NEWS

Entries open for the Illuminate Filmmaking Challenge

Aspiring filmmakers who shoot video with DSLR or mirrorless cameras are invited to submit entries to the inaugural Illuminate Filmmaking Challenge 2021.

STAGES: photography through the pandemic exhibition at MGA

Opening at the Monash Gallery of Art (MGA) on 29 May is a new exhibition, STAGES: photography through the pandemic, by five commissioned artists.

Two Australians feature in PA2F Environmental Photography Award 2021

Australian photographers, Lincoln McGregor and Matthew Bagley, have won prizes in the annual Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation Environmental Photographer of the Year 2021 contest.


REVIEWS

Tamron 70-300 f/4.5-6.3 Di RXD III lens (Model A047)

An affordably-priced compact and lightweight, weather-resistant 4x telephoto zoom lens for Sony’s full-frame E-mount mirrorless cameras.

Sony Alpha 1

The flagship model in Sony’s Alpha line-up offers more processing power with 50-megapixel resolution and 8K 25p video recording to meet professional requirements.

Sony FE 35mm f/1.4 GM (SEL35F14GM) lens

Sony’s latest 35mm f/1.4 prime lens is smaller and lighter than the earlier Zeiss FE 35mm f/1.4 lens and has a more sophisticated optical design and focusing system.

TIPS

Adding depth to landscape photographs

Ways to create landscape photographs that make the viewer feel immersed in the scene.

The lowdown on camera batteries

Important facts you need to know about your camera’s batteries.

Scenery tips for travel photography

Shots of scenery play an important role in your travel ‘story’.

COMPETITIONS

Sunwapta Falls

By Marlon Porter. Sunwapta falls in Jasper, Alberta Canada after a heavy snowfall.

Blue Ringed Damselfly

By Ron Johnson. Handheld, off camera, no stacking, minor sharpening.

A window into your life

By Trace O’Rourke. During a trip to Tokyo I spent an hour on the train platform watching the trains and people.



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