The Trent Mitchell Lowdown

Trent Mitchell

Capture Magazine’s Emerging Photographer of the Year, Trent Mitchell, gives us the lowdown on his award winning images.
What’s your earliest photographic memory?
My first serious memory, putting aside the disposable camera fun, was shooting landscapes as references to my year 12 Art major work. I bought the prints in to show my art teacher and I […]

Through the lens of our winner – Hasara

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Theme: Children’s Toys

What camera did you use?

Nikon D60 with a Sigma 70-200mm 2.8 lens

What settings did you use?


What inspired this shot?

Me and my boyfriend absolutely love the PS3 game Little Big Planet. When I saw the sackboy figurines I started buying them and started a collection and then decided to start taking […]

Who are you with Nikon?

Aaron Bishop

Nikon have been running a ‘Who are you with Nikon’ photography competition on the My Nikon Life Facebook Page over the past few months which received in excess of 2,000 entries. When we read the list of winners yesterday we were absolutely delighted in seeing that two of our consistent Facebook community members had […]

Olympus PEN E-PM1

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The M here stands for mini – but that’s the only thing tiny about this new offering in the Olympus Compact System Camera range. It’s small – even by CSC standards, but it still packs a punch. While it opts out on the mode dial and function buttons of its big brother the E-P3, it […]

KISS – Keep It Simple Shooter

All too often we try to get as much into the image as we can, thinking that the more the better. The more it will say something about the subject or, the more it will show about a place. Rarely though is this true. An easy way to get better images is get […]

SanDisk Extreme Pro SDHC/SDXC UHS-1 Memory Card

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When we buy the best cameras, whether it’s a Nikon, Canon, Panasonic, whatever it may be – your camera will never be at its peak performance without that little thing that so many people seem to forget, a great memory card.
SanDisk have just introduced a new Extreme Pro SDHC and SDXC UHS-1 memory card. With […]

New Nikon 1 Range!

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So I know we’ve said it. How much further can technology take us. Well last night Nikon proved – very far! The new line of Nikon 1 cameras are truly an innovation and after a quoted ‘9 years in the making’ with research and development the J1 and V1 have raised the bar in the […]

Through the lens of our winner – Jane.A.Keats


Take a look at last week’s Photo Friday winning image by Jane.A.Keats. This great shot was submitted in the ‘Unnatural Light’ theme, read below for a detailed response of how Jane achieved this winning image!
What camera did you use?
The camera I used is a Sony a200 that I bought a few years ago […]

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

Peter Eastway

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 […]