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Welcome to the Picture Postcard​ blog, where I share recent work, ideas, inspirations, opinions, and techniques.

The Alien Mantis

October 17, 2016
It's well known that committed photographers are drawn to old things: the weathered; the corroded; the dilapidated. It's not so well known that some extra-terrestrial lif...
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The visualisation and making of 'Chromaria #2'

October 07, 2016
Here's an example of the way my process can start with the visualisation of a finished, composite image during the moments of seeing and capturing its raw materials in th...
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Discovery and camera seeing

October 05, 2016
Today I was reminded again of the power of limited depth of field...by accident. A little wattlebird had landed in a casuarina behind the foredune at Lighthouse Beach. I...
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Those damned cats!

September 17, 2015
Thank you to all who left comments at the bottom of my last Picture Postcard, Judging from a soapbox. Normally, I would respond in the same place, but, due to the number...
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Judging from a soapbox

September 12, 2015
Yes, I'm still alive, and I know it's been a long time since I've posted a blog. It's not that I've gone to sleep on photography (far from it) but, rather, been wide awak...
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Falco-fan

March 08, 2015
Since childhood, I have admired the prowess of the peregrine falcon, Falco *peregrinus (*Latin 'wanderer'). The first time I witnessed a peregrine kill—from my vantage po...
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PS...happy birthday, 'Killer'

February 25, 2015
A silver anniversary is something to celebrate, especially in the commercial battlefield of information technology. Thinking back to the commencement of my IT career in 1...
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Stupid is as Stoopid does...

February 07, 2015
I bet you didn't know that photography is an extreme sport. Yeah? Injuries sustained in the field can keep you housebound for a while. But that doesn't mean you can't cre...
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The man on the headland

January 19, 2015
Looking out of the bedroom window, the photographer assessed prospects for the morning walk. Dooragan―the mountain dominating the southern horizon―was emerging more slowl...
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Something from nothing

January 09, 2015
Wavering like a belly dancer behind a rising veil of heat mirage and smoke, the wet skeleton of the dead cypress pine cuts a shifting black network against the flank of t...
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