DRONES AND DODO’S… Are today’s newest camera technologies tomorrow’s flightless birds? A question to celebrate Robert Capa’s birthday…

All of you have seen them. You know… those long gliding shots… the ones that have a particular field of view over beaches, snow covered mountains and shiny new housing estates in outer urban areas that property agents are trying to flog. Film clips to impress. Or not, as the case maybe. Shot from drones, … Continue reading DRONES AND DODO’S… Are today’s newest camera technologies tomorrow’s flightless birds? A question to celebrate Robert Capa’s birthday…

FAUXTOGRAPHY, FAKE NEWS AND FLIMFLAM… WHAT THE “EFF” ARE WE DOING?

I am oscillating between amusement, loathing and pity at the moment at the very mention of the name Souvid Datta. Photojournalist Datta, has just been publicly outted for one of the most outrageous flimflams known in photography in the last decade. Amusement, mainly, because I know there must be a bunch of curatorial and editorial … Continue reading FAUXTOGRAPHY, FAKE NEWS AND FLIMFLAM… WHAT THE “EFF” ARE WE DOING?

MAD AS HELL…

  When long running TV cartoon “The Simpsons” demonstrated a spooky prescience in March 2000, about a Trump American Presidency leaving the country bankrupt, writer Dan Greaney told the Washington Post that Trump was chosen because he was a “Simpsons-esque figure” who fitted “right in there” into that cartoon world. (Source: Sydney Morning Herald)   … Continue reading MAD AS HELL…

Mister Ed…

“A horse is a horse, of course, of course, And no one can talk to a horse of course That is, of course, unless the horse is the famous Mr. Ed.” Interestingly my horses, who don’t actually talk to me, seem to have far, far more horse sense than the famous Mr Eddie MacGuire. In … Continue reading Mister Ed…

After Hours

Living in Australia can feel intensely remote… even in the very centre of Sydney, the largest city  in this vast land mass called the Australian continent. Often you can find yourself completely alone walking down a inner city street after midnight… It can sometimes feel like you are the only person alive on this planet … Continue reading After Hours