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Thredbo : Off Piste

Adrian Boddy, pp. 108, self published in Sydney NSW. This work celebrates the unique Australian Alpine environment surrounding Thredbo Village. Photographs were taken in the decade 2006 — 2016. Each season presented dramatically different environmental conditions: the aftermath of wild fires, dustings or deep snow, driving wind, bright blue skies or icy rain. Nothing really […]

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Australian Decorative and Fine Arts Society Lectures

Introduction Iʼm now a freelance academic/architect/lecturer and photographer. Itʼs been said by others that I have well-developed inter-personal skills. My photography has been awarded prizes and Iʼve also judged competitions. Iʼm passionate about teaching and visual imagery. After 30+ years of university life, I now concentrate on using these acquired skills in more reflective ways: […]

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Max Dupain and the Photography of Australian Architecture

Volume 1 A thesis submitted for the award of the Degree of Master of Applied Science (Research) at Queensland University of Technology by Adrian Boddy, B.Arch. (Melbourne) July 1996 Chapter Title Page Title 1 Statement 2 Perspectives 3 Dedication 5 Acknowledgements 6 Contents 8 Synopsis 9 Hypothesis 10 1 Architectural photography: an overview 11 2 […]

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Australian Architectural Photography and Architecture Australia

Architectural Photography: Beware! It is strange that, in an age so alive with scientific thought, we still have the spectacle of make-believe pervading the practice of photography …  We attempt to idealise the subject instead of assessing its value as an objective fact.  As Lewis Mumford said, the mission of the photograph is to clarify […]

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Constructive Images: the nexus between architecture and photography.

The true architectural photograph is primarily an instrument of communication between the architect and his [sic] audience — an audience with the capacity and desire to understand and appreciate, but lacking the opportunity to experience the work in question at first hand. The camera, ideally, is the anonymous vehicle for this journey; yet the ideal […]

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BEYOND STYLE IN ARCHITECTURAL PHOTOGRAPHY

Context, Object, Detail and Use – qualities compared in the work of Max Dupain, David Moore and John Gollings:. It is strange that, in an age so alive with scientific thought, we still have the spectacle of make-believe pervading the practice of photography… We attempt to idealize the subject instead of assessing its value as […]