Tag: sydney life

  • 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. The photograph of those attending the funeral of Martin Sharp was one of my favourites in this year’s “Art and About” “Australian Life” photographic competition.… Read the rest “Australian Life”

  • Blake Prize and Sydney Life

    Blake Prize and Sydney Life

    I spent the day visiting two of my favourite annual art exhibitions in Sydney “Sydney Life” and “The Blake Prize“. “Sydney Life” is a photographic competition and exhibition held each year in Hyde Park. “The Blake Prize” is a spiritual/religious themed art competition and exhibition held each year at the National Art School.… Read the rest “Blake Prize and Sydney Life”

  • Beautiful Sunday

    Beautiful Sunday

    Twelve months ago in Sydney we were recovering from the dust storm. Twelve months later it remains a topic for conversation in Sydney. And it’s an event which has influenced two of the photographs in this year’s Sydney Life art exhibition in Hyde Park.

    One is a reasonably straightforward representation of the storm taken on the north side just near the Sydney Harbour Bridge.… Read the rest “Beautiful Sunday”

  • Saturday Afternoon

    Saturday Afternoon

    I had a great afternoon wandering around the city with The Other Andrew, who has also blogged the afternoon. Knowing of his interest in photography, I’d booked us in for a free tour with the curator of the Sydney Life exhibition currently in Hyde Park.

    I’d had a brief look at the exhibition last weekend with Sam, but today I had a chance to really look at the works, and to learn more about them.… Read the rest “Saturday Afternoon”