then twelve years in Canada I am now retired. I suffered a severe stroke threeyears ago and am now paralysed on my left side and mainlyconfined to a wheelchair but luckily I am right handed and able to continue to pursue my hobby photography with undiminished passion.M y main disability apart from the wheelchair, is a problem with one-finger typing which results in numerous typographic errors in my writing.My favourite subjects are people so portraits and figure work are my strengths.through my hobby I have met and continue to meet many wonderful and inspiring people, until a couple of years ago my photography was film based, and the output of course print both colour and monochrome I was fortunate to be able to purchase a nikon D70 DSLR just before I retired so now I spend my evenings grappling with a computer intsead of the pleasures? of a wet darkroom.after the image and print are acceptable to me I compete in national photographic salons around the country with a moderate degree of success, I hope all visitors to my page enjoy my images my e-mail is rmpjp@bigpond.net.au

  • Age: 74
  • Joined: April 2007

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camera hire

Hello any one in Melbourne area, any help willl be appreciated my camera is outof action being repaired Ihave an important shooot scheduled for20th May does any one know where Imight be able to hire a camera? short term preferably, DSLR I have searched google without success, thanks for any suggestions, cheers, Jim Painter
Posted over 5 years – 2 comments

away

greetings friends, Iwilll be away from my computer for the nextweek, so any lack of activity or response is due to absence not lack of interest, cheers, im.
Posted almost 6 years – Leave a comment

every- body does it

all artists at some time try to capture the beauty of the bird of paradise flower, my oppportunity came yesterday so Inowpost a few of the resulting images.
Posted about 6 years – Leave a comment

stop me if.......

greetings, all but will someone please stop me if this sort of thing is becoming repetitious and boring!another modest success, five acceptances at the Pakenham National photographic competition on display12-14 September for those within reasonable travel distance, cheers, Jim
Posted over 6 years – 3 comments