Ariel and Sister Wart

It was sad to read recently about the death of Bill Putt who with Mike Rudd were the stalwarts of  ”Ariel” a Melbourne progressive rock band.  Around 1974 I photographed them in my studio before a soon to be released album. At this session with the usual banter that goes on when shooting it was decided that a leader for the fan club would be a good idea. I can’t remember how the name “Sister Wart” come about, mixed with the band photos below are some from a session with Sister Wart. The first Sister Wart photo that comes up is the one that was used.

All pictures shot on a Mamiya RB67 camera on Kodak Plus X film and the negatives rephotographed on a Nikon D800E  instead of scanning them.

About Roger

Roger Gould, Australian international sports and advertising photographer has worked on assignment for some of the worlds leading magazines. he emerged from photographing record covers of rock and roll musicians to start one of Australia's first specialist sport press agencies, photographing tennis, cricket, golf, football as well as the Olympic and Commonwealth Games. Roger is a past President of the International Tennis Photographer's Association and has conducted photography seminars for Kodak in many countries. He currently works in aerial and advertising photography.
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