Why am I a photographer?

Because I am impatient. Because I want to record what I see. Because I want to share the way I see with others.

My passion is for reportage and documentary photography, though I find myself more and more drawn to creative and artistic portraiture.

I’m also inspired to share my love of photography with others — I run photography workshops in the port city of Fremantle, Western Australia.

Website: www.venturephotography.com.au/workshops

On Flickr: www.flickr.com/photos/sengster

On Model Mayhem: http://www.modelmayhem.com/sengsta

  • Age: 44
  • Joined: February 2007

Journal

Back in the Red

After many months of being away from RB, I’m back. / Part of my absence was due to the fact that I didn’t know how to handle RB as a separate entity to Flickr – which is where most of my photographic works are displayed. Flickr, for me, has a stronger sense of community and interaction – its tools foster this level of engagement among members. RB seems more portfolio drive…
Posted almost 7 years – Leave a comment

Going wild at the Wild Fig

Monday afternoon, 19th May, I am installing a selection of “Sons of Beaches” images at The Wild Fig Cafe in Waterman’s Bay (www.wildfig.com.au), where they will be on show until August 18th. / If you live up the north coast (Scarborough, Trigg, North Beach, Marmion, Sorrento etc) or are travelling there, why not drop in from the 20th May onwards for a cup of Free Trade coffee a…
Posted over 7 years – 2 comments

Sons of Beaches

I’ve decided to make a selection of images from my “Sons of Beaches” project available via Red Bubble. “Sons of Beaches” is a part-documentary, part-artistic project I have been undertaking over the last two years while documenting surf life-saving events and activities in WA. / Sons of Beaches’ focuses on re-representing an image that is iconic Australian – th…
Posted about 8 years – 3 comments

Morning swimmers

A cold morning, the time just shy of 8. Cloud cover is complete. A chill breeze drifts in over the ocean, stirring the swell as it surges in to shore. Gulls flock around mounds of seaweed dragged in by the night tide. A large cormorant dives for fish just beyond the breakers. The light is soft, almost incandescent. / I wait for the three swimmers to struggle out of the ocean. Twenty minutes ago, …
Posted about 8 years – 1 comments

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