On assignment for a Sydney ‘foodie’ magazine when Japanese cuisine was still a rarity in Australia, I was lucky enough to be presented with this plate of sushi to photograph. How could you go wrong? No fancy angles or lighting needed. And best of all was the tasting after. I’ve been a fan of Japanese [...] Read more – ‘The art of sushi’.
One of master luthier John Ferwerda’s violins starts to take shape in his Melbourne workshop. “The challenge of violin making,” says John, “is to create something new from a shape and concept that is hundreds of years old. “The design of a violin is eternal. “The skill lies in bringing the instrument alive … in [...] Read more – ‘A raw violin …’.