Category Archives: Black & White

Look Down

Photographers are often reminded to diversify their camera angles by looking upwards to capture imposing perspectives of buildings or majestic canopies of trees. Whilst this is essentially a terrific suggestion especially in Melbourne, where we have many architecturally beautiful and … Continue reading

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Emil Otto Hoppé – Long Lost Master Photographer

Day 342 of Colourisation Project – April 14 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication.  Emil Otto Hoppé is perhaps not a name that rings bells. But once upon a time … Continue reading

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Alfred Cheney Johnston – Star Maker

Day 336 of Colourisation Project – April 8 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Born this day, April 8, 1885, Alfred Cheney Johnston, known as “Cheney” to his friends and … Continue reading

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Max Dupain ~ A Quintessentially Australian Photographer

Day 332 of Colourisation Project – April 4 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. His mantra was simple:  “Modern photography must do more than entertain, it must incite thought and … Continue reading

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Ansel Adams ~ Master Manipulator

Day 289 of Colourisation Project – February 20 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Born this day, February 20, 1902, Ansel Easton Adams was one of the most celebrated and … Continue reading

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Unforgettable Nat King Cole

Day 284 of Colourisation Project – February 15 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Who doesn’t have a bit of Nat King Cole in their music collection, iPod or otherwise? … Continue reading

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Henri Mallard – A Bridge to the Past

Day 259 of Colourisation Project – January 21 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. On 19 March 1932, the Sydney Harbour Bridge opened to the public.  It was a massive … Continue reading

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