Positive Facebook

Many people lament Facebook and its quirks. Ever since the last big changes in 2014 especially small business feel the effects in a negative way, as no matter how much time and effort we put into posts and maintenance of our sites we tend to gain little reach and even less exposure. But, as with […]

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The Environmental Portrait

If you are like most people you probably were thinking this post is going to be about photography in connection with some environmental issues, sustainability, global worming or the like. Not so. The environmental portrait is a cousin of the studio portrait. Photographers can take pictures of a person in a studio setting or in […]

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Instagram is FUN

In December 2014, Instagram hit a major milestone, when they could boast a whopping 300 million users, and thus passed Twitter. Instagram is a mobile photo-sharing social network, and it is in essence simple to use: take a photo, add a filter, write a short text or just hashtag, and post. Too easy. And that’s […]

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The Status Quo

A class photo. All girls around the age of 8-10 years old, dressed for their Holy Communion. Very serious faces, they probably would have gotten into trouble for smiling, let alone laughing out loud, on what would have been an important religious ceremony in their family and community. And you just didn’t smile in photos […]

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About Christmas

“The approach of Christmas brings harassment and dread to many excellent people,” writes Mark Twain in ‘Following the Equator’,  “They have to buy a cart-load of presents, and they never know what to buy to hit the various tastes; they put in three weeks of hard and anxious work, and when Christmas morning comes they […]

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Hidden Quality

Extremely thick coasters or maybe paper weights. That’s generally what people think when they visit my stall at markets or come to my studio and see the acrylic photo blocks for the first time. Goes to show that acrylic blocks are still fairly new in Australia. Not many people are familiar with them. Which is […]

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