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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

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!

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

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, […]