Travel Photography

When My Dad Was My Age: Backpacking in Indonesia in 1975

When My Dad Was My Age: Backpacking in Indonesia in 1975

I decided to make the predictably murderous 48 hour bus journey through southern Sumatra, because Bill Dalton's Indonesian Handbook said there was a chance of seeing a tiger "shitting in the headlights".

Captured: Why a single travel picture can represent an entire journey

Captured: Why a single travel picture can represent an entire journey

What is it that imbues certain photographs with such evocative power? Why is it, that we can look back on an image taken many years ago, and feel such a volley of emotions and sensations? Lachlan Ross explores the symbolism of travel photos and how we associate a place, time in our lives, or an emotion with a single image.