TweetCanon has just announced its new EOS-1D X flagship professional digital SLR camera. This new camera supersedes the APS-H sensor size EOS-1D Mark IV and the full-frame 35mm EOS-1Ds Mark III. For having used the 1D X, I can say that this new camera is sure to be a big hit among professional photographers who [...]
TweetPhotographer and video game producer/designer Jim Simmons presents Ignoring Content, his first New Zealand photography exhibition, at Photospace Gallery. Jim's stunning large format prints as well as his unique stereoscopic (3D) print viewer will be showcased from Friday 7 October through Saturday 22 October. Jim Simmons studied photography with Ben Lifson and experimental animation with [...]
TweetFine Art Wellington photographer Kelsi Doscher presents 'Internal Landscapes', a photo exhibition opening at 5.30pm today, at Thistle Hall, on Cuba Street. Taken on 120 film using a Holga camera, 'Internal Landscapes' visually represents the blending of internal and external space, while exploring the beauty of natural and manmade landscapes in New Zealand. On her [...]
TweetThe New Zealand screen industry comprises hundreds of artists working collectively to create some of the most-recognised films in the world. For the first time, the 'Unscripted' exhibition will bring these brilliant talents into the spotlight to present their inspirational visions, talents and skills as artists, in mediums ranging from illustration, jewellery, costume design, photography, [...]
TweetFor those in Wellington (NZ), please visit the New Zealand Art Show, a 3 day visual extravaganza showcasing thousands of artworks by hundreds of NZ artists. I will be presenting a series of limited edition photos. I was selected as one of the 11 finalists for the Signature Piece Art Award. The photograph selected for [...]
Tweet f11 is a brand new and FREE online magazine. The magazine is primarily intended for Australian and New Zealand readership, but accepts subscribers from any country. It is aimed directly at professional and enthusiast photographers, people working with images and collectors of photography. Accordingly, f11 will not carry consumer content such as reader photo [...]
Tweet If you're visiting New Zealand, make sure to check out my upcoming travel photography exhibition Boarding Pass, May 20-31 2011, at the Taupo Museum. 'Boarding Pass' is visual meandering, from Rwanda, to Scandinavia, India, New Caledonia, Mali, Laos, Kenya and other locales.
Tweet A group of incredibly talented artists and friends from Weta Digital and Weta Workshop are using their creative talent to support the relief efforts in Japan, by releasing a (very) limited edition series of fine art prints, with all proceeds from their sale to be donated to the earthquake and tsunami relief efforts in [...]
TweetThe winner of the Lonely Planet’s Guide To Travel Photography book giveaway is Heidi Gelders of Antwerpen, Belgium. Bravo Heidi and thank you for subscribing to the newsletter. Visit again soon for more photography giveaways and new images!
TweetChristmas was almost a month ago, but the spirit of giving is still in the air! Here is a chance to improve your photography skills and learn from Australian travel photographer Richard I'Anson. To win a copy of his book 'Lonely Planet's Guide To Travel Photography', simply subscribe to the newsletter. Those who subscribed last [...]
TweetThe lucky winner of the Love Is Blind iPad giveaway is B. Wall from Wellington, New Zealand. To everyone who purchased fine art prints from www.loveisblind.co.nz, in support of the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind, THANK YOU! I hope you enjoyed receiving your prints. The collected funds will be donated to the RNZFB. [...]
TweetThere are less than 48 hours for the unique opportunity to acquire exhibition-quality fine art prints, at a special price, from the Love Is Blind website. Twenty seven stunning travel and wildlife photographs are available as wide format prints, with all proceeds donated to the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind. The Love Is [...]
TweetI'm excited to announce that we’re one of the 27 launch partners in PhotoShelter’s new Print Vendor Network. This system enables photographers to sell prints via their website while assigning order fulfillment to us. New Zealand photographers aiming to sell prints of their work via their website and anyone requiring very high quality prints of [...]
TweetThe winner of the photography book 'Brian Brake Lens On The World' is Jane O'Callaghan, of Wellington, New Zealand. You can read more about the book here, attend the exhibition of Brian Brake's photographs at Te Papa Tongarewa – the Museum of New Zealand – view short films by Brian Brake or order a copy [...]
Tweet As a photographer and fervent traveler, I've always sought adventure and discovery. In many of the forgotten regions I visited over the years, the sense of sight isn't as pervasive as one might expect. Witnessing this firsthand made me realize how much I relied on my senses to create photographs that resonate with viewers. [...]
TweetFree as in air! Register here to win a copy of this amazing photo book: Brian Brake, Lens On The World. Brian Brake is New Zealand's best-known photographer. He joined the prestigious Magnum agency in 1955. Comprised of more than 300 superb photographic reproductions and six all-new essays, this book gives the reader new insights [...]
TweetThe internet giant Google wants to speed up the internet and proposes a the new, lighter image format for the web (WebP) as an alternative to the ubiquitous JPEG. WebP is based on the VP8 video codec and while the file compression technology at the heart of the new file format is of a lossy [...]
TweetTake a behind-the-scene look at how Canon's beautiful PIXMA printers ad was shot. It features Linden Gledhill's 'Water Figures', video shot at 5000 frames per second and a massive, powerful lighting rig. More info here.
TweetThe 33rd Nikon Photo Contest International is an international photo contest designed to provide an opportunity for photographers of all skill levels around the world to communicate and contribute to photographic culture. In recent years, the contest has been held every other year. The Nikon Photo Contest International has an impressive history of almost 40 [...]
TweetThe 22nd 'Visa Pour L'image' international festival of photojournalism opens its doors today in Perpignan (France). If the participation of photographers such as Steve Mc Curry, David Burnett, Paolo Pellegrin in Visa's previous editions is anything to go by, this year's festival is guaranteed to showcase some of the most compelling photojournalistic work in the world. A few [...]
Tweet Professional photographers, please ready your wallets. Canon has just announced a plethora of new optics: the world's widest fisheye zoom lens (EF 8-15mm f/4L Fisheye USM), a new telephoto zoom lens (EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM), two super telephoto lenses (EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM and EF 400mm f/2.8L IS II USM) and two [...]
TweetOn August 3, 2010, Radio New Zealand aired an interview about my trip to Kenya, Mali and Rwanda with producer Sonia Yee on her 'Asian Report' program. You can listen to the interview here.
Tweet Can Canon lay the ghosts of the 1D Mark III to rest? The EOS-1D Mark IV is the latest incarnation of Canon’s EOS-1 series of digital SLRs, used by legions of professional photographers worldwide. This new camera incorporates HD video-recording and an incredible 50 to 102400 ISO range. But it’s the Mark IV’s fully redesigned auto [...]
TweetThe April/May 2010 issue of New Zealand’s D-Photo magazine features an article and photos from my recent trip to Kenya, Mali and Rwanda.