Photography

Architecture

Visiting: SAM

On my list of key buildings to photograph was SAM, Shepparton Art Museum. It was therefore a happy coincidence that I was asked to work in my Safety Officer role at the recent Shepparton Illuminate – a festival of music and light adjacent to the building. While there I took great delight in visiting SAM with my camera in hand.

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Photography

Prints on Show #2

Sky Mirror Gallery, Sea Lake

Further to my recent Prints on Show #1 post, I am pleased to let you know about another two opportunities that my prints have been accepted for. These are the Magnificent Macedon Exhibition and the Sky Mirror Gallery in Sea Lake.

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Photography

Prints on Show #1

Post Covid 19, I am planning to spend more time and resources as an addition to my project work on promoting my photography through displaying framed prints at galleries, exhibitions, competitions and other relevant venues. I am pleased to kick start this with a couple of opportunities of prints on show for the public to view my work.

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Photography

Maldon Portrait Prize

One wall of the exhibition

The Maldon Artist Network (MaNet) has uploaded the entries to the 2022 Maldon Portrait Prize (MPP) for the purposes of audience choice voting. There is a cash prize for each of the two sections: painting and photography, so I invite you to review the entries and place your vote. BUT before you do that, please read the back story about my entries one of which was selected as one of the 23 finalists.

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Project

Project: Grain Harvest

In my post ‘Visiting Sea Lake’, I mentioned that the reason for the visit was to work in the grain harvest. Although this was aimed at filling in some time, the primary reason was to learn more about how the grain industry works. The seed was sown during our return trip through the WA wheat belt – where the paddocks of wheat were endless and workers were in short supply. So, this post summarises what I managed to glean from my fellow workers, truck drivers and farmers (and a bit of on-line research).

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Victoria 2021

Visiting: Lake Tyrrell

At long last, after two weeks of waiting in Sea Lake, I started working on Monday at the Sea Lake Grain Flow receiving depot. However, the weather continues to be an influencing factor in my shifts, with two being shortened due to high moisture levels in the grain and today’s being cancelled all together. I spent my waiting time wisely by building up a series of images of Lake Tyrrell and Sea Lake, so in this post, I am pleased to share some of my stories and images of Lake Tyrrell.

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Visiting

Visiting: Sea Lake

Lake Tyrrell Viewing Boardwalk

On returning from our WA2021 trip, I found that settling down into a routine at home rather challenging, due partly to the lack of photographic assignments. So, faced with a few months without any meaningful work, I decided to do something about it and successfully applied for a casual job working in the wheat harvest. For a number of reasons, I chose and am now visiting Sea Lake for an extended period.

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abandoned

Visiting: Ballarto

Ballarto Sawmill 2020

During August 2020, I embarked on an outing to explore the possibilities of photographing the railway station which closed in 1978. Always looking for other opportunities, I spotted a derelict sawmill close by and took the time to go inside for some interesting shots. On visiting Ballarto again this October, I paid the sawmill another visit, with a surprising outcome.

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TAS2020: The photography

The Leven River: Reflections

Please note: this post has been written for photographers and is therefore quite lengthy and does get quite technical

For me, one of the primary objectives of our tour round Tasmania was to develop my skills in photographing subject matter that sits outside my normal genre, the built environment, and to come back with a few images that are worthy of potentially offering as framed photographs for sale and as possible competition entries.…

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Photography

TAS2020: Day 03

Sunset at the Edge of the World – Saturday night

From Day 02 to today the wind was unrelenting and seemed to get stronger as the night wore on. Having had very little, if any, sleep, Kerena and I agreed at 3 o’clock in the morning that we would forgo a further sleepless night of forecasted high winds at Arthur River in preference to heading to Queestown, our next planned stop.

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