It is amazing what you find if you just look. I was out walking Dhugal, my greyhound, a few weeks ago and we were wandering around one of the gardens that overlook the River Murray. The path edge is lined with large sandstone rocks that on closer inspection contain fossils of shells and sea creatures.… Read More It is amazing what you find if you just look….
At the beginning of this year I was to go out with a group of photographers and we would receive a surprise attachment for our cameras and we could go off and take images. The outing fell through, but I ended up with a Holga Pinhole lens that I really didn’t want, but thought I… Read More Looking through a pinhole lens
I was reading a photographic magazine this morning which had an article about multiple exposures by Jackie Ranken. I have seen this done by other photographers in different styles but it was Jackie’s well composed images that inspired me to have a try. Shooting with my Fuji X-E1 that has multiple exposure capability, I took… Read More Multiple Exposures
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
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
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
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