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Creative Photography: How to Create Bokeh

Bokeh is a beautiful way to experiment with your camera. It comes from a Japanese term meaning haze or blur.
Bokeh is an aesthetic quality in photography in which blur is deliberately used for a visually pleasing effect. Bokeh is an effect where background highlights appear out-of-focus, and looks like glowing orbs of light.
This guide will help […]

Monthly Mission: PETS

Welcome to the Monthly Mission.
Photography is extremely broad with a lot to learn, so we’ll be breaking it down each month. Bringing you a mission brief, inspiration and education all tailored around a different theme so you can get the most out of your camera. Plus you’ll also have the opportunity to enter your favourite […]

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV – Just Announced

The Canon EOS 5D Mark IV is here and it was well worth the wait.
The 5D Mark IV has Canon’s latest cutting-edge technology packed into it raising the overall performance from its predecessor, including a 30.4MP Full Frame CMOS sensor and 4K video output giving professional photographers beautifully crisp detail in every shot.
Take a look […]

When to Use a Lens Hood

Whether you are new to photography or a seasoned photographer, lens hoods can inspire many questions.
A lens hood can be a handy addition to your photography kit. They come with many lenses on the market today and you’re sure to find one that suits your camera and your purposes.
But it’s important to know when you […]

How to Photograph Water

Water makes an excellent photographic subject. It’s one on the most photographed objects – and for good reason.
Whether it’s the surf breaking on a beach, flowing streams or a lake reflecting the scenery, water photography can be beautiful.
If you want to begin experimenting with your camera, water photography is a great place to start. You’ll […]

How to Clean Your Compact Camera

We take our cameras to some amazing places, and often those places are messy, dusty, wet and muddy.
Whether you took your camera to a tropical beach or a winter music festival it’s likely your camera needs a clean.
If your camera is clean and well looked after, it will work better for longer. So here are some […]

The Pros and Cons of an Action Camera

Action Cameras have come a long way in a few short years. They are a great option whether you are looking for a camera to follow you around the world or a gadget to capture the coolest sights.
There are many uses for action cameras, and many to choose from. Whether you’re an amateur or an […]

Underwater photography made fun, introducing the Nikon COOLPIX W100

Nikon Australia has just announced the release of the new COOLPIX W100, a durable compact digital camera made for every member of the family with connected fun and always-on connectivity via Nikon’s new SnapBridge app.
The COOLPIX W100 combines reliable image quality with an easy-to-use animated menu option, and an ergonomic design for effortless fun across […]

What Camera Lens Filter Should I Use?

Camera filters are a must have for any photographer’s kit. They’re an optical filter that can clip onto the end of your camera lens.
A good filter can change the look and feel of your photos for the better. And they can add a professional flare to your photography. There are different filters for different situations.
Filters […]

What Camera Lenses Should I Have?

So you’ve bought a spanking new DSLR, but what lenses should you add to your kit? Here’s an article to help you understand.