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Digital Travel Photography

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Text: 2014© Garry Benson  Discovering your personal vision   I first picked up a camera at the age of seven, and that’s over fifty years ago. To say the least, technology has changed. Books in… Continue reading

Mapping a Sustainable Future – First Steps in Ganmain

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Originally posted on Geokult:
Aside from a mutual fascination with maps and geography, Marty and Tracey both have a passion for sustainable building and treading more lightly on the earth. Over the Easter…

Hasan Dag and Catal Huyuk

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Originally posted on Geokult:
Mount Hasan (Turkish: Hasan Dağı) is an inactive stratovolcano in Aksaray province, Turkey. With an altitude of 3,253 m (10,672 ft.), it ranks as the second highest mountain of central…

The magic of mudbrick

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Originally posted on Geokult Travel:
By Garry Benson Image 1: Namaste – mud brick home I built my own mudbrick house 20 years ago on 10 acres and as an artist have added…

The Magic of Mudbrick

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Text: Garry Benson I built my own mudbrick house 20 years ago on 10 acres and as an artist have added mosaics, sculpture & murals. I’ve also delighted the Welcome Swallows & Paper Wasps… Continue reading

Tilley’s – a Canberra institution

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When we first arrived in Canberra in 2001, we lived in a tiny apartment in the infamous Brigalow Court in O’Connor. The rent was cheap, it was close to the school, the university… Continue reading

Aspects of the Anangu Lifestyle

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Text: Garry Benson Photos: ©2008 Garry Benson Dragon Design This article focuses on many aspects of the Anangu (the Aboriginal people of Central Australia) lifestyle. Tjala (Pitjantjatjara) or Honey Ants are ants which… Continue reading

David Flanagan’s Lake George

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Originally posted on Papercut Graphic Design:
We pass it every now and again when we travel north and it signifies we’re almost home. People tell mysterious stories about where all the water went…

Horse Riding in Cappadocia – A Photo Essay

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A lovely afternoon spend riding through the spectacular Red Valley near Göreme, October 2013.

Framing the mountain

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Originally posted on Remote Connections:
I have thinking about ways of framing, or creating a sense of knowledge about a place where I have never been before. It is less that a week…