Alex Mausolf is a Camerapixo certified & registered Photo & Video Journalist. He holds an active Press Card, valid till July of 2020 & works with photographic, video & aerial captures, editing & production to the highest of standards for print & digital media delivery.
Why I do what I do (as a documenter)
Documenting for me covers the capture & delivery of a broad range of motifs, from social activist causes, public & community groups through to capturing old places & things before they perish or as they undergo transformation.
I have my own full public liability coverage & a white ticket, which covers full knowledge of safely working on building sites, so documenting places in a state of closure, abandon, ruin or undergoing change is easy & undertaken with the utmost respect for both the place ,its owners & those working there.
Living in a world of rapid change that has a voracious & insatiable appetite for new, shiny things, the type of change happening currently has never been seen before in the history of humankind & to me that is a bit scary. Things, places, even people are tossed asunder in the name of fashion, favour & popularity.
Lots of places & things in South Australia are being ripped out, knocked down, or built over in the name of progress, just because it can be done & not really for any betterment, but probably, most sadly, just to turn a quick buck. Capturing the essence of these places before they disappear or transform is something I enjoy the challenge of doing well, so this can be shared with others & that they may gain an insight into the nature & feel of the places being documented by me.
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