Have you ever looked at all the fashion magazines and seen the most beautiful models on the duvet? He tempts us with the idea of the photograph as a window on the world, uncoloured by emotion and perception, but is aware of that the truth in any image can only ever be “true to that instantaneous” – “It is not what it actually seems to be like.” Shore was one of the first to pioneer using color in artwork images – all those years before, Evans had declared colour “vulgar” and the antipathy had caught.

Yet, his pictures – the embodiment of his upbringing and artistic vision – had been immediately excellent, powerfully revealing unseen visions of beauty – be it a seemingly unusual view of a hill, of a city avenue, or an individual’s expression. Thematically, (Katrin’s) work is worried with ideas of Australian regional and remote communities in socio-economic transition within the twenty first century; experientially, it is an exploration of photographer’s familiarity with her new dwelling nation.

The People could not have invented pictures; that honour went to the Europeans – to Joseph-Nic├ęphore Niepce in France, developed there by Louis Daguerre, and to William Henry Fox Talbot …