I grew up in Ballarat and since moving away, I always try to make it back home to explore. This photo series covers the sights, nooks, crannies and hot spots that make up this oddball heritage listing obsessed town. There's some street, some urban, some documentary and landscape in an effort to give you a glimpse of Ballarat from my point of view.
This short project was shot over a few weekends at the famous and during the summer months often crowded Torquay Surf Beach. It examines this beautiful location's appeal to local, tourist and weekender alike through exposing the surf and sun culture mixed with documenting the crowds on the beach street style. It was shot entirely on a plastic fantastic Olympus 35mm point and shoot loaded with cheap Fujifilm Superia XTRA 400 film.
I hadn't shot in a while so, I decided to take out my little Nikon Zoom 310 AF compact scored off eBay for a cool $30 and run two rolls of film through it. With an order of Ilford HP5 and Fuji 400H in the mail, due any time between now and Christmas I thought… Continue reading One Day in Melbourne with the Nikon Zoom 310 AF + Fuji Superia 400