Pale Blue Dot Photography
Photographic Exhibition: 26th September – 7th October 2016
“Meet the Artist” 28th September, 6:00-8:00pm
at Tall Dark & Coffee, 28 Market Street, South Melbourne
“I’m a Melbourne based photographer, and whilst nature and landscape photography is my passion, I have also worked on a number of portrait, wedding and business-related projects.
I’ve been a “nature nerd” for as long as I can remember. Whether it was admiring the incredible photography on the Australian Bureau of Meteorology calendar at my Nana’s house as a kid, or my bird-obsessed Grade 6 teacher taking us out in search of Wedge-Tailed Eagles – the passion has always been there.
The camera came later, but is really just an extension of that passion, and a way for me to try to communicate the things I love most about our planet. The name “Pale Blue Dot Photography” refers to Carl Sagan’s famous monologue, which describes Earth as a tiny pale blue dot in perspective to the enormity of the Universe.
The passage resonates with me, reminding me to appreciate where we sit in the scope of things, and to appreciate the world around me. That’s my story, and my work is the pale blue dot that we call home, as seen through my eyes – I hope you enjoy it.”
Rob Embury – Pale Blue Dot Photography, 2016
Above image of me with Kevy the Nankeen Kestrel launching from my lens taken by and used with the kind permission of Karen Watts. Thanks to Melbourne Photography Excursions and Leigh Valley Hawk and Owl Sanctuary for putting together the event at which this AWESOME moment happened.