In previous years I would be hanging out in a jazz bar a night or two most weeks of the year. A solitary activity for the most part – my way of indulging for a couple of hours. I set up a jazz photo blog as an excuse so people didn’t think I was too […]
Yearly Archives: 2013
Seeing in print a time and place so far removed from the here and now is magical. I like books. I especially like picture books. Making a picture book is like even more like like. Good friends Eugenia and Warren’s Argentinean wedding is finally bound – two years after the event. In the process of making the album […]
I hadn’t been down to Princes Pier for many many years. I remembered it as a fenced up crumbling weather beaten wooden adventure playground. The decking has since been removed and has exposed a remarkable stumpy sculptural expanse. Nicki and Gino took me there to see it. I will be shooting their wedding in a […]
A work of mine has been selected to be exhibited in the the 2013 Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award. Feels good to have my work up there with some of Australia’s most distinguished artists. This is my second time in the show, and I won’t be able to make it this time either… […]
Online is good. Print is better. I have a few spreads in the current issue of literary and art journal :etchings published by the good folk at Ilura press. The issues features articles by Peter Sculthorpe and Harry James Angus. I share the space with legendary Meg Evans of Bennetts Lane. Check it out here.
Sax player and all round nice guy Paul Van Ross released his CD earlier this month. I took the cover shot. This got me thinking about the other jazz covers I have shot and also about how really really good the Melbourne jazz scene is. Carl Mackey’s first CD proved to be stella, Ben Winkelman’s last 2 […]
While editing Tina and Steven’s wedding from last week, I noted a frame that I can’t remember taking but simply popped out of my screen. As I don’t set up shots, I am always in a mode of perpetual discovery – during and after an event. These are the pleasures of dwelling in a space […]