Poignant landscapes, Menindee Lakes

Photographer Tracy Ponich, Lake Menindee - Pamamaroo

Lake Pamamaroo, Menindee NSW

The skeletons of Pamamaroo

I’ve been watching developments at the Menindee Lakes closely. I was there this past winter. Two locals took me to Menindee and shared their knowledge about the place. What I saw and photographed affected me deeply. And things are now so very much worse for the region. I’m hoping this photograph might make others pause, and think about this heart-wrenching situation we’ve got – if the nightly news hasn’t already.

Everything has a footprint

I offset Feathermark Photography’s footprint with Australian certified carbon credits. Mainly I choose to support forest conservation and biodiversity projects. For the Broken Hill-Menindee trip above, I chose Rimba Raya Biodiversity Reserve, a project protecting critical rainforest.

Through Feathermark, as a separate action I’ve funded the planting of 442 Australian natives through Trees For Life. I like to think of it as Feathermark’s forest. More creature habitat, more places to build a nest. Read about Feathermark’s footprint.


News: exhibition in April & May 2019

Old Favourites, Retford Park Bowral

On select days in April and May, pay a visit to the National Trust’s Retford Park, Bowral NSW. I’ll exhibit with several other artists, each of us bringing a few works to Old Favourites, works that we’ve loved and kept safe. On the final weekend, 11 & 12 May, you can also see Made in Australia at Retford Park, when experts appraise the audience’s own pieces of Australiana. Find Old Favourites details here.

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