While you are on hold, please enjoy my Instagram feed…

Since I won’t be updating this site for awhile (see my previous post), I thought I’d leave my Instagram feed here, because that will be updated regularly. And please visit my portfolio site, where you can also find my current photo blog.


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Moving things around

Ian Potter Museum of Art sculpture. Photo by Jim Newberry.

I started this blog in October, planning to document my experiment with nomadic, minimal travel—to post photos but also write articles about my travels, including advice for other would-be voyagers—but so far it’s been all photographs and no travel guides, and since I already have a photo blog (PictureDujour.com) that I’ve been posting to since 2008, I’ve decided to simplify things and do all my photo blogging, travel or not, at Picturedujour.com. All the photos I’ve posted here so far will remain, and I’ve also incorporated them into the other blog.

At some point I very well may get to writing here about how I access my digital photo archives while I’m abroad, which gear I brought with me, and the like, but until then this blog will be on hold, and PictureDujour.com will be updated regularly.

(I shot the photo above a couple days ago; it’s a sculpture built-in to the facade of the Ian Potter Museum of Art at the University of Melbourne).


David Brown, AKA Candlesniffer, shot in Melbourne Australia. Photo by Jim Newberry.

Here’s musician David Brown, AKA Candlesnuffer, who I met a couple weeks ago at the intimate Melbourne bar, Monkey.

Happy New Year from Melbourne!


Happy New Year! Here’s a turtle spitting at a disgruntled naked child. This is a detail of the strangely wonderful Hochgurtel Fountain, which can be found right next to the Royal Exhibition Building; both were built for the 1880 Melbourne International Exhibition, in Carlton Gardens.

Sydney Road, Melbourne




Sydney Road, a few miles north of downtown Melbourne, December 20th.

Coburg Lake Reserve panorama

Coburg Lake Reserve, Victoria, Australia.


Black and white street photo in Melbourne Australia. Photo by Jim Newberry.

Black and white street photo in Melbourne, Australia by Jim Newberry.

Chiang Mai wrap-up

This is the last batch of Chiang Mai photographs for awhile…I’ve been in Melbourne for over a week, time to shift gears.

Chiang Mai street pictures

I’ve just arrived in beautiful Melbourne, Australia, but still have many photographs from Thailand to post. Here are eight street shots, with an emphasis on primary colors.

Chiang Mai record store, “strange but not true”

This is Bu Yost, congenial proprietor of the record store/secondhand shop he calls the “Trading Post (strange but not true).” Thanks to Sam, a Canadian expat living in Chiang Mai, who DJs here and collects Thai records, for introducing me to this place (check out Sam’s excellent blog, Archive of Southeast Asian Music.)