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Blending history with the present

Blending history with the present

'It is photography itself that creates the illusion of innocence. Its ironies of frozen narrative lend to its subjects an apparent unawareness that they will change or die. It is the future they are innocent of. Fifty years on we look at them with the godly knowledge of how they turned out after all – who they married, the date of their death – with no thought for who will one day be holding photographs of us.' Ian McEwan, Black Dogs : pg 37

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A Stitch in Time – Burra Regional Art Gallery – SALA 2012

A Stitch in Time – Burra Regional Art Gallery – SALA 2012

A detail shot of one of my works for SALA 2012. This little cutie was given to me by my paternal grandfather and I do love her so.

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Art of the Flower

Art of the Flower

Art of the Flower is on again at the Burra Regional Art Gallery. I managed to get three works in this year and am very happy to announce that I won the "photography and digital works" prize as judged by gardening writer Trevor Nottle. Auburn artist Christian Vocke , whose fresh and dynamic work I admire, won the open section and I hear on the grapevine he is pleased as punch with the well deserved recognition. The exhibition will be on show until November 23, 2011.

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My World – My Photography

My World – My Photography

I have some work,old and new, showing at the Burra Regional Art Gallery, a group exhibition of photography with the theme of "My World". Opening this Saturday 27 August at 5.30pm in conjunction with "One Barrow, One Shovel, the great Wheelbarrow push" by Gaara Arts, women arts collective of Broken Hill.

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Humming Along

Humming Along

New work for this years Art of the Flower and Garden Exhibition at Burra Regional Art Gallery. Update: 6/10/11 After a bit more tweaking and a proper title " Humming through the Layers of Time" it is up on the wall of the Burra Regional Art Gallery with a pretty red dot next to it :)

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Wind Horses

Wind Horses

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Remember to Breathe

Remember to Breathe

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Thoughts on Loss

Thoughts on Loss

An example of the vastly different treatments possible.

Original image taken at the Kapunda Cemetery.

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For the love of Rust and Dust

For the love of Rust and Dust

Here is the first of my posts showing the work I do manipulating my photographs, beginning with fairly straightforward colour manipulation.

I love this old rusting Simca.
“Aronde” means “swallow” in Old French and it was chosen as the name for the model because Simca’s logo at that time was a stylized swallow.

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