New camera ‘giant leap in photography’: Phase One

Phase One has announced new IQ4 medium format cameras with resolution up to 150 megapixels, which it immodestly and loosely describes as ‘a giant leap forward in photography’. The ‘giant leap’ referred to isn’t exactly spelt out, so it’s probably just … Continue reading

AIPP State Awards wrap up smoothly

The AIPP Epson State Award winners have been revealed, after several months of the event visiting each corner of Australia. In something of a trial of the ‘new regime’, the contest ran smoothly, proving that each AIPP State Council had … Continue reading

Start-up aims to maximise print sales

Interesting new entrepreneurial start-up businesses are emerging in the photo industry, creating a fresh line of resources for established and up-and-coming professional photographers to tap into. A couple of photography-related start-ups have recently popped up on ProCounter‘s radar (ie, e-mail … Continue reading

‘National Centre of Photography’ for Ballarat

The Ballarat International Foto Biennale (BIFB) has purchased the heritage-listed former Union Bank building for $1.3 million, with plans for transforming the old building into a  National Centre of Photography. The 436-square-metre historic building on Lydiard Street South will eventually … Continue reading