Australian Life

"At my funeral, can you take a photograph instead of having a guestbook?", I asked my friend Sue on the weekend. "It's always so hard thinking of what to say", I added, noting it would be far more interesting and far easier just to take a photograph of everyone. The photograph of those attending the … Continue reading Australian Life

Blake Prize and Sydney Life

I spent the day visiting two of my favourite annual art exhibitions in Sydney "Sydney Life" and "The Blake Prize". "Sydney Life" is a photographic competition and exhibition held each year in Hyde Park. "The Blake Prize" is a spiritual/religious themed art competition and exhibition held each year at the National Art School. They're exhibitions … Continue reading Blake Prize and Sydney Life

Beautiful Sunday

Twelve months ago in Sydney we were recovering from the dust storm. Twelve months later it remains a topic for conversation in Sydney. And it's an event which has influenced two of the photographs in this year's Sydney Life art exhibition in Hyde Park. One is a reasonably straightforward representation of the storm taken on … Continue reading Beautiful Sunday