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Self published titles

it’s only rock’n’roll but I like it…

Wendy McDougall

Hot on the heels of two successful photographic exhibitions, in Sydney and Melbourne, photographer Wendy McDougall releases ‘it’s only rock’n’roll but I like it…’ a retrospective of her music photography shot over a 40-year period from 1979 to 2019.

Price: $50 + shipping (GST inc)


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Peter Solness

A celebration of evocative light-painted photographs created by Peter Solness during his Artist Residency at Hill End, NSW.

Price: $24 + shipping (GST inc)


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Paul Blackmore

Designer Belinda Rabe and Alphabet Studios.

Against the backdrop of Sydney’s eastern suburb seascapes, Paul Blackmore’s new book Heat explores the intimate relationship between water and humanity. Fundamental to his work is the powerful force of the ocean and the sculptural forms of the sea dreamers who play within it.

Price: $70 + shipping (GST inc)


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2020 Head On Photo Festival books

Head On Photo Awards 2020 printed catalogue

Over the years, the Awards has evolved forming the heart of the Festival and for which the Head On Foundation has awarded over $600,000 in cash and product. In 2020 the Head On Photo Awards included three categories - portrait, landscape, and student.

A diverse group of creative industry practitioners select work without artists’ names so the judging focusses on merit bringing together both newly unearthed and established Australian and international talent.

Price: $65 + shipping (GST inc)


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Paper Tigers

60 Australian photojouralists

A celebration of the best of Australian photojournalism, the Paper Tigers exhibition features sixty images from sixty of the best Australian photojournalists. The need for truthful journalism has never been more critical. It is through the lens of these photographers that we understand and experience much of the world's events. Look back at the most critical moments through recent history, and the images by which we remember them. 

Price: $40 + shipping (GST inc)


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