Winner of the $20k Sports Club Nomination announced


Congratulations to Forbes Junior Cricket Club for winning the “Win $20,000 for your local sports club”.
Thanks to your nominator Julie Smith, your club will be able to get access to everything you mentioned in your nomination and hopefully a club lunch to celebrate the win.
“Forbes Junior Cricket is desperately in need of their […]

How the Camera Changed the World

Early Kodak Cameras

In 1839, a dapper-looking Robert Cornelius set up his camera at the back of his dad’s gas lamp-importing business in Philadelphia. He removed the lens cap, sprinted into the frame and sat on a stool for a minute before returning the cap.
His reward? The world’s first selfie.
From camera obscura to the digital camera, photography has […]

5 of the Best Compact System Cameras for Travel

Canon EOS M3 Compact System Camera

Going on the trip of a lifetime? You’re going to need a great camera that will allow you to capture every second of it.
There are many things to consider when choosing a camera to take with you on your travels. You need something that produces quality images but is lightweight and compact.
Compact system cameras, or […]

Just Announced: Canon EOS M5

Canon EOS M5

Canon has just upped the CSC game with the introduction of the new Canon EOS M5, a true game changer!
The EOS M5 takes on many attributes from the robust Canon EOS 80D DSLR and its all been packed into a new sleek design that’s sure to appeal to many.

Creative Photography: How to Create Bokeh

An apple in front of lights

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

cat with blue eyes

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

DSLR using a petal 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

Mirror-like reflection on a lake

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

A digital 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 […]