Manufacturing variability

An age-old issue continues into the digital age… This article explains what “manufacturing variability”  means for cameras and lenses, how likely it is to occur, and what you can do about it under local consumer laws if there’s a problem  with any new gear you purchase…

Landscape debate on photography and digital art

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.

Olive Cotton and Sally McInerney

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.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

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!

A great photographer’s work for a fine cause

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.