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Venezuelan crisis wins World Press Photo contest

April 17, 2018

A picture by Ronaldo Schemidt of a Venezuelan protester who caught fire during a violent clash with riot police photographer has won the prestigious World Press Photo of the Year Award. Two Australian photographers, Patrick Brown and Adam Ferguson, were … Continue reading

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Aussies rule at winning photojournalism

April 18, 2018

Here’s a good news story for local photojournalists! Australians are over-achievers when it comes to the prestigious World Press Photo Contest. The world leading photojournalism contest published data in its 2018 Technical Report, which shows Australians win awards every year, … Continue reading

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John Swainston appointed AIPP president

April 19, 2018

The AIPP has appointed John Swainston, a co-opted board member, president of the Institute, Melissa Neumann as treasurer, and has brought in Bruce Pottinger as a final co-opted board member.John is the first AIPP president who is not a working … Continue reading

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2018 Sony World Photography Awards winners revealed

April 20, 2018

British photographer, Alys Tomlison, has won the top prize at the 2018 Sony World Photography Awards for her series Ex-Voto – a portrait, large format landscape and still-life project captured at Christian pilgrimage sites in France, Ireland, and Poland. The … Continue reading

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AIPP’s challenges the ‘start-up takeover’

April 13, 2018

The founders of two large Australian online photography platforms, Snappr and Photographers.com.au, have identified the recent troubles facing the AIPP as a business development opportunity, and joined forces to invite disillusioned Institute members aboard. Snappr founders, Matt Schiller and Ed … Continue reading

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Phase One focuses on Aussie market

April 13, 2018

Phase One, high-end medium format manufacturer, has cemented its commitment to the Australian market by appointing a new Asia Pacific Marketing and Business Development manager. Celeste Walker has been with Phase One since 2015, working marketing roles with the Danish … Continue reading


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