PC report pushes fair use, orphan works

January 17, 2017

The Federal Government will soon draft legislation based on the Productivity Commission’s final report into intellectual property, which strongly recommends Australia adopt a US-style fair use and orphan works exception. The Government has opened the matter to a final round … Continue reading


Unconfirmed: DJI acquires Hasselblad

January 13, 2017

Reports are claiming that Chinese drone manufacturer, DJI, has acquired a majority stake in Swedish camera company Hasselblad. While the news was broken by Kevin Raber at Luminous Landscapes, and apparently was circulated from insiders at DES trade show in … Continue reading


Anonymous man crowdfunds an identity

January 12, 2017

Lisa Saad, commercial photographer and 2016 APPA overall winner, has launched a crowdfunding campaign to fund the completion of her award-winning project The Anonymous Man, with an exhibition and book marking the final product. Saad is seeking an ambitious $100,000 … Continue reading


EXCLUSIVE: Fujifilm to drop most 35mm film stock

January 17, 2017

While there has been no formal announcement, the latest price list from Fujifilm Australia indicates that most of its 35mm film stock, including Velvia, Provia and Superia,  will be discontinued in 2017, with manufacture possibly ending as soon as March … Continue reading

New 17-inch inkjet from Epson

January 13, 2017

Epson is replacing the last of its Stylus Pro range, the Stylus Pro 4900, with the SureColor P5000 17-inch inkjet printer. The new printer will run the UltraChome HDX 10-colour pigment ink set, and Epson states the printer delivers an increased color … Continue reading


2016 International Landscape Photographer winner announced

January 10, 2017

US photographer Alex Noriega has won the third International Landscape Photographer of the Year competition for his portfolio of four images. Noriega is a landscapes and nature photographer, and previously won the USA Landscape Photographer of the Year competition and … Continue reading


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