It is ANZAC day here, our memorial day, I guess you would say. It is the anniversary of one of Australia’s biggest battles in the first world war. It was started for that battle, but also a day to remember all the men and women who lost their lives during all the wars we’ve been involved in.
I thought it would be okay to give you a brief update today.
I have had to remove the page for buying the magazine, Dynamic Range. The plugin I was using, I had to pay for, and the subscription has run out and since the magazine is not being produced anymore, it seemed silly to pay more for it.
If you haven’t purchased the magazine, but would like to, then you will need to contact me.
This coming weekend is going to be busy as I have two long exposure workshops. One on Saturday which was organised by someone else, and then another one I’ve organised on Sunday morning. I’m really looking forward to both of them. They will be my first larger classes with more than one person.
I have plans for others and around different parts of the city as well. Perhaps with the idea of doing more around water.
I now have 6 holders and depending on the time of day or how bright it is, enough filters for them as well. I have decided that the classes should never have more than six in them. I think that is big enough.
My own work
I’m having a problem getting work done at the moment. My mind has been going so fast and I’m trying to work out what I want to do with my own photography. It seems like the experimenting time is done and it’s time to get on with the real work. I need to work out what I want to do.
In recent months I’ve started to realise that my work is more personal than I thought and what I want to do is all related to that. I haven’t quite nutted it all out, but I’m starting to work on some new things, and you can see those on Instagram. It is the start of looking at the world a little differently. I’m thinking that mental health and things that have affected my family are starting to come out. I want to go with it and see what happens.
The next thing is to start working on an artist statement to help me plan and work on the new work. I know I’m sounding vague, but that is because it is all that way at the moment. I will share more as I understand more.
Just a few photos, and ones that I have shown before. They are photos of the war memorials around me and the big one in the city.