This week’s photo challenge asks us to share our vision of glorious Mother Earth.Read More Weekly photo challenge – Earth
It’s easy to solve a problem by moving the goal posts. It’s harder if there’s a rule you have to stick to.
When I started the Road’s Edge series, the rules were simple but strict. Stand on one side of the road. Point the camera directly across, ensuring that the opposite edge of the road sits along one edge of the frame. The aim was to create an image where the road played it’s part in the meaning. To that signature image I could add others to expand the story.
But then I found …Read More Corin Road
In photography, there should be no rules. At least, none that can’t be broken when the mood takes.
When looking at this photo again with the WordPress weekly theme of “Extra, Extra” in mind, I see something that the rules hide from me.
The three magpies are my …Read More Weekly photo challenge – Extra, Extra … Extra
:: One of the aims of the Road’s Edge series is to highlight social issues in a context that reminds us how close, yet how far, we are from solving them. Standing on the edge of a road, we look out into an area that is rarely travelled yet lies just a few steps away. Cross-country hikers […]Read More From Pasture to Plantation
::: It would have been wonderful if the last images on my camera for 2012 were celebratory. Instead, coming up to the 10-year anniversary of the Canberra firestorm, I was reminded how important it is to always, always, take care. This is the first time the Road’s Edge series raised the heart rate and created […]Read More Boorowa Road Grass Fire
I feel the need to plant a tree. The Road’s Edge series began on a drive from Canberra to Parkes in central NSW. I had stopped and photographed interesting scenes before, but on that occasion I was struck by the sensation of standing on the edge of the road. The location seemed heavily imbued with so […]Read More Clarrie Hermes Drive
. I was delighted and alarmed to find a charming magpie’s nest overhanging my street this morning. It’s apparent fragility caught my attention. It is a study in efficiency, if it manages to last the season. . . The idea of the minimum requirement weaves throughout my year. It originated in the resolutions of my Year […]Read More The efficient beauty of a magpie’s nest