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Monthly Archives: April 2011

08 Apr 2011

Trailblazers

On the shelves at Angus & Robertson this week you will find a new book by Susanna De Vries – Trailblazers.   As Susanna best describes in her intro, “This book profiles 15 Australian women who blazed a trail for the younger generation.”  These women have really made a difference.  One of those women is the current Governor General, Quentin Bryce.   When Ms Bryce was Governor of Queensland, Studio Impressions, (Adam & I) were commissioned to take her official portrait for Government House.    When I […]

03 Apr 2011

Annie & Brian

One of my favourite things to photograph are tea ceremonies.   I love the history and tradition that they represent, but even more, I love the intimacy of a tea ceremony.   Watching as a bride or groom serve their parents tea in a gesture of thanks and respect, I can’t help but notice the mix of pride, joy and sadness that never fails to come across the faces of their parents.   And when it is part of a small ceremony that […]