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Listed under:  Arts  >  Media arts  >  Photography  >  Art photography
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Finding beauty in the everyday

Lin Martin is passionate about the connections between science, nature, humanity and Buddhism, all of which come together in her art. Her photographs explore the beauty all around us, in our everyday natural surroundings. It is in these small moments captured by her work, where she draws attention to tiny details in nature, ...


The Sydney Opera House by Max Dupain, 1972

This is a black-and-white photograph by Max Dupain of the Sydney Opera House at night. It is composed so that the building's white arched roof is highlighted in stark contrast to the dark background. The light from the full moon is reflected on the water and the white sails of the Opera House are floodlit from below. This ...


'Penguins on the beach at The Nuggets and the remains of the Gratitude', 1911

This is a black-and-white photograph taken by Frank Hurley of hundreds of Royal penguins at The Nuggets on Macquarie Island in the Southern Ocean, halfway to Antarctica from Australia. On the beach behind the penguins are the remains of a shipwreck. The penguins are in sunlight, but a hill rising sharply from the beach ...

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InsideArt: photography

This is an album of eight videos which focus on photography. Michel Lawrence interviews eight photographers with a wide range of visual styles, spheres of interest and experience. They reflect on their personal approaches to capturing images - including choice of subject matter, location, lighting and composition, materials ...