I decided to set myself a photo-a-day project for thirty days using only my iPad. The first couple of weeks were fine I had plenty of places I knew where I could take a photo, but then it started to get harder until I told myself not to look but just record a moment in… Read More A Photo A Day
As a photographer I am interested in urban landscapes and shooting in black and white and when I was given a project that required me to record an urban area and the changes within it, I decided on a small but intimate look at a local shopping centre car park. This journey into what normally… Read More Local Shopping Centre Car Park
Brighton Jetty Classic Sculptures was inspired by Brighton Surf Life Saving Club members after experiencing Sculptures by the Sea at Cottesloe Beach WA. The day I went it was very busy with visitors strolling along the sea front viewing the sculptures while others spent time sailing or swimming with their dogs. I met two lovely… Read More Brighton Jetty Classic Sculptures, SA
Every now and again I buy one of those $5 plastic disposable cameras and go on a mini photo shoot. They are refreshing to use as there are no settings to ponder over you just aim and shoot and it’s a great surprise when you get them developed. These photographs are from around Murray Bridge… Read More Fantastic Plastic
Wallaroo is a port town on the western side of Yorke Peninsular in South Australia with it’s history in the copper mining industry. One of three towns that make up the Copper Triangle, the other two being Kadina and Moonta, the area was known as Little Cornwall due to all the Cornish miners who came… Read More Wallaroo
The Adelaide Gaol built in 1840, was based on the latest European gaol designs and were said to be radical for the time. In its147 years of operation approximately 300,000 prisoners passed through the Gaol and 45 people were executed, their bodies are buried within the grounds. On 4 February 1988 the Gaol was officially… Read More Adelaide Gaol
The original bridge is a grand example of Victorian engineering, all Meccano and rivets. In its history, it has been adapted to meet the needs of the times, but its structure remains the same, a structure with character and aging with wrinkles and sunspots. Late evening after a storm Early foggy morning Under the bridge… Read More Bridges
What is it about old doors that attract so many photographers? I know when I see an old abandoned building it is made all the better with an old abandoned door.
Converting RAW My Canon 600D with a Tamron 18-270 zoom lens is a pretty heavy thing, something I cannot always carry around with me, I have tried compacts but was always disappointed with the quality, small sensors. So, after reading many rave reviews from some of my favourite magazines and photographers I purchased a Fujifilm… Read More Raw Conversion Software
Beachport a small fishing town in the South-east is a place I enjoy visiting and have done so since the early eighties. A recent trip, the first trip I have been able to do for a number of years, was just me and my camera and it was wonderful. The second night there I sat… Read More Beachport
Murray Bridge Agricultural & Horticultural Show After visiting the Adelaide Show I decided to go along to the Murray Bridge Show, a smaller, rural affair in the Murraylands and what it may lack in size and finesse certainly makes up for as a true agricultural show full of character and old world charm, sadly lacking… Read More Murray Bridge Agricultural Show
Thirty kilometres up the River Murray is the historic town of Mannum. The first paddle-steamer built here was called the ‘Mary Ann’, which was closely followed by the first of a fleet of ships in a growing paddle-steamer industry. The Randell ‘Dry Dock’, a graving dry dock is one of a few timber floating dry… Read More Mannum
My visit to the Royal Adelaide Show started off on a lovely sunny morning until I stepped in the gates and the clouds came over, then it rained. Never to be put off and I do like overcast conditions the images I took were perfect for black and white. I used my Fujifilm X-E1, 18-55mm… Read More Royal Adelaide Show
This is in the town of Hahndorf, a German settlement in the Adelaide Hills. Full of tourists and souvenir shops, it is surrounded by unique houses built with hand sawn timbers in the old Germanic building styles of the 19th century. Taken with a Canon 600D, 50mm lens the elegant setting on the footpath caught… Read More Dining Out
I made an audio visual using images of the bridges, this image is one of a leaking a pipe that runs the length of the road bridge was called ‘Diamond Droplets’.