I was given an old (but new, still in the factory wrappings) plastic toy camera made by Banner (Hong Kong). It is the first film camera I’ve used in many a year not to mention the first ever toy camera I’ve ever played around with. Here are some of the results, shot around Carlton in […]
Hey folks, to recent comers to this blog, welcome. I’ve been using Facebook and Instagram mostly for my photography but changes in my life are coming. And so I think I will return to using this blog a bit more regularly as a platform for my photography. Every Friday I share my best photograph of […]
Went to the Royal Melbourne Show again last year. In the poultry pavilion I grabbed a few portraits of some gorgeous and proud fowl.
There are many things an immigrant to Australia has to wrap his head around. Colourful slang, scraggly bush, Australian Rules Football and marsupials. And then of course, there is the panoply of strange and wonderful snacks, sweets, and other food items that are as much a part of the Australian soul as the kangaroo and […]
The first time I met Karim he was driving an old white van. This struck me as odd, because it was not the sort of car I expected an educated, well spoken new immigrant to Australia to be driving. We met in Canberra which is chilly in fall and winter; the gaping open space of […]
One of the reasons I love living in Melbourne is the urban street art. It is everywhere, especially in the CBD (downtown, for North Americans) and the inner suburbs of Collingwood, Fitzroy and Carlton. The laneways that cut through the towers of iron and mortar like rivulets and make the grid of the city, are […]
There are good, intelligent, well adjusted people who love Canberra. It has some good points, for sure. But lodging is not of them them. I guess this is why our politicians and bureaucrats are so lame. The hall I trundle each morning as if to the prison yard. The view from my room of a […]