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Creative Exercise – Learn to See More

First of all, make sure it is an interesting day! Secondly, this is not about you but taking the time to see more of the world that exists around you every single day. Now that I have more of an interesting intro for the Facebook leader post, let’s start from the start. I was recently […]

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Glenferrie Station

Glenferrie Station is a surprising location, nestled amongst our quieter, inner city. A short train ride from the CBD, it’s various nooks and alleys are complex and worth exploring. The entire station can be scouted and shot in less than a half hour if you are keen to pop the shutter and then enjoy one […]

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Project : Applying “The Bull” Concept to Hong Kong

Whilst in Hong Kong, the notebooks got a fair workout, trying to find a way to apply Picasso’s “The Bull” concept to my visit. Picasso started with a very detailed, and aesthetically pleasing sketch of a bull and stripped away parts of until he felt he had uncovered the essence of the subject. What is […]

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Project : Pablo Picasso’s “The Bull” – Part One

Everyone needs to continuously make a commitment to conscious learning, or else the spark inside atrophies rapidly. Too much TV, social media, or gaming can dull anyone’s edge. Be more interesting – stop consuming content and start creating it! (although reading this blog is definitely a “continue” and not a “stop”!) “I guess it comes […]

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Contrasting Time

Having some “go to” locations when you are down on inspiration is a critical tool for any street photographer. Taken in Centre Place – you can read more about the location here – a place I often go to when in need of some easy pickins’… The lens was medium format 80mm, and relatively slow […]

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Juxtaposition – Cheap Shots!

After feeling a bit “out of the zone” yesterday, juxtapositional compositions came to the rescue. Just find a great sign and wait for the right subject to come into frame.   They are a staple for a lot of street photographers – although it takes a fair bit to add enough to the composition to […]

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Does Street Photography Matter?

“At a time when fewer and fewer of the images we see are honest representations of real life, their [Street Photographers] work is more vital than ever.” Sophie Howarth & Stephen McLaren,¬†Street Photography Now My focus has been so heavily weighted to preparing for the Urbanity Exhibition this year, that it has been some time […]

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Free Download of Urbanity Exhibition Catalogue

The Urbanity Exhibition is now complete for 2014! Thanks to those who dropped in to have a look, and a little extra to the peeps who purchased a framed print. If you missed the exhibition, feel free to download a PDF version of the exhibition image catalogue by clicking¬†on the link here :¬†UrbanityCatalogue If you […]

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Idea Prompt : Abstract Buildings

Look for abstract shapes and compositions amongst buildings all around you.

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Idea Prompt : Roll Down the Window

Catch a cab or get your “signigicant” other to drive you around. Roll down the window and shoot what you see.

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Idea Prompt : Fight Urban Monsters

Find ordinary machines and objects, and shoot them as you would a monster.  

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Idea Prompt : No-Face Saturday

Sometimes you don’t need a head or face in shot to create interest.

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