Photographs from a remediated antimony mine Urunga, NSW
It was a humid night with rain forecast and at dusk the fireflies put on a spectacular show, many more than last year and a week earlier.
Finding an elephant in Hungry Head
The juvenile Sea Eagle, Black Cockies, Logrunners, Noisy Pittas, Scarlet Honeyeaters, Black-fronted Dotterela, Brolgas etc. etc. were too fast or too distant for my camera . . .
‘Light is a powerful substance. We have a primal connection to it.’ James Turrell
“Unfortunately I met mr. Turner at the Academy a night or two after I received this letter ; and he asked me if I had heard from Mr. Lennox. I was obliged to say ‘ yes.’ ‘ Well, and how does he like the picture?’ ‘He thinks it indistinct.’ ‘ You should tell him,’ he replied, ‘ that indistinctness is my forte.’
Rembrandt has lost all his money, two circles begin the background, and he is staring at you the viewer, not intently but seriously. It’s as if he knows this painting has all the time in the world.
Eos out West Oakhampton Sheep Station
Photographs: You still have to wait for the light to come to you, but there are ghosts.
Keats accused Wordsworth of regressing into ‘the egotistical sublime’.