NEWS

Fujifilm heralds firmware updates for GFX-50S, X-T3 and X-H1 cameras

Fujifilm has announced the up-coming release of firmware updates that will provide performance improvements in three key cameras.

ON1 Photo RAW 2019 released

The latest version of the ON1 Photo RAW editor is now available with significant updates to both performance and image quality.

AIPP donates WWII portraits to National Library of Australia

Two books featuring 6,500 portraits of Australia’s WWII Veterans have been donated to the National Library of Australia by the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP).


REVIEWS

Panasonic Lumix LX100 II

A higher-resolution update to the popular LX100 compact camera with a new processor, additional image adjustments and new 4K Photo capabilities.

Nikon Z7

Nikon’s flagship mirrorless camera offers 45.7 megapixel resolution, hybrid AF with 493 sensor points and 4K video recording in a compact, weatherproof body.

Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/4 S lens

The first general-purpose kit lens for Nikon’s new full-frame mirrorless cameras features a constant f/4 maximum aperture and weather-sealed design.

TIPS

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…

Soft proofing

How to make the image on a monitor screen simulate how an image will appear when printed.

COMPETITIONS

Lonely In The Gold

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

Robber Fly

By John Hassall.
Hand held with the camera steadied against a solid surface. While in the bush I noticed that many insects were attracted to my car, where they landed and stayed for an extended period.

Photo Challenge Winner: Fill the Frame

Many would say that the most common picture-taking mistake of all is failing to get close enough to the subject.

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