A new photographic competition, The International Landscape Photographer of the Year Award, run by local company IC12 Pty Ltd in partnership with noted Australian photographer, Peter Eastway, is highlighting the ongoing debate about the role of post-production, and especially Photoshop skills, in contemporary digital photography.
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‘I regard the photograph as a visual documentation of time and change.’
Olive Cotton's confident sense of design and balance was expressed across a wide range of subject types. Her daughter Sally McInerney is a superb photographer in her own right and it's interesting to see the echos of her mother's aesthetic sensibilities showing up in some of the images here.
The late Rennie Ellis was an acute observer of the life and mores of Australian life in the 70’s and 80’s. He managed to be unflinching, but at the same time non-judgemental.
The Australian Museum in Sydney is showing 100 of the best images from the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. Drawn from some 42,000 entries, these photographs are a must-see for anyone with a photo safari in their future - or indeed anyone who delights in the endless variety of our fellow lifeforms!
The brilliant and influential photographer Wolfgang Sievers, who escaped Nazism, left a legacy of his work with leading human rights advocate Julian Burnside, QC. From 25 March to 5 April 2014, 51 of his signed photographs go on sale at Forty-Five Downstairs in Flinders Lane, Melbourne, at prices ranging from $1000 to $15,000.
There was much satisfaction in the pro photographer community in November last year when freelance photojournalist Daniel Morel won a precedent-setting case against AFP and Getty Images for unauthorised distribution of his images of the 2010 Haitian earthquake victims.
Photo Review had an opportunity to hear presentations from and speak with members of the OM-D design team on a recent trip to Japan, sponsored by Olympus Imaging Australia.