When is a camera, not a camera?

Originally posted on Sydney City Photo Tours:
When it’s a phone of course. But more and more often people are resorting, in fact, celebrating the use of smart phones for photography. There’s a competition on right now for images taken via mobile technology. The competition closes  March 9, so head on over to Head On Photo Festival and find out about the mobile competition. You… Continue reading When is a camera, not a camera?

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The Jewish Museum Berlin. This extraordinary building is an experience that leaves a visceral impression with you long after you have departed. As you enter the main entrance you are stepping in to the old building. By its facade you can be lulled into thinking that this is conservative history at its most regal. The old building consists of the main level including the entrance, … Continue reading www.jmberlin.de

Lessons learned, my rememberance today @ Checkpoint Charlie

I was born in ’59, two years before the Berlin wall was built. I remember growing up and learning about WW2, how its impact changed the face of the world as we knew it. I learned of the Nazi Party, the  Holocaust and the separation of Germany into East and West. It all seemed one continuous ongoing battle of good against evil. One series of … Continue reading Lessons learned, my rememberance today @ Checkpoint Charlie

All day you say, walking all day. Is there that much to see? Yes, my word there is…

I LOVE BERLIN. I left the hotel at 7.30 this morning and arrived back just now at 6pm. I’m just unwinding with a cuppa tea… its better than a ‘Bex’ and a lie down, not as good as a martini. But since I swore off alcohol about 9 months ago, the tea will have to do. I’ll get to my next blog post soon, but … Continue reading All day you say, walking all day. Is there that much to see? Yes, my word there is…

Berlin – Too many things to see and not enough time to see it all

First full day in Berlin and I’m overwhelmed. I knew coming in, that this city was steeped in history but I underestimated the allure of early European architecture, fashion and art loaded into an already full agenda. Those that know me, know of my preoccupation with form and shapes, lines and colour. These undoubtedly link with my visual eccentricities but there can be no doubt … Continue reading Berlin – Too many things to see and not enough time to see it all

Berlin 25 years on

This clearly is a travel post. I’m now in Berlin and thought I could update you on my impressions of this city, This year, in November, marks 25 years since the fall of the Berlin wall and all it represents. What better time to visit this historical, much spoken of city. This is my first trip to Europe in a couple of years, the last … Continue reading Berlin 25 years on

January class filling fast – book now

Originally posted on Sydney City Photo Tours:
Just a few spots left for this months class, January 18th. Whether you need to brush up on old skills or get you started on your photography endeavors in 2014 you will learn all the skills you need to get going. We’ve picked a great site this month, one of the significant vistas on the harbour. see the… Continue reading January class filling fast – book now