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Random acts of art?

Photographers like myself, from the pre-digital era, will remember the quirky images that would sometimes occur when you burst off the first two or three random frames in winding on a fresh roll of 35mm film. While pictures made without any calculated intent whatever can hardly be called creative, there was an indefinable quality about them that was often appealing. I kind of wish I had kept those fragments of film.

This picture occurred on the end of CF card from a corporate assignment I shot in Melbourne yesterday. Must have bumped the shutter release when I went to get a cab to the airport. Can’t explain why I like it, but I do…

Accidental art?

Accidental art?


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Anyone out there?

It’s presumptuous of me, of course, to assume that anyone might be interested in the musings of an ageing photojournalist at the fag-end of his career… but I’m an opinionated old man, given to communicating the things that amuse, irritate and interest me…and this blog might just prove to be a good way of tieing up my bundle of personal experience, reminiscence and sometimes peculiar slant on life. If it interests anyone, that’s fine. I’ll do my best to amuse, engage, inform and entertain.

Right now it’s 2 am in Australia’s island state and time I got my head down. I’ll think about adding some of my pictures in the morning…


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