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Gallipoli – a cultural connection

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Originally posted on Geokult:
Lone Pine Gallipoli – a panorama So much of my thinking leading up to this trip has focused on how to engage with Turkey as cultural strangers, as people…

Profile: Vintage Creations

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A few weeks ago in my post Idyllic Canberra Sunday, I mentioned that I found a stall at the Old Bus Depot Markets that makes bags from recycled leather jackets – Vintage Creations. The… Continue reading

365 Places: Caloundra

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Originally posted on Geokult Travel:
Day 2: Caloundra, Queensland, Australia Caloundra – author unknown My post today is about another place that has special childhood significance for me – Caloundra. Many summer holidays…

Reblog- 365 Places: Redcliffe

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Day 1: Redcliffe, Queensland Australia This lovely hand coloured photograph was taken at Woody Point around 60 years before I was born. Woody Point is one of the hamlets on the Redcliffe Peninsula,… Continue reading

365 Places: Launch

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Originally posted on Geokult Travel:
Over the past few years, I have watched with great interest friends and fellow artists who have created visual diaries from taking photographs of their everyday life and…

The Magic of Ochre: Australia and France

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Text: Garry Benson Photos: Garry Benson unless otherwise attributed. Maslin’s Beach south of Adelaide is famous for two things – the nudist beach and the extensive ochre quarry. The southern end is where… Continue reading

365 Places: Papunya

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Day 5: Papunya, Central Australia Today, I am again reflecting on a place I would like to go – Papanya, Central Australia. The image above is an aerial landscape of Papunya, created from… Continue reading

7 tips if you Want a Career in the Arts

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Originally posted on Tracey M Benson || Bytetime:
A few people have asked me recently about what advice I would give a young person seeking to embark on a career in the arts. I…

The top 10 tips I’ve Learned from Minimalists

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Originally posted on theextraordinarysimplelife:
I’m not going to covet other minimalists’ lives anymore. I don’t travel the world with a single backpack. I haven’t packed up my family to travel across the country…

Digital Travel Photography: Glossary

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Text: 2014© Garry Benson Edited: Tracey Benson Clavis Different specialties have different jargon. For example, most academics know that Clavis is another term for a Glossary so I’m just being a smart ass… Continue reading