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Through the lens of our winner – Bud

Take a look at a winning image in Photo Friday by Bud.L This great shot was submitted in the ‘This Is Australia’ theme.
What camera did you use?
Canon 40d with 28-135 lens
What settings did you use?
1/1250 at F8
What inspired this shot?
Practicing action/sports photography at the 2010 NSW State Surf Lifesaving titles.
Did you edit this image, […]

Pushing the limits

Like many pro shooters, Peter Eastway’s path to a photographic career was circuitous. He first got into photography because he loved “surfing and taking photographs of friends surfing”. Lack of a camera led Eastway to a job at the local Woolworths, where he worked for 75 cents an hour until he saved up enough money […]

video SCHOOL

Great video tips from Peiter De Vries

Using the Auto setting leaves you very little control and could better be known as the Average setting.
Pans will offer up helpful choices in the edit, so don’t be tempted to stop recording as soon as you arrive at your final glorious composition. Leave a good ten seconds static […]

Wacom Intuos 4

If you like to get creative with your shots, then a pen tablet is an essential editing tool. The Intuos4 by tablet legends, WACOM, is compatible with your PC or MAC and allows for Bluetooth connectivity so you don’t have to remain chained to your desk. The pen’s pressure sensitive eraser tip (over 2000 variations) […]


At forty plus, Aaron Bishop may not seem like your traditional user of social networking, but the fledgling photographer admits that he has found plenty of inspiration for his photographic passions upon discovering Camera House’s Facebook page and Photo Friday competitions. “I love the fact that it has given me an outlet to express the […]

NEW Nikon Coolpix P7100

The new and exciting P7100 is sure to impress with its slew of high end functions yet the ease of use is ideal for discerning photographers. The P7100 carries a fleet of features including a 28mm wide angle lens that transforms to a 200m telephoto, auto focus that will surprise with its fast response rate, […]

The Ultimate Travel Companion!

Looking for a travel camera that can take you from the beach to the Alps to your best mates birthday party without breaking a sweat? Then Check out the TZ20 from Panasonic, the successor to the award winning TZ10. This neat little travel zoom delivers a 24mm wide angle lens, 14.1 megapixel MOS sensor, 16x […]

Pentax K-x

This entry level DSLR from Pentax sports a budget price tag alongside high-end features. With 12.4 megapixels on board, a 2.7 inch live view LCD screen and the ability to shoot HD video (720p) this DSLR offers easy to use features for the newbie shooter. Creative processing and filter modes allow you to explore your […]

Gary Fong PowerSnoot

Sometimes you need a bit more light to effectively shoot your subject but a standard flash won’t cut it… Rather than lug around a large lighting kit, why not pick up a Gary Fong PowerSnoot? The PowerSnoot  has been designed for maximum portability and will easily replace those cumbersome rigs and allow you to maximise […]

Ballarat International Foto Bienalle

This year Ballarat will play host to the International Foto Biennale. The aim: to promote photography in all its forms, to educate, inspire and question, by presenting photography from the world to Australia and from Australia to the world.
The only Australian exhibition/event to be a part of the Festival de la Luz (Festival of Light) […]