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A lone Kangaroo munches grass while two Currawongs perch in a skeleton tree beside the old Presbyterian church; late afternoon in the historic gold... more
A lone Kangaroo munches grass while two Currawongs perch in a skeleton tree beside the old Presbyterian church; late afternoon in the historic gold mining town of Hill End in New South Wales. This is the selfsame church immortalised by artist Russell Drysdale in his 1948 painting "Picture of Donald Friend" - https://www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au/collection/works/8170/ - The town was thriving during the gold rush but the small number of buildings and residents that remain today are just enough to make for a cosy, quiet retreat from the noise and stresses of city life.
About Russell Brown
My early life was devoted to photography, taking an interest from a very young age and then working as a professional news media photographer from 1982 to 2015.
I always enjoyed creating artistic-styled images in addition to my press work, and my output of these ramped up with the increased possibilities that came with the advent of digital photography in the late 90s. Since then I have greatly enjoyed carefully learning many creative methods to produce striking and original works.
I live in Brisbane, Australia and exhibit in my local area. I aim to produce a variety of works to appeal to a wide range of tastes and have available thousands of images that I have made over time, but not all of them here to see. If I added absolutely...