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


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


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


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


AIPP’s challenges the ‘start-up takeover’

April 13, 2018

The founders of two large Australian online photography platforms, Snappr and, 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


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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