The Pros and Cons of an Action Camera

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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

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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?

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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.
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What Camera Lenses Should I Have?

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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.

The Fujifilm X-T2 is here!

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It is here!!! Today Fujifilm Australia announced the new X-T2 to their Compact System Camera range. Advancing on the X-T1’s image quality the X-T2 offers a large 24.3MP X-Trans CMOS III APS-C Sensor so you can capture the world around you with optimum clarity. Here’s a summary of all you need to know:
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DSLR VS Mirrorless Cameras

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Many cameras are mirrorless, your digital compact camera, even your smartphone uses mirrorless technology. But unlike those cameras, compact system cameras are becoming comparable to DSLRs.
This guide will help you whether you’re thinking of upgrading from your point-and-shoot camera, or you’re just interested in learning how a mirrorless camera differs from your DSLR.

What is a […]

How to Pan a Moving Subject

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‘Panning’ in photography is the art of shooting a moving subject while accentuating the movement. While most photography freezes a subject in time, panning captures a blurred background but a sharp subject.
This technique is used to capture dynamic images that show the motion of a subject. It requires a slow shutter speed and a steady […]

Monthly Mission: NATURE

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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 […]

Stephen Axford – Life, Photography & Fungi

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Steve Axford is known around the world for his unique interest in nature and in particular, Fungi. Living in the Northern Rivers region of NSW, he see’s photography as his avenue into the natural world. His work has taken him around the world from Moscow to China and he has been published in global publications […]

Camera F-Stops Explained

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F-stops, like many camera settings, can seem like a daunting subject to try to understand. But learning the ins and outs of F-stops and aperture will have such a major effect on your photography it’s well worth your attention.
Your camera can usually automatically choose appropriate settings, including the F-stop. But it can’t make artistic decisions […]