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Fire engine, Drummoyne, Feb 1979
Fire engine, Drummoyne, Feb 1979
If my memory serves me well, the red streak was a fire engine. But my memory does not serve me well.
Gate, Drummoyne, Feb 1979
Gate, Drummoyne, Feb 1979
View through the front gate of 272 Victoria Parade, Drummoyne. I think it's now been replaced by either a brick wall (there was a much quieter back entrance) or the house has been knocked down and a block of flats built in its place.
Cars, Drummoyne, Feb 1979
Cars, Drummoyne, Feb 1979
I cannot recall the exact details of this photo, in particular the ghostly image of a woman or man clad in white on the other side of the street. It's odd that the headlights coming towards me seem extremely bright for a single car or truck yet obviously no vehicle passed beyond the ghostly image.
Train from Wynyard, Jun 1979
Train from Wynyard, Jun 1979
I can still recall the worried look on the driver's face as the train passed by. My tripod was rather precariously mounted straddling the fence, one leg resting on a service pipe. I guess this may be a popular suicide spot. Funny what you remember.
Phone, Drummoyne, 6:45 Aug 1979
Phone, Drummoyne, 6:45 Aug 1979
Voigtlander Perkeo I (Kodak C120 ISO 100, f16, 12 secs)
One of the oddest things about the history of this shot is that I wrote down all the details (including the time) but not the date. It was a rainy work day - I did not attend work that day.
This is one of my most commented on images. I guess it stirs up something in many people (even if it's just one of those "Yes, but what does it mean?" type comments).
This is a scan of the original printed version. Below are variations.
Phone, Drummoyne, 6:45 Aug 1979
Phone, Drummoyne, 6:45 Aug 1979
Voigtlander Perkeo I (Kodak C120 ISO 100, f16, 12 secs)
This is a scan I made from the negative. I have done little to it except lighten the shadows. There is little of no red in the scan of the negative so I can only assume the printer (not me) was a little liberal with their interpretation (see above)!?
Phone, Drummoyne, 6:45 Aug 1979 (detail)
Phone, Drummoyne, 6:45 Aug 1979 (detail)
Voigtlander Perkeo I (Kodak C120 ISO 100, f16, 12 secs)
Detail from the scan above.
Arndale #1, Frenchs Forest, Sep 1979
Arndale #1, Frenchs Forest, Sep 1979
Voigtlander Perkeo I (Kodak C120 ISO 100, f16, 30 secs)
I had always thought that this shot and the next couple, all taken on the same night I think, were chronologically earlier than the previous Drummoyne shots. Not the case it seems. This shot has always been a favourite of mine.
Arndale #2, Frenchs Forest, Sep 1979
Arndale #2, Frenchs Forest, Sep 1979
Voigtlander Perkeo I (Kodak C120 ISO 100, f16, 30 secs)
Melwood Ave, Forestville, Sep 1979
Melwood Ave, Forestville, Sep 1979
Voigtlander Perkeo I (Kodak C120 ISO 100, f?, ? secs)
Scan of print
Melwood Ave, Forestville, Sep 1979
Melwood Ave, Forestville, Sep 1979
Voigtlander Perkeo I (Kodak C120 ISO 100, f?, ? secs)
Scan of neg
Roseville approach, Forestville, Sep 1979
Roseville approach, Forestville, Sep 1979
Voigtlander Perkeo I (Kodak C120 ISO 100, f16, 30 secs)
Car driving down Arthur Street, Oct 1979
Car driving down Arthur Street, Oct 1979
Scan of print
Car driving down Arthur Street, Oct 1979
Car driving down Arthur Street, Oct 1979
Scan from neg
Cars driving down Arthur Street, Jan 1980
Cars driving down Arthur Street, Jan 1980
Scan of print
Cars driving down Arthur Street, Jan 1980
Cars driving down Arthur Street, Jan 1980
Scan of neg
Street walking, Forestville Jan 1980
Street walking, Forestville Jan 1980
Street walking, Forestville Jan 1980
Street walking, Forestville Jan 1980
Street walking, Cremorne Mar 1980
Street walking, Cremorne Mar 1980
Landing plane #1, Jul 1981
Landing plane #1, Jul 1981
Scan of print
Landing plane, Jul 1981
Landing plane, Jul 1981
Landing plane, Jul 1981
Landing plane, Jul 1981
Landing plane, Jul 1981
Landing plane, Jul 1981
South Kensington, 9 Feb 1986 #1
South Kensington, 9 Feb 1986 #1
South Kensington, 9 Feb 1986 #2
South Kensington, 9 Feb 1986 #2
Number 1, London, 20 Apr 1986
Number 1, London, 20 Apr 1986
Manly Jetcat, Jul 1994
Manly Jetcat, Jul 1994

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