I realised that my low key approach to the local Fleurieu landscape has been one of immersion or absorption within the remnant scrub. An example of this kind of crafting of the image:
This is at odds with the detached, disembodied neutral observer with an objective and ahistorical vision--what is known as Cartesian perspectivalism----which has been common in, or central to, mainstream photographic discourse. This perspectvalism or visual regime combines the Renaissance notions of perspective with the Cartesian ideas of a disembodied, subjective rationality in which the eye and its gaze are foundationally allied with transparency, operating as the abstract vanishing point of Renaissance perspective. Subjective rationality underpins photography.