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Gold Coast series

I spent well over a year walking the backstreets of the Gold coast from Palm Beach to Miami searching for old homes & Motels to document. Most of these homes are now gone or slated for demolition & new development high rise or luxury homes built in their place.The old school timber homes are a thing from the past, stylized wooden awnings & handmade stone walls were popular from the 1940’s through to the 1970’s.Most of these great building were holiday homes either on the beach or one street back on large blocks. Walking is really the only way you find them as they a scattered in between new high rise developments.Clearly there is no government heritage overlay for these...

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Byron Bay

What’s not to love about the far North coast of New South Wales & especially Byron Bay. The relaxed alternate lifestyle makes this magic place a dream for holiday makers & those ready to make a sea change. White sandy beaches, warm blue water, fresh produce markets, dozens of choices for dining & hanging out on every budget. The hinterland towns from Bangalow, Federal & Mullumbimby offer their own unique charm & experience & never fail to put a smile on your face. Driving the long winding roads that are covered with overhanging tropical palms on the way to Minyon or Killon Falls takes your breath away as you roam the Byron Bay hinterland. Spend the day swimming at South...

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Print series camera’s: For those interested in what camera’s I use, there’s some tech info: Early 90’s Canon EOS 5 bodies. In the US these bodies were released as the A2. These camera's can be found on ebay for about 200 USD dollars. I use a new Canon fixed 40mm 2.8 pancake lens. I rarely change focal lengths. I shoot in AV mode @f8 most of the time. (light permitting) I rarely use flash in my film work. I love these camera’s & they never fail. I buy many of them & sometimes give them away as gifts to other photographers. For years I shot with a Leica M6 manual focus rangefinder camera with a 50mm lens, but I ’m...

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