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My name is Adam

I am a research scientist and father living in Melbourne, Australia.

I have a fascination with plants, a passion for photography, an interest in coding and a love of science.

This is my website.

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Salt Creek in Flood

With an abundance of rain across much of Victoria, I decided to head out to see the impact of the heavy falls on my local waterway.

— 9 January 2024 via The Grapevine.



Book Review: The Penguin History of Modern Russia

Robert Service’s “The Penguin History of Modern Russia” is an excellent introduction to a globally important but frequently misunderstood nation.

— 26 December 2023 via The Grapevine.



Crop images in Python with array indexes

The advantage of this simple procedure for image cropping is that there’s no need to install special image manipulation packages.

— 22 May 2024 via Coding Blog.

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Features

Story of Flowers

The Story of Flowers

How do plants know when to flower? Many people think it’s a matter of day length or the addition of fertiliser, but you’ll see that flowering is a far more sophisticated process.

Melbourne Neon

Melbourne Neon

Discover Melbourne’s rich neon heritage with pictures and videos of fifty of the city’s most important heritage neon signs including the Skipping Girl, Pelaco and Allen’s neons plus the Nylex Clock.

Photologium

Photologium

Photologium is my commercial photography website. View the galleries, purchase prints or enquire about licensing my photographs for your next project.

Free Fonts

Free Fonts

I have developed some fonts, which are available free for personal use. (Donations gratefully accepted). These include the “Hazchem” chemical safety font and the “Plant Breeder’s webfont”.

Research

Research

A complete list of my scientific reseach publications.

Melbourne Buildings

Melbourne Buildings

Discover some of Melbourne’s finest architecture - both old and new. This site contains detailed information on over 50 buildings, plus photos and maps.

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