Tristan Parker Photography

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Trent Parke - The Christmas Tree Bucket

There are a great number of photographers that I admire of course. There are few that I idolise just a little. Parke is one of these, so writing about his work is a little intimidating. Of course he is loved by many in a way that is likely genre neutral, but its not the way others feel about his work that makes penning something about his books difficult for me, its my personal feelings. 

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Motivation

I havent posted for like... Forever. I was jarred into gear the other day when I had an issue with my web host shutting down their servers. Freaked me out. Thought I had lost everything... Its amazing when I think about the amount of time and effort that has gone into this short little blog here and thats exactly what I thought about as soon as it looked like it was gone. It was like losing a thesis, and it wouldnt have been something that I would have been able to replace.

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Self publishing as an extension of film photography

Some may know I have recently published a small zine from a series of images from a trip to Tokyo. Truth be told its a process that I almost fell into in some ways. I had no intention of publishing a series of images before leaving, but the end to end process of shooting, processing, and printing didnt seem complete when I had finished the work.

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Creativity and the pursuit of happiness

Creativity is an interesting topic, and its one that I think deserves some thought from those of us that think we belong to the small group of people on this planet that would consider themselves to be creative souls. This post has been something that has been brewing for a while I think. This is the case with a lot of the random rambles that I tend to pen. The ones that are more from me and for me, and anyone who wants to read them is just a bystander.

The funny thing is that the catalyst for me actually setting up the placeholder in my pending posts lists and starting to write some content was actually a management development program that I am doing at work at the moment. Far, far, far from creative right? Yes... Right...

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Jesse Marlow Interview

All images in this post are ©Jesse Marlow. Jesse Marlow is a Melbourne based street photographer who is a member of In-Public. I recently had the chance to do his workshop that I highly recommend to anyone based in Melbourne. I also had the chance to ask Jesse a few questions about the way he works for his street work. It was a really fun process and I hope you enjoy the read.

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