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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 7 2010
Port Hedland
Christian Fletcher
Photography

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 7 2010
Port Hedland
Tony Hewitt
Photography

From the moment I looked out the window of the plane over the Pilbara, I was reminded of one thing... RED! The colour that seems to infiltrate everything in this region. While every colour imaginab...

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 7 2010
Port Hedland
Peter Zylstra
Photography

I recently joined the team at FORM out of a desire to work in regional Australia. However, my prior experience travelling in Western Australia hasn’t brought me further north than the beaches of ...

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 7 2010
Port Hedland
Peter Zylstra
Photography

Once approached, this industrial backdrop is so huge compared to the individual that it becomes an abstraction, too difficult to visually process in its whole.

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 7 2010
Port Hedland
Tony Hewitt
Photography

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 7 2010
Port Hedland
Les Walkling
Photography

I'm certainly not clear what I am doing in the Pilbara, apart from responding to what I see and learn, and photographing my response to this amazing environment... So I need to ask some questions ...

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 7 2010
Port Hedland
Tony Hewitt
Photography

No excuses, we are given ‘signs’ all day to ‘STOP, and take a Look!’

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 7 2010
Port Hedland
Peter Eastway
Photography

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 7 2010
Port Hedland
Christian Fletcher
Photography

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 7 2010
Port Hedland salt flats
Christian Fletcher
Photography

Day one of our trip to Port Hedland and we took a heli flight over town and the surrounding area. Of course there were only three seats going so it was decided that the best photographers would get...

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 7 2010
Port Hedland salt flats
Peter Eastway
Photography

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 7 2010
Port Hedland salt flats
Les Walkling
Photography

The Pilbara is not my home so I am an incurser (to incuse), who stamps my way on what I find. At worst this is imperialist, at best it is colonialist. My response to date is culturally naive and ar...

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 7 2010
Port Hedland
Les Walkling
Photography

What about the idea that I am photographing altered landscapes, both real and imagined. The (concept of the) landscape is both altered by my understanding (or lack of), my research, and my presence...

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 7 2010
Port Hedland
Les Walkling
Photography

I'm not in the Pilbara in the way that botanists are, collecting and identifying the flora of the region, because I am collecting things that can't be seen, despite my pictures. I am collecting evi...

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 7 2010
Port Hedland
Les Walkling
Photography

Our images are the carrier of our belief system, of what is at stake for us. What we see as special in these places, and what can't be photographed. I think we need to question not so much 'what' w...

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 7 2010
Port Hedland
Peter Eastway
Photography

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 7 2010
Port Hedland
Peter Eastway
Photography

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 7 2010
Port Hedland
Peter Eastway
Photography

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 7 2010
Port Hedland
Peter Eastway
Photography

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 7 2010
Port Hedland
Peter Eastway
Photography

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 7 2010
Port Hedland, the Port
Nicole Yardley
Photography

While we waited for Christian and others to get back from the helicopter ride so we could begin the harbour cruise, we were entertained by some very cheeky little locals jumping off the jetty. Thei...

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 7 2010
Port Hedland, the Port
Peter Eastway
Photography

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 7 2010
Port Hedland, the Port
Tony Hewitt
Photography

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 7 2010
Port Hedland, the Port
Michael Fletcher
Film

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 7 2010
Port Hedland, the Port
Judith Hunt
Photography

I was ecstatic to be selected amidst lots of enthusiastic photographers for this project. After arriving in Hedland nearly seven years ago, it was exciting seeing the town again from fresh new eye...

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 8 2010
Port Hedland salt flats
Peter Eastway
Photography

We arrived at the edge of the mine early in the morning. There’s a public road heading out to the coast and no fences, so we walked out onto the edge of the salt to await the sunrise. The pond be...

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 8 2010
Port Hedland salt flats
Tony Hewitt
Photography

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 8 2010
Near Whim Creek
Peter Zylstra
Photography

February 8, 2010. Driving from Port Hedland to Karratha took us about twice as long as planned as we stopped at every slight elevation in the landscape to capture the vista. The photographers rac...

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 8 2010
Near Whim Creek
Simon Phelps
Photography

On the way to Karratha we made several stops to take in the local scenery. This panorama was taken about 10kms from Whim Creek.

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 8 2010
Near Whim Creek
Michael Fletcher
Film

Christian, apart from being my twin brother, is passionate about photography and being a leader in the craft that is creating a beautiful landscape image.

An inspiration to me and someone I ...

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 8 2010
Near Whim Creek
Christian Fletcher
Photography

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 8 2010
Near Whim Creek
Faye Harris
Photography

I have seen (this old bus) many times over the years on my way to and from Karratha and have always said I would stop and get photos one day.

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 8 2010
Near Whim Creek
Tony Hewitt
Photography

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 8 2010
Near Whim Creek
Michael Fletcher
Film

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 8 2010
Cossack
Peter Zylstra
Photography

Les Walkling is shown here photographing from the hill overlooking Cossack. Artist, scientist and intellectual, he saves his energy by avoiding frivolous banter. But when he speaks, everyone list...

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 8 2010
Cossack
Michael Fletcher
Film

One of the four photographers asked to participate in this project is Les Walkling. An incredibly nice guy who is passionate about photography in its purist, artistic form. A stickler for pushing q...

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 9 2010
Dampier Archipelago
Michael Fletcher
Film

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 9 2010
Dampier Archipelago
Peter Zylstra
Photography

Tony Hewitt was the hardest for me to photograph. Being primarily a portrait photographer, he would restlessly move in and out of the other people. Fortunately I could grab a quick snapshot of hi...

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 9 2010
Dampier Archipelago
Michael Fletcher
Film

Tony Hewitt is a triple master of photography and a motivational speaker who is in high demand for his beautifully crafted images not to mention his ability to speak at many different events such a...

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 9 2010
Dampier
Tony Hewitt
Photography

So many examples of nature interacting with man and his structures. These gulls oblivious to the flow of natural gas beneath their feet, find a perfect resting place where they can hang out togethe...

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 10 2010
Near De Grey River
Les Walkling
Photography

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 10 2010
Near De Grey River
Michael Fletcher
Film

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 10 2010
Pardoo Station
Christian Fletcher
Photography

Our trip out to Pardoo Station offered up all sorts of cool stuff. The best thing was it delayed us enough to capture that amazing storm (at Marble Bar). I never thought I would like a pile of old ...

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 10 2010
Great Northern Hwy, Marble Bar Rd intersection
Michael Fletcher
Film

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 10 2010
Marble Bar Rd, before Marble Bar
Michael Fletcher
Film

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 10 2010
Marble Bar Rd, before Marble Bar
Peter Eastway
Photography

It was pretty hot today. On the road it was definitely 50˚C due to the heat radiated by the back bitumen, but possibly the official temperature was closer to 43˚C or 44˚C. Either way it was hot ...

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 10 2010
Marble Bar Rd, before Marble Bar
Peter Zylstra
Photography

Like Tony, Peter Eastway was also difficult for me to track. He would immediately disappear when we reached a new location. After a bit of searching, he could be found in a prime location away fr...

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 10 2010
Marble Bar Rd, before Marble Bar
Michael Fletcher
Film

The consummate professional, Peter Eastway is no Grand Master of Photography for nothing. A great communicator like Les and Tony, Peter has an air of class associated with him. This certainly doesn...

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 11 2010
Near Marble Bar
Peter Zylstra
Photography

Without fail, the photographers were up every day in time to catch the morning light. Michael is in the foreground filming a time-lapse while Christian is in the background shooting the light warm...

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 11 2010
Near Marble Bar
Michael Fletcher
Film

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 11 2010
Comet Gold Mine
Christian Fletcher
Photography

February 12, 2010. Yesterday we left Marble Bar. As a group we decided to go for a little 300 km detour heading down a gravel road into the middle of know where to see what it was like. Along the w...

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 11 2010
Comet Gold Mine
Peter Zylstra
Photography

Michael Fletcher wisely spent his time filming in the junkyard near Comet Gold Mine, rather than the cyanide infested buildings of the mine site during our illicit excursion.

Like most great...

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 11 2010
Marble Bar Road, away from Marble Bar
Les Walkling
Photography

On Landscape: Inherited expectations are reduced to no more than a hindrance against the vast spaces that belittle my concept of time and distance. Work dominates this landscape but doesn’t defi...

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 11 2010
Marble Bar Road, away from Marble Bar
Christian Fletcher
Photography

We stopped at this scene about 80 kilometres inland from Marble Bar. I took this handheld stitch pretty quickly as at the time I thought I was going to drop dead from cyanide poisoning. If you get ...

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 12 2010
Port Hedland
Peter Eastway
Photography

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 12 2010
Port Hedland
Peter Eastway
Photography

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 12 2010
Port Hedland
Tony Hewitt
Photography

Crawling their way all over the landscape, slithering forms with a life all their own... pipes, pipes everywhere!

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Journey 1 - 52 Weeks On
February, 12 2010
Port Hedland, the Port
Les Walkling
Photography

I am a stranger in the Pilbara. I have engaged with it as a professional tourist, at best. Or at least that is how I have responded. I have not done enough research, so I started with no greater mo...

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