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Documentary on Trent Parke

March 1 2014 at 9:19 PM
Casey  (Login shimokita)

"My photographs are more questions than answers. I use photography as a way to help me understand why I am here. The camera helps me to see."
- Trent Parke

Trent Parke was born in 1971 and raised in New South Wales, Australia. Using his mother's Pentax Spotmatic and the family laundry as a darkroom, he began taking pictures when he was around 12 years old. Today, Parke, the only Australian photographer to be represented by Magnum, works primarily as a street photographer.
- Magnum Photos

Minutes to Midnight (2005, recently reprinted) is a collection of photographs from a 2003 journey around Australia of some 90,000 km (56,000 miles) that Parke did with wife and fellow photographer Narelle Autio.

Documentary on Trent Parke at the following link (length 28min):

Trent Parke - Dreamlives, 2002

Hope you can enjoy...

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