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Outhouse & Grave, Tasmania

Published on August 19th, 2014

The Back River Methodist Cemetery appears to have an outhouse (an outside toilet). I thought the outhouse, the grave and the Southern Tasmanian bushland on the steep hills behind were like a ballet of European settlement. We came, we repeated the cycle of eating and shitting… and we passed away back into the ground. That’s the thing people miss when indigenous Australian’s say their people have an almost timeless connection to this ground. Their people lived, died and returned to this earth for tens of thousands of years. Ashes to ashes; dust to dust. Whether we burn our dead or bury them, we become the dust. Time moves forward.

Ilford FP4 PLUS 125 shot at ASA 400 on a Bronica ETRS
Ilford LC-29 at 1+24 for 10 minutes at 22 Celcius

Par Avion Airfield

Published on August 19th, 2014

The small Par Avion airplanes are at an airfield near the Hobart airport. I would have liked to go inside for better shots, but a Zenza Bronica ETRS with a 250mm lens looks awfully similar to an anti-aircraft weapon. I’d like to give no excuse to uniformed guards to shoot me at the end of their runway. I might go back there another day and ask for permission. You never know your luck in the big city.

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Back River Methodist Cemetery

Published on August 18th, 2014

The Back River Methodist Cemetery is the last resting place of Betty King and several other First Fleet convicts who came from Norfolk Island. This was a day with diffused lighting and an icy wind from the West. A beautiful location.

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My name is Steven Clark (aka nortypig) and I shoot film photography for fun. I have an MBA (Specialisation) and a Bachelor of Computing from the University of Tasmania. Currently in pursuit of investment for a local business venture. Dreams of owning the World. Idea champion. Paradox. Life partner to Megan.

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