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Archive for 2012
This week long comprehensive workshop covers the skills required for achieving the finest B&W results in print from digital capture. Photographic outings followed by working on the resulting images and printing in Macquarie Editions’ studio is aimed at duplicating the process you’ll go through on your own. While there are plenty of aspects to cover, the pace and emphasis will be tailored to your requirements. This isn’t a course in creative photography or seeing in B&W, but concentrates instead on the craft of realising your intentions in print at the highest level, for personal or exhibition purposes. (more…)
Careful handling of your prints is essential to ensure their optimum presentation and avoid costly reprints (at full price). If they’re to be framed/mounted it’s best to take them directly to your framer. Allowing time for the prints to cure is also highly recommended (plan for this instead of submitting your work at the last minute). Lastly, when collecting your prints bring an appropriately sized portfolio case to transport them safely. (more…)
Shot over eighteen months on the New South Wales South Coast, view from here is part of a series exploring forgotten spaces in the urban landscape. The exhibition opens at Canberra Contemporary Art Space (CCAS) Manuka at 6pm on Thursday 16th August and runs to 26th August. Gallery hours are 11am to 5pm Wednesday to Sunday. (more…)
Photoecology is an initiative that aims to bring people together to explore the natural world through photography. For the inaugural program, community members came together to explore Mulligans Flat Nature Reserve. The result is an exhibition of printed works that conveys both the experience of group members through their individual lenses but also the collective experience.
“Viewers are challenged to think about how this place functions not only as a place to enjoy and recreate in but also as a living ecosystem and as an artistic subject.”
The exhibition opens at CSIRO Discovery at 6:30pm on Tuesday, 24th July and continues until 12th August. (more…)
Brian has been documenting the stages of life of a Satin Bowerbird, and visitors to its bower, in his Canberra garden since 2009. The exhibition of photographs, along with a video, opens at the Huw Davies Gallery, Manuka Arts Centre at 6pm on Thursday 14th June. The exhibition continues until 1st July. (more…)
Christine’s images of horses from Sologne in the Loire Valley opens at the Huw Davies Gallery, Manuka Arts Centre at 6pm on Thursday 24th May. The exhibition continues until 10th June. (more…)
Sam’s personal and eclectic mix of images from a trip to America in 2010 opens at the Huw Davies Gallery, Manuka Arts Centre at 6pm on Thursday 24th May. The exhibition continues until 10th June.
“I was deeply moved by this contagious bravery sprawled across the American landscape/dreamscape and tried desperately to capture it somehow, holding on to it tightly through words and pictures, an action designed to bear witness to my memories.” (more…)
Just Families is a photographic documentary that takes us inside the daily lives of ordinary families with same sex parents. Ginette Snow looks at the similarities between these families and heterosexual families rather than looking at the one difference. The love, the care, the patience, friendship, fun, and chaos, the humour, the reliability, the teaching, the laughter, the listening and of course the problem solving.
Josh’s Turaluralu Tuvalu is an exhibition of landscape and seascape photographs concerning the effect of sea level rise on low-lying South Pacific islands. The title of the exhibition refers to ‘bidding goodbye’ to Tuvalu, as it is among the most susceptible islands in the world to global warming induced seal level rise.
The exhibition will be opened by Dr Martyn Jolly, Head of Photography and Media Arts, ANU School of Art at 6pm on Tuesday 22nd May at the School of Art Foyer Gallery, ANU and continues until 1st June. It will also be showing at Chrissie Cotter Gallery in Sydney from 15th August to 26th August. (more…)