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Behind The Wheel: photographs from the Australian road

Behind The Wheel editor, Ian Kenins was interviewed on television by Andrew Geoghegan and Miriam Corowa from the ABC Weekend Breakfast program, and a handful of times on radio, by ABC Melbourne with Lisa LeongABC Hobart and regional ABC stations throughout Victoria, N.S.W. and Queensland.

He revealed insights into the challenge of choosing only 200 photographs from over 2,800 submissions Australia-wide, the history of the Aussie road trip, as well as some of the stories behind the making of the photographs featured. Listeners were able to call in and share their memories of their own Australian road trips.

He is pictured (below) with ABC Weekend Breakfast‘s Miriam Corowa and ABC Melbourne‘s Lisa Leong.

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Behind The Wheel editor, Ian Kenins speaking with Miriam Corowa on ABC Weekend Breakfast program.

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Photographs from Behind The Wheel featured on ABC Weekend Breakfast program.

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Behind The Wheel editor, Ian Kenins talking to ABC Melbourne radio’s Lisa Leong.

“Apart from admiring the sheer talent and skill on display in Behind the Wheel, there is so much emotional truth in the photographs of the sublime and ridiculous captured on and beside the Australian road.”
Click here to read more from Simon Caterson’s article of Behind The Wheel published in The Daily Review.

“The elements that the NT throws at you while you are out — you can have bushfires to storms or cyclones,” [Behind The Wheel contributor, Glenn] Campbell said. “That’s the beauty of being on the road in the NT — anything can happen.”
Click here to read more from Chelsea Heaney’s article of Behind The Wheel published in NT News and Perth Now.

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Behind The Wheel excerpt in the Adelaide Advertiser‘s Sunday edition, the Sunday Mail.

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Australian Photography Magazine showcased a nine page spread of photographs from Behind The Wheel.

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Behind The Wheel contributing photographer, Lynden Smith spoke to the Geelong Advertiser about his photography journey.

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The Castlemaine Mail covered the book launch of Behind The Wheel: photographs from the Australian road at Chapman’s of Castlemaine, Victoria.

Outback magazine Ken Eastwood Australian photography photographer Australia road trip

“You don’t have to be a car buff to enjoy this collection of images… at the very least [the images will] bring out the memories of your own road trips and hopefully inspire you to consider the next.” – Ken Eastwood, Outback magazine

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A Behind The Wheel review in The West Australian newspaper.

A Snapshot of Melbourne

“The oft-used phrase “I am a camera” – taken from a line in the 1930s novel Goodbye to Berlin by Christopher Isherwood – has special significance in the case of Ian Kenins, who truly is a consummate photographer.”
Click here to read more from Simon Caterson’s article of A Snapshot of Melbourne published in The Daily Review.

Street photographer, Ian Kenins (A Snapshot of Melbourne), with ABC radio journalist Hilary Harper, and Museum Victoria's wildlife photographer, David Paul.

Ian Kenins met with ABC radio presenter and journalist Hilary Harper to talk about the technological progression of photography.


Ian Kenins met with ABC radio presenter and journalist Hilary Harper to talk about the technological progression of photography, along with Museum Victoria‘s wildlife photographer, David Paul. Here’s a photographic highlight to show the radio interview was as visually stimulating as it was audibly.


“The photographer seems to have achieved in placing the end viewer of these works into the scene as an observer, a passerby, something a Melburnian could look at and nod to with a sense of familiarity.”
Click here to read more of this review of A Snapshot of Melbourne by multi-award winning photographer Bill Gekas.

“The collection is a wonderful look at Melburnians in their own habitat so to speak… captured while going about their daily lives. There are no staged or posed photos in this insightful collection… just moments captured forever on film, which are now immortalised in a book.”
Click here to read more from Zinc Moon blogger, Sarah on A Snapshot of Melbourne.

“It’s a photo of a boy and his dog jumping the Elwood Canal, a photo that evokes the joy of childhood and friendship. The image perfectly symbolises Ian’s style: cinematic, poignant and guaranteed to make you smile.”
Click here to read more from The Northsider‘s Eisha Gupta’s interview with Ian Kenins.

“The Melbourne based photographer has spent over two and a half decades relying on one timeless method – timing, composition and luck – to capture the quirky, artistic and humorous essence of vibrant Melburnians.”
Click here to read more about the photographs that feature in A Snapshot of Melbourne in St Kilda News.

“The book presents a humorous and offbeat collection of street photography that aims to capture the heart of the city.”
Taken from the Stonnnigton Leader on A Snapshot of Melbourne.

“I love comedy and humour, and witnessing an offbeat moment in one of life’s small pleasures. For a street photographer, capturing such moments on film or on a memory card is an even greater pleasure.”
Click here to read more from Ian Kenins on Sacred Trespasses.

“This book contains the best photography of scenes on the street I have ever seen. A must for Melbourne residents and an eye-opener for people elsewhere. Simply stunning!”
Writer, radio presenter and book reviewer, Annette Marfoding on A Snapshot of Melbourne.