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Through the lens of our winner Karen

What camera did you use? Nikon D700 – Nikkor 70-200mm 2.8 VR lens
What settings did you use? Focal Length 200 – SS 1/500 – Aperture 2.8
What inspired this shot? The heat and wanting to capture the joy of the simple (or in this case the guilty) pleasures of life – playing under the hose… […]

Through the lens of our winner Craig

What camera did you use? Nikon D7000

What settings did you use? Manual, 1/13s, f3.8, iso1250 The inspiration for the shot was a shoot for the band  ‘Gud Fierce’

Did you edit this image, if so what did you do and with what program? Editing was Black and White conversion in LR3.

Where was […]

Through the lens of our winner Michelle

What camera did you use? My old Canon 400D, my first DSLR camera.
What settings did you use? ISO200 (poor old 400D didn’t handle high ISO very well), 24-105L lens at f/4, focal length of 28mm, and (I can’t believe my shutter speed!) 1/15sec.
What inspired this shot? I used to do quite a lot of self […]

NEW: Canon PowerShot G1 X

Just announced at the 2012 CES the new Canon G1 X. This is Canon’s top of the line compact camera in their whole line and its creative potential is second to none.
Setting the benchmark for low-noise/low-light shooting, creative control and picture quality in stills and video. Through the combination of the 1.5 type 14.3 megapixel […]

Through the lens of our winner Fang

What camera did you use? I am using the Olympus EP1

What settings did you use? I used an in-built art filter for this short to create a lomo effect around the frame
What inspired this shot? A friend and I wanted to do an alternative Christmas sometime before Christmas, so we decided to make a […]

Nikon D4 Unveiled

It has been a huge surprise to the whole photographic industry when Nikon, just earlier today, announced the Mack Daddy Nikon D4! Yet to find out the number one question on everyone’s lips, price, or when it hits Australian stores however here are a few pieces of photography insider gold to keep you entertained.

Just Announced – Nikon D4

The D4 is equipped with a new Nikon FX-format CMOS image sensor (imaging size of 36.0 × 23.9 mm) and EXPEED 3, the latest image-processing engine specifically optimised for DSLR cameras. With 16.2 million pixels and an ISO range from 50 – 204800 the D4 offers superior image quality under a broad range of lighting […]

Surf Life Saving Tests the Nikon AW100

Surf Life Saving Australia’s official photographer, Harvie Allison, took Nikon’s AW100 out to ride the wild surf – here are his top tips for sharp shooting on the high seas. H arvie Allison has been shooting Surf Life Saving for more than two decades and is well aware that sun, surf and sand […]

Through the lens of our winner Michael Falkiner

Last weeks theme in the Photo Friday competition was Signage which attracted this winning image by Michael Falkiner – read on for an insight into how he got the shot!

What camera did you use?
Nikon D3000 with VR 55-200mm lens
What settings did you use?
1/10s, f/5, ISO 400
What inspired this shot?
Just the setting (Sovereign Hill) […]

Neville Madsen – Community Photographer

Neville Madsen, News Photographer of the Year nominee and winner of the Best Regional and Community Photography award at the 2011 Walkleys, talks about photography and his winning image.