In vast natural spaces there can be moments beautiful and profound.
The use of multiple exposures from cameras that date back to the 1950’s allows the proportions of the images to vary. The dream-like effects in the images are achieved without much interference.
“Eyre” was shot during 2016 along the Oodanatta Track in the South Australian desert.
Dingo tracks into the distance, on long roads, cocooned in vehicles and walking through the expanse. Dingo tracks into the distance, on long roads, cocooned in vehicles and walking through the expanse.
An escarpment in the seemingly vast stretches of nothingness; the breakaways. Traditionally known as 'Umoon', it has an ancient history and significance as a place of learning. The full story of the Breakaways remains protected within Aboriginal culture.
The hills next to Lake Eyre south are otherworldly. They gleam with flat crystals and in the valleys, lay pink fossils the size and shape of a small finger. No trees grow here and most areas are below sea level. Here the sense of scale and space disappears.
Taken from the air, not long after two days of rain, the contrasting pools of water reflect the sky against the damp red sand. These are the vast plains between Lake Eyre and the smallest town in Australia, William Creek.