My students often ask me about the pros and cons of creating limited edition photos. What’s to stop a photographer creating and selling more photos than the original limited edition run? The answer, of course, is nothing really, except for a particular photographer’s honesty and integrity. There is probably law that covers this, especially if the limited edition is certified somehow in writing, but in Australia, anyway, I’ve not heard of any cases being mounted concerning limited editions of photographs. Continue reading
The general opinion seems to be WOW!
But a closer look is maybe not quite so impressive. Sure the lift to 36.3MP is significant, and if you want a medium-format like DSLR then this could be for you, but otherwise there is not that much to get overly excited about. Continue reading
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Tagged 35mm, 36MP, camera, D800, D800e, dslr, full-frame, FX, FX-format, HD video, nikon, pro, professional
You need to Focus Carefully!
A photo is ruined if it is not sharp where it should be, that is, at the critical focal point of the image. Fortunately understanding a few simple techniques will let you control this most important aspect of your photography, letting you create sharper, better photos. Continue reading
The just-announced top-of-the-range Nikon D4 looks like a winner by all accounts!
That is if you have a spare $6000 USD burning a hole in your pocket and don’t expect any major improvements over the previously impressive class-leading D3 models. Continue reading
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Tagged 1080p, 16MP, camera, D4, flagship, full-frame, FX, FX-format, HD video, nikon, photo, photography, pro, professional, XQD
FotoFreo is a month long biennial festival of photography that showcases the work of Australian photographers alongside leading photographers from Asia, Europe and North America.
The Festival consists of exhibitions, projections, portfolio reviews, workshops, film screenings (about photography) and a programme of discussions about the work exhibited and other issues relating to photography. Continue reading
KISS (Keep It Simple Stupid)… is a good principle to apply to many things in life including as an approach to the creative side of your photography. The payoff will be more effective images, so it is well worth a look at how to apply the idea of keeping it simple to your photos. Continue reading
Sydney’s Head On Photo Festival, claims to be the world’s second largest but is undoubtedly one of Australia’s major photo events. Next year the program will run from 4 May – 3 June, 2012 and include a diverse range of exhibitions, displays, workshops and seminars as well as other special events. Venues include public and commercial galleries, cafes, parklands and the streets of Sydney itself. Continue reading
For over 2 years now there has been constant speculation on the replacement for the ageing but much-loved full-frame Nikon D700 DSLR. Dubbed the ‘D800′ by many, the speculation has been constant (and usually wrong) but has grown in intensity recently as owners get more than a little frustrated at Nikon’s seemingly slow Continue reading
Canon has recently announced the EOS-1DX camera as their new DSLR flagship to replace the top-of-the-line 1D Mark IV (2009) and 1Ds Mark III (2007) models. New accessories launched with the 1D-X include a wireless file transmitter and GPS receiver. The EOS-1DX is expected to be available in Australia around March 2012. Continue reading
Does Nikon’s recent jump into the mirrorless digital camera market signal a change of the ground rules for digital photography? More specifically will this new system be the game changer that the marketing suggests and take over from DSLRs any time soon? Continue reading