The happy snapper captures the subject and collects images of the kid/s, the dog, the 21st birthday and the last holiday by the sea.

The journeyman photographer sees the subject and the composition, taking dramatic pix of a famous bridge from below.

The master photographer uses the quality of the light to define their unique view of the world around them…Photo graphy…light writing!!

Been involved with photography since the early days and have had the mandatory removable darkroom in the family bathroom (not always appreciated) and, later, a better more permanent darkroom in my bedroom. I am honoured to have won a number of significant awards early on. I’ve since had a scattering of other awards and had images published in both local and international media as I’ve progressed from film to digital and from happy snapper to master.

Tried my hand a professional work but always return to a personal involvement in the art.

My photographic role models are many but high on the list are the acknowledged old masters: Cartier-Bresson, Ernst Haas, Ansel Adams, Ed Weston, W.Eugene Smith, Yousuf Karsh, Richard Avedon and anyone that captures amazing images.

  • Joined: June 2007

Journal

Top print job from RB

I recently bought a copy of my own work so that I could check the print quality before inviting others to buy more …. analysis: flamin’ terrific. Well printed (I picked a difficult one with heavy shadow and bright highlights) and exceptionally well framed. So now I encourage everyone to buy one or, preferably, more of my work!!
Posted almost 10 years – 4 comments

Sydney Markets

Sydney Produce Markets. Saturday. Free entry. A huge echoing iron warehouse of mystery, fascination, noise, people and vegetables. Or, maybe, a place of fascinating people and mysterious noisy vegetables. Shouts of “dolla, dolla, dolla” ring out from one seller sparking competing refrains from alternate stalls. The shouting match builds to a crescendo and dies quickly as custom…
Posted about 10 years – 7 comments
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