Monthly Archives: June 2012
A few of my pictures from this years Bluesfest at Byron Bay found their way into the pages of The AFR Magazine, out today with The Financial Review. Thanks Tony!
Friday, June 29, 2012
LA-based street photography blogger, Eric Kim speaks to 20,000 subscribers on a daily basis. He was in Sydney recently and after meeting up for a couple of beers, Eric asked me a few unusually thoughtful questions, focussed mostly on The Mexicans - a little book I self-published in 2011. To see the interview in full CLICK HERE.
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Here’s the first of a few portraits shot at Semi-Permanent, Sydney a little while ago that I’ll be throwing up for all to see. Kelli Anderson, a New York-based designer cum jack-of-all-creative-trades. Everything she presented – from a wedding invitation in the form of a fully functional paper record player equipped with a tune singing out the invitation, to a bogus New York Times issue – blew me away. Not only for it’s execution but for it’s ingenuity. A quirky portrait for a quirky gal…
Friday, June 22, 2012
As a fairly outspoken advocate of un-manipulated photography, this piece in The Atlantic Monthly caught my eye. It charts some (and can point you to many more) of the better known instances of image manipulation prior to the advent of Adobe Photoshop in 1987. The reasons for many are as curious as the work itself and sees pride, self aggrandisement, politics and of course aesthetics as common excuses. To read the article and see more examples CLICK HERE.
ABC’s photographic competition / reality show premieres tonight at 8pm. The programme pits three young amateur photographers against each other as they compete for the best image for a brief undertaken in a given photographic genre. Tonight, Gary Heery is the guest judge in the portraiture category. To find out more about the show click here. aq
Thursday, June 14, 2012