Wednesday, May 21, 2014

A rare update from my photographic adventures. I have just started getting asked to shoot fashion shows and have had my first photos published in a magazine (Scoop). I think my style is developing. The technology is no longer in the way and I'm shooting for the final master image. For example the first photo here was shot dark and fast so that I could boost it later, but keep the sharpness. My Olympus EM-1 has taken me to the next level. I don't want to lug around a big low light beast with gigantic glass. I like stealth. As the technology develops so will I.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Halloween 2013

The Vampire Ball in Perth, Western Australia is pure gold for photographers. In 2012 I took some shots that made it on Reddit. These costumes need to be documented. I have been working with a new site The editor Lisa Rodrigues gets me into some crazy gigs. This one was cheating really.
I had the idea of bringing a bicycle light to uplight the creatures of the night. It worked a treat. Bike lights are insanely bright these days. I used the Moon Sports 'Comet'.
These were all shot on my new Olympus OMD E-M1. I didn't quite ahave my head around it but it was defitely an adventure in new tech.
Here is the full gallery on Google+:

Sunday, October 07, 2012

Awakening sounds

The Awakenings Ensemble is a collaborative project I have been working on with Mike Pignéguy and an army of brilliant musicians from the Qatar and Australia. The first album has been getting rave reviews and now we are planning performances and live recording sessions. I am designing my live rig with the capability to record. So hopefully I can travel over there and come back with masses of music to work on.
 There is often a distance between live musicians and music producers. The live musicians don't record and the studio musicians don't play live. I hope to enable both.
Check back for updates and follow the Awakening's Facebook page to keep up to date with the latest in this amazing musical adventure. You can listen and download the album from our Bandcamp site:

Monday, September 10, 2012

subconcious themes of light and sound

I have noticed colour themes in my photos. One day I will shoot objects with a certain colour scheme. The next I will choose another. It's not intentional. I'm not photographing just flowers or just red guitars, but everything. Maybe I'm a subconscious theme junkie, or the the world has it's own themes for the day and I notice them :)

Sunday, September 02, 2012

Embrace The Remix

Apple's legal battles against the world have made me a little angry. I used to be a big fan of Apple. They were the creative underdog. Something happened when Steve jobs got cancer. I think he became a meaner person. I'm not judging him, as I do not know how I would react to the knowledge of my own imminent demise, but the implications of his decisions around this time I think will have terrible effects on the world. With the world opening up in many ways and I don't think this is a place for walled gardens. Maybe it's just a reaction to the openness. This video touches on this idea:

HERE is some rare funk to get you started

Sunday, August 26, 2012

Intravenous Geometry

The times they are a changing and so is my blog. I have had a lot of requests for my music and images so I am creating a smoothly curated site for them to live. Google+ and Facebook are lacking in focus. Select the 'Music' or 'Photography' pages above for an insight in my work and click above to see my current projects.

My random collection of funk fools the Cloud Kollektiv played at Luna Cinema One in Leederville, Perth at the new Wes Anderson movie premier. The lineup was just Bass (Ben Frirkin), trombone (Jonothan Brittain) and myself on beats and stuff. It kinda, went off. Download HERE

Here are some videos on of  my mild fascinations.

I dig a cool suit and I used to create my own geometric designs as a teenager. my designs were more organic than mathmatical.

Thursday, February 02, 2012

Long time no post. Facebook has dominated my posts (I'm 'trilbyt') and Google+ is coming up behind. Here are some photos from my posts.


I'm 'Trilby Temperley' on Google+

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

I want one!

My group the Cloud Kollektiv has been playing for the outdoor cinema gigs at Luna. I got a crew of rockers together for the launch of This Might Get Loud a doco about The Edge, Jack White and Jimi Page. Cain Turnley on guitar, Hugh on bass, Ivan on keys and myself on beats and tweaky stuff. We had one jam then did the gig on Jan the 20th 2010. It kinda went off:

You can CLICK HERE to download the live Cloud recording.

This animation has a really cool style. The animator is really working with the computer graphics medium and using it's flaws to great effect.

Did I mention I WANT ONE! of these:

Oh, well back to the soundtrack writing. I'm currently doing a theme for Kooey swimwear and some new soundtracks for Visible Dance. I'll post some snippets. I'm definitely inspired by Massive Attacks new album and Trentemøller's 'The Last Resort' album. Brilliant.

Idea vibes from, Trilby :)

Thursday, January 21, 2010

There is beauty in breakdown

My heart breaks for the girl in the cafe. This is a brilliant piece of journalism that gives us a tragic look into North Korea. Here is a link to the full doco

Lt. Uhura represents

When something inspires or moves me I put it on my blog. Now this story may seem really geeky, but I feel it. It' a great story for a time with the first black American president. I have to admit to being a little inspired by President Obama. His speech before he got elected about the down trodden where he talks about white homeless was powerful.

Here is the story of Uhura from Star Trek and why she stayed on the show LINK

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Watch Communal Creativity Xmas y

I haven't posted for a little while as I have been busy working full-time (boring) as the audio tech specialist at Billy Hyde Music (not so boring). I'm still on muso time and not coping with the lack of sleep too well. I have heaps of great projects on the go, but hardly any time to do them. Recently I was asked to compose 4 hours of ambient music for a series of tantric sex meditations CDs (Ooh yeah, baby!). I couldn't refuse. Playing with synths is something that Trilbies do best.

I have gone through a few cheap watches, so I decided to get a decent one. After some thorough research I found one, but first here is some of the research. Most are utterly unobtainable. Click to enlarge:

I ended up getting a watch by the Swiss company Wenger (the maker of the original Swiss army knife). The main reason being that It was a great deal. The rrp was US$350 and I got it for AU$150 delivered (AU$45 of that being shipping). It's a decent, reliable Swiss chrono. I was wanting something more chunky but I also wanted something formal, so this would be my formal watch. Here is a pic:

On to the inspiration
Here is a great creative collab between designer Fluorescent Hill, rapper Cool Keith and Tom Waits.

I work on a lot of electronic music. This brilliant documentary explained a lot about where it all came from and why I like it so much.

Who needs religion, when you have balls
This bit of community art for Christmas has had a good effect on everyone. It's simple and moving.

Last but not least, some MIND BENDING music from the beloved 'Rodrigo y Gabriela'. They take a track or so to warm up, but by about 4:30 they are on another planet. Really groovy.

Totally HOT!

..well about 37 degrees at the moment.
Yes it's an Aussie Christmas.

Cheers to all.