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Coping Abroad

It’s an unsettling feeling to arrive at a point in your career when people start coming to you seeking professional advice and insights on your practice. When it began for me I thought it was too soon. “I’m still trying to figure it all out for myself!” became my trusted opener. But the more I…

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Interviews, Insight & Inspiration

Last month I was lucky enough to sit in a downtown Melbourne Café for an interview with the wonderful Esther Gyorki, editor of One Thousand Words [about photography], a new journal of critical essays and reviews on photography. With the dictaphone catching the rhythms of roasting coffee we chatted for over an hour and a…

Portrait Equality interview spread in Issue 57 of Frankie Magazine featuring an interview with Tasmin Brown and photographs by Cam Cope, Damien Milan.

Equal Portraits in Frankie

“I pulled out my Instax, gestured to a woman with her children around her, and handed her out the print. Once she realised it was a picture of her family to keep, she held it to her chest with such joy. In that moment I remembered how much some of my own favourite family pictures…

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Little Did We Know

Five years ago I had just finished my double bachelors degree at Monash University and had taken a ‘green collar job’ in the Sustainability industry in Melbourne. In my spare time I studied photography, played indoor soccer and  jammed guitar with an Argentine I’d met the year earlier while volunteering in the university exchange club.…

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Last chance to see Sydney alive…

On the St James entrance to Hyde Park North in Central Sydney hang 22 gigantic (2.8m x 1.78m) photographic prints. They’re the finalists selected by a panel of judges from over 1300 entries into the Sydney Life Photographic Prize. Each year this competition celebrates “the Sydney that lies beneath the iconic images” that usually define…

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Your Sweet Tooth Changes Lives

“When I used to sell my cocoa to other companies — as a woman — I was cheated most of the time because I didn’t know how much a bag of cocoa weighed,” Afia confides. She’s a 58-year-old mother-of-six and a cocoa farmer who works her family plot on a tropical hillside in Ghana’s Ashanti…