Author Archives: peterdegraaff

Windang wheels

Originally posted on 52 rolls:
Windang Island sits just beyond the mouth of Lake Illawarra. At low tide it is possible to walk out to the island over a narrow sand bar or isthmus which becomes submerged at high tide in…

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Pink rocks and blue pools

Originally posted on 52 rolls:
“The fool who is aware of his foolishness is therefore like a wise man. But a fool who thinks he is wise is called a fool indeed. A fool who, as long as he lives, attends…

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On mountains and falls

Originally posted on 52 rolls:
“Flowers laugh without uttering a sound. Roosters cry without shedding a tear. Examining the ages reveals that good deeds are as rare as flowers among rocky peaks while evil acts are as plentiful as the grass…

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Signs

Originally posted on 52 rolls:
Time drops by with remembrances of moments skimming the surface of consciousness from deep within the mind leaving signs of a world beyond. The passage of time touches the world leaving marks such as deep erosion…

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Sapphire coast

Originally posted on 52 rolls:
A few hundred kilometers south along the coast the ocean gets a little icier with deep cold currents from Antarctica, and along with golden rocks and beaches, the colour of the sea changes to a beautiful…

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A purple dawn

Originally posted on 52 rolls:
Another year arrived, and I suddenly found myself shooting 120 film, and bulk rolling 35mm. I determined that it was an unconscious sign, like the purple dawn greeting me on the Myall River, and that I…

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Halfway to low tide

Everywhere there are reminders of time. The sun rises and sets, tides come in and out at all hours of the day and night, the moon passes through its phases, seasons are marked by solstices and equinoxes, and the movement … Continue reading

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