Life’s a horse race – Rennie Ellis and his photobook CUP FEVER

  “It has been called the biggest party in the world, a carnival of horseflesh, a giant picnic, a bloody circus, a soap opera, an alcoholic rort and an Australian institution…  it grabs hold of the nation like some annual affliction.”        First lines of the book essay by Rennie Ellis   For around 20…

QUEENSLAND DAY*: PHOTOBOOKS

An overview: Queensland as the subject of the photobook Within a few years of its proclamation in 1859 the state of Queensland became a focus for exploration and development, which required extensive photographic documentation. Geologist and photographer Richard Daintree was one of the first to photograph Queensland’s mining activities, agriculture, people and geological features. His…