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A street Christmas Eve party, Coniston NSW 2015

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Coniston, NSW, 2016

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Justin, North Beach, Wollongong, December 25th 2015. Justin got an electric long skateboard imported for Christmas.

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Coniston, NSW 2016

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‘Smella Catshine’, artist and cosplayer, with her partner Charlie, Newtown train station, Sydney 2015.

I’ve finished, for now, a series on Australian cosplayers – an edit is on my website under the title ‘Avatar’. I’ll gradually continue with portraits of cosplayers (in costume, in their own environments), as time goes on. Good Weekend magazine in Sydney and Melbourne published an edit of the series.. if you are a cosplayer, especially someone whose creations are an important part of your life, and might like to be photographed, please get in touch!

Berkeley, January 2015.

I’m still photographing around my local area with colour (and very occasionally black and white) film, mainly portraits, as a slow continuation of the ‘Wollongong Now’ project.

As some people know I’m also working on a new project involving Australian cosplayers.  I’ve posted a few works in progress and outtakes but want to finish the series before I release the images online.  This is why there has been little activity on this blog in recent months.  I’ll be finishing the series (working title Avatar) in the second half of 2015 and also writing an article which with any luck you will be able to read in print form as well as on the web..

Ashleigh waiting for the bus outside Westfield Warrawong, January 2015