NEWS

ACP Photostart 2018 exhibition opens next week

The annual exhibition of students’ work at the Australian Centre for Photography will be officially opened on Thursday, 13 December at 6:00 p.m.

Entries sought for German Peace Prize for Photography

Professional photographers are invited to enter the first “German Peace Prize for Photography”, a special category in Felix Schoeller Photo Award competition.

Call for entries: Nikon Surf Photo and Surf Video of The Year Awards

Surf photographers and videographers can have their work recognised and celebrated by entering the 2019 Nikon Surf Photo and Surf Video of The Year Awards.


REVIEWS

Cotton Carrier Skout camera harness

A neat, hands-free way to secure your camera while keeping it ready for use when you’re out and about.

Canon EOS R

Canon’s first full frame mirrorless camera, the EOS R, issues a challenge to the Nikon Z6 and Sony’s α7 III.

Canon RF 24-105mm f/4 L IS USM lens

The standard kit lens for Canon’s EOS R camera can cover most shooting situations and includes a high five stops of image stabilisation.

TIPS

Event and festival photography

How to get meaningful shots of community events and festivals.

Why you should buy camera gear locally

Everyone loves a bargain, and some popular models are available from online retailers operating out of Asia and the US at prices that might appear to be competitive. But appearances can be deceptive: if it looks too good, it very often is, and there’s a whole range of considerations the canny consumer needs to keep in mind when buying online…

Mechanical vs electronic shutters

The benefits and shortcomings of each shutter type, and when they are best used…

COMPETITIONS

Fingerprints in the Wheat Field

By Ronald Rockman.
I took this shot south of Mildura Victoria by hanging over the side of the basket of a Hot Air Balloon not long after sunrise, which was quite exhilarating…

Bundy Rum

By Peter Illott.
Taken in July outside the Bundaberg Rum Distillery in East Bundaberg. The night was very dark and very cold and with a strong southerly wind blowing smoke from the chimneys…

Lonely In The Gold

By Natasha Dvornikova.
Tasmania is a paradise of trekking and beautiful sights. Lake St Claire is one of its jewels…

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Tripping the light fantastic
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