Two years ago - today - I set off on a street photography expedition around the Australian outback with three film cameras, two digital cameras, a box of HP5 and Tri-X film, my old mate Steve (who lives in Sydney) and his outback-equipped Land Cruiser. Oh, and camping gear.
We were to return to Sydney three weeks and some 5,000 miles later. In between we visited a series of outback towns and truck stops, shot about 27 rolls of film and crossed a desert.
Our first stop was the town of Dubbo. As best I could determine, this is where the outback starts. We arrived on a Saturday afternoon. After dining in the town we returned to the hotel where we were staying (no camping out tonight) to find a very lively atmosphere with music and dancing.
These are the guys providing the music and very good they were. It was highly unusual to see a bass played this way. The light was not the best but I managed to get this pleasing shot of the band in action using my old ME Super, a camera I've had from new in 1981.
I'll document my trip here day to day.