Wanna take a super-fast spin around the globe with me again?
I’m meant to be going through my thousands of images to choose mere handfuls for my soon-to-be-created portfolio website.
It’s more agonising than I thought it would be and I keep finding other things I really need to do.
Like being suddenly curious what some of my favourite colour images from the 52 Suburbs Around the World project would look like in black and white…
Patricia and Shianne 3, NY [b&w]
it’s a child’s playground now, Istanbul [b&w]
their Hills Hoist, Istanbul [b&w]
how the French can eat so many pastries and stil stay so slim, Paris [b&w]
kinks fan 2, Tokyo [b&w]
apres prayer, Delhi [b&w]
smoke and rubble but at least the washing’s done, Istanbul [b&w]
last light, Kyoto [b&w]
Luna and her rock ‘n’ roll dad, Paris [b&w]
all shapes and sizes, New York [b&w]
Ginza cats, Tokyo [b&w]
Bronson, LA [b&w]
Patricia and Shianne 2, NY [b&w]
Wesley 2, Auckland [b&w]
yeah!, Paris [b&w]
end of a long night, Sydney [b&w]
I do love colour – intensely – but it’s interesting to see the world in black and white too don’t you think?
People keep asking, now that the 52 Suburbs ATW exhibition and book are underway, what am I going to do next?
While I am keen to do another project (I like projects, can you tell?) I’m enjoying being de-focused for the moment – as well as working on other people’s projects and earning some of the folding stuff.
A few weekends ago, for example, I was commissioned by a client to capture life in Surry Hills.
Do you remember my blog post about this inner-city Sydney suburb from my first 52 Suburbs project three years ago?
Back then I was amazed how much it had changed from when I used to hang out there as a 20-something (the Hopetoun etc).
But this time around I didn’t expect it to have changed much in the last three years – but it has.
Despite the change, however, it remains one of the more interesting corners of Sydney.
I wandered around, happily snapping away, doing my job – not talking to anyone much but having a lovely time imagining what was going on inside their minds.
Here are some of the images – and just for fun I’ve added the possible thoughts of the subjects therein…
And finally, a last thought from me…
I’d love to hear your thoughts about the place – and any other thoughts you’re keen to share on this almost-wintry sunny Sydney afternoon.