Monthly Archives: May 2010

A Few Beautiful Quotes

I was Googling away today on another topic and found this wonderful quote that was attributed to Ansel Adams. I’m not sure where he used it originally but it made fabulous reading: “We don’t make a photograph with just a … Continue reading

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Conroy to Go Ahead With Internet Filtering

There is an article at The Sydney Morning Herald website which says that the Minister for Communications Stephen Conroy has “vowed to push on with his controversial internet filtering scheme, despite a barrage of criticism”. The link is http://www.smh.com.au/technology/technology-news/filter-goes-ahead-regardless-20100529-wmg7.html The Sydney Morning … Continue reading

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Credit Card Advertisement Uses Uluru

Can anyone see the big red rock in this picture? Hint. The big red rock is in the bottom right-hand side of this screen capture from the internet. So you did see it? Well-spotted!! What do you think this big … Continue reading

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Is This Man Really Worth $300,000 A Year?

Meet Peter Cochrane, the federal Director of National Parks. Peter has been a fan of the public purse ever since he got the top job at Parks Australia back in September 1999. Reappointed as director in 2002 and again in 2005, … Continue reading

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John Longmore – Of Hill End

This is an image from the Holtermann Collection in the State Library of New South Wales. The man in the picture is John Longmore, who was born in Dufftown, Scotland in 1836. He married in 1853 and came to Australia with … Continue reading

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Peter Garrett – I’m Still Waiting on His Reply

                                                                                        April 29th, 2010 Dear Mr Garrett I am a Sydney-based writer and have been commissioned by ********** *********** magazine to do a feature story on photographic rights in Australia. This story will examine various legislation and regulations around the country … Continue reading

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Hello world!

I am a Sydney-based writer and photographer who (like many others) is very concerned about the draconian legislation and regulations that impinge upon photography around Australia. So stay tuned to this blog.

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