Baird bites into photo permit issue

October 19, 2016

Prominent Australian landscape photographer Ken Duncan has advised a government task force, set up by NSW Premier Mike Baird, to remove the excessive permits and fees for commercial photography in public locations. Duncan met with the NSW Department of Premier … Continue reading


Senate censorship no more

October 14, 2016

Press Gallery photographers will soon be able to photograph every thrilling moment in the Upper House of Federal Parliament, after a ban lasting 25 years was lifted. ProCounter recently reported that Senator Derryn Hinch was tackling the issue. He put … Continue reading


Snappr redefines pro photography

October 19, 2016

Peter Myers, executive officer of the Australian Institute of Professional Photography, shares his thoughts on Australian photography’s latest disruptor, Snappr. Booking photographers as you would an Uber is a threat to the concept of professional photography. The Snappr website says … Continue reading

Nikon unveils two new pro lenses

October 20, 2016

Nikon Australia is has announced two new lenses – a Nikkor AF-S 70-200mm f2.8E FL ED VR fast zoom lens available from November 10, and a PC Nikkor 19mm f4 ED ultra wide-angle available from October 27. The ‘next-generation’ 70-200mm … Continue reading


PROtog is growing – and hiring

October 20, 2016

Professional equipment distributor PROtog, which celebrated its 10 anniversary this year, is growing its product portfolio – and looking for a new member for the sales team in Melbourne. Among the new products is the Jinbei HD610 TTL battery flash (pictured … Continue reading


A broad church: The 2016 Pano Award winners

Sau lake, Barcelona , Spain
October 20, 2016

Among the many winners of the seventh Epson International Pano Awards is Australian photographer Rodney Trenchard, who won the new Curator’s Award for a sumptuous photo of Lake Pukaki in New Zealand. The Pano Awards celebrates panoramic photography, and numbers … Continue reading


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