Tag: photography

  • World Press Photography

    World Press Photography

    I’m not sure what it says about me, but I found the photographs of animals far more compelling than those of humans. I’m talking about the World Press Photography exhibition, currently showing at the State Library of NSW.… Read the rest

  • Circular Quay, Sydney, views at dawn

    Circular Quay, Sydney, views at dawn

    Having woken early, and knowing the weather would be fine this weekend, I caught a train to Circular Quay ahead of sunrise. There weren’t too many people around. Just a handful of early morning walkers, and a couple of other people with an interest in photography.… Read the rest

  • Sydney Photowalk

    Sydney Photowalk

    You remember how “in the olden days” you were limited by the number of photographs you could take on a roll of film? It was generally 12, 24 or 36. I remember when a roll of 36 film was expensive to buy, and even more expensive to process.… Read the rest

  • People with Cameras

    People with Cameras

    “There are so many photographers here I don’t know where to look”, was not the phrase you would expect from a bride-to-be in Sydney’s Hyde Park this afternoon. It was then her official wedding photographer looked behind, and realised he, not she, was the centre of attention.… Read the rest

  • Sydney Contemporary

    Sydney Contemporary

    “Are there any photographers other than Trent Parke?”, I asked my friend Kate tonight. As noted, I have decided the best way to “tackle” Sydney Contemporary is to spend a day/night exploring a particular medium.… Read the rest

  • Australian Life

    Australian Life

    “At my funeral, can you take a photograph instead of having a guestbook?”, I asked my friend Sue on the weekend. “It’s always so hard thinking of what to say”, I added, noting it would be far more interesting and far easier just to take a photograph of everyone.… Read the rest

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