The Ararat Insane Asylum has quite a history first built in 1861 as a prison, then for criminally insane then as a lunatic asylum with ‘J ward’ for the most dangerous mentally ill men in Victoria, the men were placed in here for murder or violent crimes. It was a cold, unwelcoming place and highly… Read More Ararat Insane Asylum
Op shops are a great place for finding old cameras that people just throw out now and for $2 I found a 1950’s Agfa Clack. Online I brought an old Fomapan 120 BW film to try out the camera and these are the prints I received back from the developers that I scanned and adjusted.… Read More The AGFA Clack
Each year Magpie Springs Winery puts on a photographic competition and I have been involved from it’s conception and have become friends with the owner Avril Thomas who is a fantastic portrait painter http://magpiesprings.com.au/#about All images entered in the competition have to be taken on the property and this year I thought I would try… Read More Magpie Springs Photographic Competition
Last month I placed an artwork in an art exhibition called Grey which was a combination of a handmade book and my photographs. I called the book Gray, which I find is a softer spelling, and it contained not only my images but grey items I had found. This is my book and some of… Read More Art Exhibition
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
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.
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’.