My favourite quote:  The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera. Dorothea Lange (1895 – 1965)

My second favourite quote: Leica could be like a big passionate kiss, or then again like a shot from a gun, or the couch of a psychologist. You can do anything with a Leica. Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908 –  2004)

My 3rd favourite quote: What the Photograph reproduces to infinity has occurred only once: the Photograph mechanically repeats what could never be repeated existentially. Roland Barthes  (1915 – 1980)

My 4th favourite quote: Every photograph is a certificate of presence.                              Roland Barthes  (1915 – 1980)

My 5th favourite quote: If I could tell the story in words, I wouldn’t need to lug around a camera.  Lewis Wickes Hine (1874 – 1940)

My 6th favourite quote: When people ask what equipment I use – I tell them, my eyesAnonymous

My favourite cliché: ”Photography is my passion.”  No, it’s not…I don’t have a favourite cliché…I try try to avoid them at all costs.

My favourite word:  Autodidact  (which pretty much sums me up)

My favourite food:  Pasta

My favourite football team:  Collingwood

My favourite PhotographerOk…there are quite a few.   They are the usual suspects but unfortunately, they’re all pretty much dead !  Julia Margaret Cameron, Edward Weston, Tina Modotti, Lee Miller, Robert Mapplethorpe, Dorothea Lange, Imogen Cunningham, Diane Arbus Gertrude Käsebeir, Vivian Maier, Helen Levitt, Lola Alvarez Bravo, Louise DahlWolfe, Max Dupain

Still living……, Annie Leibovitz, Sarah Moon……to be continued…



Whilst I humbly thank you for your nominations, I respectfully decline awards…but I will still love you in the morning.


3 Responses to About

  1. JA Sutton says:

    Do you take commissions? Please contact me on ja.sutton@hotmail.com


  2. Rainer Arnold says:

    We admire your works – in particular the Walter Spies image – and would love to get in direct contact with you. Thank you for a short reply.

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