Welcome to What I Learnt When… a new segment in which I share some of the weird and wonderful things I learn about in the course of my work.
Contos uses images from the Australasian Post, which at the time of its closure in 2002 was the longest-running continuously printed publication in Australian history.
I attended the Head On Photography awards where the audience were told that the smartphone is “the darkroom in your pants”.
Studio visits are always full of surprises. Seeing the transformation of micro to macro in the work of Melissa Coote was a pleasure. A fossilised mammoth’s tooth (seen below on the shelf) is writ large in charcoal and graphite (on the rear wall, in the image on the right).