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Fine Art Photography: Definition and Style

The opportunity for photographers to explore their favourite artistic styles through both the capture and manipulation of images has never been possible than in more recent times; as an example the joy of a wildflower bloom after rain (above).  Through photoshop and a wide range of plug-in software like Topaz, On1, Alien Skin and many […]

Tarkine Patrol

An image from the Pieman River and poem inspired by a trip to the Tarkine in 2015 I will be taking a small group of photographers through the Tarkine in a few weeks and we are all excited as a child’s first visit to a candy store.  None the less as with many of Australia’s […]

Over Time – A Photographers Connection with Landscape

Not so very long ago the most commonly made remark I heard from photographers was, ‘I made this picture, which is sort of OK, but it does not reflect what I felt when I took it!’ “Where’s the wind in my hair? The smell of eucalyptus or desert oaks and the bird that chattered in […]

Humans are hard-wired for creativity

“When you lose what you have held precious in your life, that’s when the creative adventure can really begin.” Steve Parish I was on Facebook last week and discovered that one of my friends had announced that they were closing down their creative life because they considered it a total failure. Interestingly I thought that […]

Private Investigations

Most Australian east coast backyards are investigated at one time or another by the delightful rainbow lorikeet? After one flowering season and a natural morning awakening by these noisy birds I was inspired to write this verse. With nervous flits and flutters these brightly coloured birds fold back their flying feathers while dashing down the […]

Six Ways to Inspire your Creativity

Here are six ways to inspire your creativity.  Music is at the top of my list while creating, especially when post-producing on the computer; I have created many a piece to the songs of Leonard Cohen!  And of course, for many of us, the natural world is our driver: the birds, the flowers, the vast […]

TEN TOP CREATIVE LIFE TIPS FOR 2017

1    Start with the small goals and get into the habit of setting them, achieving them, and celebrating their achievement is a good way to proceed. 2   Creative self-doubt is healthy. Learn to love it. Fear is a fundamental element of the creative process. It can elevate you and take you to levels […]

Choosing a DSLR Camera – for nature photography

The affordability of computers and a plethora of mobile devices along with the growing use of email and the internet for communication and dissemination of images has led to a boom in home, educational and professional use of digital cameras. Nonetheless, for serious nature photographers, this is terrific because our choices have expanded, and along […]

Life Purpose and The Creative You

A photography, writing or art project should always be driven from the heart. Focus on personal projects produces passion and it is the passion that is the primary ingredient to creative, self-satisfying outcomes. Such a project need not be complex, could be the native flora in the local woodlands or bird behaviours in your own […]

Choosing a camera based on capture techniques

I would advise amateurs starting out, or anyone wishing to upgrade based on new activities,  to assess their capture techniques before making make and model camera choices. CAPTURE TECHNIQUE 1 HAND-HELD STILL or ACTION DETAIL PHOTOGRAPHY: Any macro or close focus lens with or without artificial light When careful composition and background and focus management […]

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