“I believe that photography involves more than just taking a picture of something. It’s about getting to a place of authenticity and taking meaningful images that will preserve a story for the generations to come”


Emotions – Sad
Some days are just bad days, that’s all. You have to experience sadness to know happiness, and I remind myself Read more.
Thank You For Your Service
Duty, Honor, Country. Those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you Read more.
The Code 9 Foundation
On April 8 2003 our founder, Mark Thomas, attended a suicide as part of his policing duties and he was Read more.
The Beauty and Power of Nature
In nature, light creates color. In the picture, color creates the light:-  Hans Hofmann Read more.
Selected Photos From Avoca and Maryborough Victoria Australia
I have a fascination with old houses and buildings.  To me, unlike modern architecture, these buildings have character and history, Read more.
To Me A Photograph Is An Emotion Captured In Time
To me, photography is about taking a snapshot of a moment in time that may never happen again, it is Read more.
The Bushido Code: The Eight Virtues of the Samurai
A Brief History of the Samurai The word samurai originally meant “one who serves,” and referred to men of noble Read more.
Boats and More Boats
Most people are rowing against the current of life. Instead of turning the boat around, all they need to do Read more.
This is Your Fight Song – The Piano Guys
Live life to the full, and become more curious every day. The more you find out about life, the richer Read more.
The Forgotten Hero
There sits an old man on a bench at the local park. No one notices, no one cares, no one Read more.



The Code 9 Foundation was formed in 2015 to provide peer to peer support for first responders suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, anxiety, and other associated mental health injuries..  You can visit them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/code9ptsd/  or their website at https://www.code9ptsd.org.au.

Code 9, also strongly support the partners and carers of first responders who themselves are going through a major change. By facilitating peer to peer support for the partners and carers, we are giving them an outlet to talk, to learn, to support and to give themselves the best chance of staying mentally healthy themselves whilst living in an incredibly difficult circumstance.


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