Textures at Jinks Creek Winery in the Bunyip State Forest
I'm often asked what sort of photographic stuff I do for myself.I tend to find things just about anywhere and photograph almost anything that takes my interest. I love to challenge myself to look at things differently and place some sort of personal interpretation on it. Sometimes it can be explained, but many times it's just what makes me feel good. The following images are
Surrounded by the ordinary, we are unable to see how it is strange. So many times we walk or drive somewhere without ever seeing how beautiful everything is. Going on holidays becomes refreshing when we get out of a routine and see for the first time things that different. Last night I imagined seeing my own city for the first time, recording just a few
I love these shots. TheyÂ epitomize what I look for on every assignment - the feelings and character of those involved.
Sometimes the line between assignments and personal work becomes blurred. At a wedding in the Yarra Valley I was taken by some 'moments' during the ceremony and later by the atmosphere created by storm clouds.
Being evacuated from a wedding in Dixons Creek and spending a smoke filled night in Yea was simply uncomfortable. What stays with me is the sense that everything has changed. Everyones emotions are on display as people react to a new reality. I did not document those emotions on purpose, considering them part of something private.
I've had mixed reactions to some of this work. Photographers are taught right and wrong ways to operate their equipment. These are some moments when the rules are broken and then further worked on.
Winter nights are great for curling up in front of a fire and beautiful in the solitary quiet of normally busy areas.
These images mostly captured during the early morning. Just as the sun rises over surrounding mountains, fog dances over gently rippling water and the first signs of activity are seen across the lake