Excuse the moody feature picture, I found irony in a literal ‘look-back’ over the past few weeks of writing practice in BCM241. For my other readers, who may not have followed the series, BCM241 is a second-year subject I take at the University of Wollongong; a study of Media, Audience, and Place. Over the past few weeks, we were encouraged to blog about the topics discussed, everything from media space to television, audience research, cinema, public space, regulation and attention;…

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How many tabs do you have open right now? Are you even on a desktop? Or are you in a window external to the link you just clicked on twitter? When was the last time, you gave your full, and undivided attention? The last time you fully committed to a task at hand, completing it within the exact time needed without drifting into other thoughts and to-dos’. According to recent studies by Accenture, 87% of media users engage with multiple…

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The battle between public and private grounds became blurred the second we began to integrate the digital into our lives. The very principles defining the two were rewritten; individuals facing a new form of constant connectedness. With a parting nod to private space, we gained a world of connection at our fingertips. Media practice is quickly shaping the space we immerse ourselves in, with public screens, personal devices, and second screening influencing how the information we absorb and the experience we have…

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“The difference is that once upon a time people came over to watch television together, while now when people come over we turn the television off” – My beautiful lil’ Nana, always full of wisdom. Stories, in sepia. Children skipping between houses to gather round a crackling box. A woman, taking cut sandwiches and a toddler across the street for lunchtime special. Families hustling to have everyone sit before the world games begin. Adults retiring to the lounge for conversational…

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I am currently the in-house photographer and content creator for Muller Motorsport – a Sydney-based race team running the NSW Production Touring Cars series for 2017. You can find most of my work on their Facebook page, however I wanted to start posting some of my work here since it has become quite a big part of my photographic work. Enjoy this lil’ series, there will be plenty more to come. Curious about specs? I run a Canon 80D with…

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