May 132011


I used to set my students an assignment around Anzac Day. This time I decided to take on the challenge myself. I tried to convey the “feel” of this event by restricting the camera I would use to a toy camera, using only one roll of film and photographing only from the car.

All images were taken with a $1.50 toy camera on Ilford FP4 120 film , printed on Argenta paper and Selenium toned.

Jan 151997

The title for this image, “Goetterdammerung”, comes from Wagner’s opera “The Twilight of the Gods”, the last of his ring trilogy. This is equivalent to a day of reckoning and I’m sure such a day will come for USA. This image anticipates it..

Apr 221977

Work based on my reflections on the Germany I left behind and the arrest of Bommi Baumann.