The Bowden Archives and other Marginalia
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The Bowden Archives and other Marginalia  is the current working title of the  book of  my archival photographs from the 1980s that I have recently started to work on. What unfolds in the book is a collage of images and … Read More

Bowden textures
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During the 1980s when  I was working on the Bowden project  in Adelaide The Developed Image, the South Australian Photographic Workshop  and the South Australian Workshop (SAW) came into existence.  There were number of  art photographers gathered around each. The Developed Image was the first … Read More

warehouse, Bowden
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In the 1980s Bowden-Brompton  was a mixture of housing, factories, shops and small offices and warehouses. I was surprised by this mixture,  given that Bowden is less than 4 kilometres from Adelaide’s CBD and adjacent to the Adelaide Parklands.  It … Read More

easy days in Bowden
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Another image from  my wandering the streets in Bowden, Adelaide. On this occasion the picture was made  with a Leica M4. The  picture is an unfashionable  form of documentary photography, made when South Australia’s industrial decline was underway. Australian photographic history … Read More

old Bowden, Adelaide
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This  image was made whilst I was working on the 1980s  Bowden series. The image highlights the industrial nature of this inner suburb,  before its urban renewal and gentrification in the Ist decade of the 21st century.  Bowden has been greened up, and infilled  with … Read More

Ampol, Galga
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This is another image from the Mantung photoshoot in the South Australian Mallee in the early 1990s. It was made with a Cambo 5×7 monorail and  Kodak black and white  Tri-X film. This is  another archival image that didn’t make it … Read More

Port River estuary
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This  photo is  from the incompleted Port Adelaide project.  The photo is of the Port River  estuary looking across to Penrice Soda Products’ soda ash production facility at Osborne, Adelaide. It is  is a film based photo made with a view camera. Sadly, my … Read More

Shell Depot, Mantung
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An early photo near Mantung in the South Australian Mallee.

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