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Eugenia was disappointed to discover that her well-kept secret was well-kept because no one really wanted to know. Sometime later she bought a tennis ball. Continue »
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I recently took my Holga 120CFN with me on holiday and tried to take at least one decent photo in each place we visited. For the most part, this was successful and I'm very happy with the results. You can see them here if you like: Bloomfield and George I love the anticipation of receiving the latest batch of Holga prints, wondering whether the nifty angle I tried to take or the vibrant colours would turn out. It really was the Holga that got me interested in taking photos. The camera is fairly cheap, it's easy to use, and it... Continue »
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Here's a treat: Juanita Hall as Bloody Mary in the 1958 film of South Pacific (vocals dubbed over by Muriel Smith, apparently): Continue »
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I came across a series of photographs (real photograph postcards really) in a junk shop some years ago featuring a troupe of men dressed up in various costumes. Obviously a music group, a glee club type thing. In most of the photographs, there is one guy in some costume, such as a rustic farmer, surrounded by a number of other guys dressed in female costumes, such as the Dutch dairy maids below: I love the costumes, of course, but I love most of all the serious, steady faces of the men. Big moustaches, heavy eyebrows framed by pretty confections of... Continue »
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When I was named in the 'Top 100 World's Worst Photographers - Ever' list, I was determined to hold my head up high and persist with my amateur clickings. My best friend, the finest artist in Australia Magic Jelly, gave me a Spartus Full-Vue to muck around with. I love using it. I find twin lens reflex cameras more comfortable to use as I don't have the camera pressed up against my eye. I love the heaviness of it too; it's chunky and makes a satisfying 'ker-chick' sound when I take a photo. The view finder is blurry and scratched;... Continue »