Depth, Layers and Dimensions: Tim Clayton

‘In ’76 there was a heat-wave in London and I took a picture of my adopted sister and our basset hound’, said Sydney Morning Herald sports photographer Tim Clayton. ‘When the negative was developed, it looked like the head of the basset hound was on the body of my sister, who was wearing a bikini at the time. When the boss saw it, he said “Oh that would be a great little weather picture.” They used it on the front page. For a 16 year-old getting a picture on the front page of the [Yorkshire Evening Post] was just huge.’

Northern Heart

When Glenn Campbell was growing up in Mount Isa, angling a holiday job at the lead smelter was something of a tradition for the kids in town. Fortunately Campbell’s father, who was in the transport business, happened to have a contact pretty high up at the smelter. So, in due course, when young Glenn came to be looking for a summer position, he soon found himself working in the plant’s photo lab.

FotoFreo Photographer Profile: David Dare Parker, WA

David-Dare-Parker475 Michael James Quinn in front of Buck, the one-antlered deer. November 2009. The strength of Fremantle’s clubs are the …

Flow Motion Colours

Like a lot of people, Ray Galea goes bushwalking to get close to nature, and he takes his camera along in case he comes across something worth photographing.

‘What are you looking at?’

New Zealand has been giving long overdue recognition to one of its finest photographers, Marti Friedlander. A retrospective exhibition of 150 of her black-and-white ‘instants kept open to scrutiny’ – selected from more than 50,000 taken over 40 years – has been touring the country in conjunction with the publication of the book Marti Friedlander: Photographs.

Urban Traces

When she was a girl, Susan Fowler would spend hours on her stomach in the grass, examining the clover patiently in a search for those plants with the famously elusive four leaf pattern.