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By The Lake

By The Lake

Bronica SQ-A with Zenzanon PS 40mm f/4 lens, late afternoon light (failing) hand held 1/30 sec exposure on f 8 Film: Fuji Neopan 400 Developer: Rodinal 1:25 Temperature: 20ยบ C Time: 6 minutes Exhibited at Melbourne Silver Mine’s ‘Unsensored 2011′ Collingwood Gallery, this was to be the first dark room print I exhibited for Unsensored, […]

BBF under the ‘Big Sticks’

It is completely inexcusable of course, but I haven’t had a chance to do anything much except fulfil work & family responsibilities lately, so my apologies for any lack of content here. I hope everyone has had a very safe & happy festive season and wish you all a incredible New Year! Here is a […]

The Kitchen Darkroom

One Saturday a group of friends with a common passion for analogue photography got together to convert Paul’s kitchen into a darkroom for the afternoon for the purposes of making some traditional photographic ‘wet’ prints. Those of us not experienced in this art (Lea, Sophie & I) watched & learnt from our friends Paul & […]

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Unsensored [Coda] & Upcoming Events

It’s been a busy year and it’s not over yet. Coming up in September is something I’ve been looking forward to for oh, 2 years now, since the last one! The Ballarat International Foto Biennale is about to kick off and anyone who is even vaguely interested in Photography would find more than enough to […]

Unsensored 09

Unsensored 09

Unsensored 09 – The Melbourne Silver Mine presents Unsensored 09 an exhibition of analogue photography. Now in it 3rd year, The Melbourne Silver Mine’s UNSENSORED09 is the work of 43 artists using film in their photographic expression. Opening night Friday 7th August 2009 6pm at The Collinwood Gallery 292 Smith St Collingwood, Melbourne. The exhibition […]

Melbourne in Winter

This post is not about photography or toy cameras per se, but about Melbourne at night this Winter. I went to the excellent Dali – Liquid Desires exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria late night and afterwards wandered around with my BBF attached to a tripod, shutter set on “B” for some night exposures. […]

Pinhole Rose on Extratech Herald Sun

Pinhole Rose in the Paper

Y esterday (November 12th) my pinhole rose photo was published in the extratech section of the Herald Sun newspaper in Melbourne. It’s good to see that in these days of megapixel digital photography the origins of photography and image making (the Camera Obscura) still get some mention (even if it is under the title ‘strange […]

Developing In The Park

Last Sunday the Melbourne Silver Mine Inc and Melbourne Flickr group held a meet at Albert Park Lake where some of the more experienced members demonstrated how easy it was to develop your own B & W film with a few chemicals and fairly simple equipment. They started by loading exposed B & W film […]

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UNSENSORED08

If anyone is bopping around in Melbourne this evening, there is a joint photographic exhibition of analog photography opening tonight @ 6pm, all welcome! I have one photo hanging, but there are many wonderful examples of film photography showing. The exhibition details are below: UNSENSORED08 Collingwood Gallery 292 Smith Street Collingwood Opening Tonight (08 08 […]