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Senate inquiry submission recommends proceeding with the expansion of demand driven higher education funding

The Government’s higher education reform package is facing defeat in the Senate, largely due to proposed cuts to tuition subsides and fee …

Higher Education

Manual for iOS gives photographers DSLR-style control in a well-designed app

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>The default camera app on iOS 8 is basic by design and it works for most people. But if you’re a serious photographer who …

Microsoft’s New App Strategy: Turning Google Into A Dumb Pipe

Microsoft doesn’t just want its hands on every operating system. It also wants eyes in every cloud.<p>If you had made a list a couple of years ago of all the things you’d never expect Microsoft to do, it might have included a number of items.<p>Full-blown Office for iOS and Android? Sounds unlikely. Free …

How to Become Familiar With Your Camera and Never Miss a Shot

It doesn't matter whether you are shooting with a Canon, Nikon or Hasselblad, your camera should be a part of you. You need to know your camera …

My Workflow: How to Stay Sane While Working as a Music Photographer on Tour

My workflow is the most important part of being a productive and successful music photographer. Other photographers rarely ask about it, but I feel …

15 Most Inspiring TED Talks on Photography

<b>TED</b> is a wonderful platform, a non-profit devoted organisation to spread some amazing ideas all over. Concerning mainly on three platforms …

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Robert Capa In Love and War – Greatest Documentary about War Photographer

If your pictures aren’t good enough, you aren’t close enough. <i>– Robert Capa</i><p><b>Robert Capa</b> (October 22, 1913 – May 25, 1954) was a Hungarian war …

Street Photography

George Eastman House Releases Insightful Series on Photographic Processes

For many of us who have been photographers for a decade plus, we learned about the history of photography either through tattered books from the …

The touching hug photo from Ferguson protests is a blatant lie

The camera is a superb liar. It only shows one moment, and has no obligation to explain the bigger picture behind it. The selective use of photographs can therefore replace truth with whatever visual detail we choose to fix on. Horror or schmaltz, the effect is the same, to simplify reality and …

Mapping Australian higher education, 2014-15

<i>This report has been updated with new stats and information on 11 February 2015.</i><p>This report is the third in an annual Grattan series that puts key …

Higher Education

Video: Joel Meyerowitz on Visual Storytelling - Interview with Joel Meyerowitz | LensCulture

Master photographer Joel Meyerowitz offers a few pearls of wisdom on how to make photographs that are more than mere copies of reality, that transcend to something ephemeral, moving, magnetic:<p>“When you put the frame up to your eye, the world continues outside the frame. So what you put in and what …

Street Photography

The Ultimate Guide to Understanding Composition

With all of the gorgeous new gadgetry coming out this season, it’s easy to get caught up in the shiny, techy part of photography. (New Nikon D810, …

Landscape Photography

Understanding ISO: A Simple Explanation of How ISO Works and Why Increasing It Creates Noise

Ever wondered what’s actually going on inside your camera when you take your ISO from 400, to 800, to`1,600 and so on? If you’d like to find out, …

Pico is a Tiny Time-Lapse Trigger That Boils Everything Down to a Single Button

There are more time-lapse triggers out there than I can count on my hands and toes, but there’s no doubt that there are few, if any, as simple as …

Photo Voice – Sensory Photography.

Taken from www.photovoice.org<p>Why would blind and visually impaired people want to take photographs?<p><b>1. Because they want to.</b><br>Photography is fun, …

The Top 10 Things Photographers Wish They Learned in Photo School

Hindsight is always 20/20 – which is why if you’re a photography student or about to launch your photo business, you should turn to those who have …

Another November - Photographs and text by Laura Stevens | LensCulture

<b>Grant Winner</b> <i>This project was awarded a special cash grant by juror Olivier Laurent. Each of the five jury members selected one photographer from the Top 50 Emerging Talents to be awarded special distinction with a cash grant.</i><p>Following the ending of a significant relationship in my life, an undoing …

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Video: Successful Photographers Reveal Their Biggest Fears and Offer Advice

Elizabeth Gilbert — the author best known for her bestselling memoir <i>Eat, Pray, Love</i> — once wrote that fear and creativity are conjoined twins. In …

Advice for Aspiring Photographers from Chase Jarvis

Tamara Lackey recently sat down with Chase Jarvis to talk about how he became a successful photographer. Chase offers a lot of really good high-level …

3 Steps to Better Interior Photography

With any good photography, you need to decide beforehand what the purpose is of the image that you are about to make. Is the picture intended to show …

Landscape Photography

Matthew Jordan Smith Shares the Setup and Story Behind His Timeless Portrait of Tyra Banks

Los Angeles-based photographer Matthew Jordan Smith has long been photographing some of the best known celebrities. In this video, Smith retells the …

The beat of Ashura in Iran - in pictures

Shiites take to the streets during the holy month of Muharram to commemorate the death of the third Imam, Hussein, slain along with 72 of his comrades in a battle against the army of the seventh-century caliph Yazid. The large drums, or <i>tabl</i>, were used in battle to alert the public, disorient the …

Mobile Photo Experts Will Gather For San Francisco Meetup

Every smartphone on the planet has a camera, sometimes more than one. And for every smartphone camera, there are – it would seem – a bazillion apps you can use to shoot, edit, store and share photos as well as fashion them into albums, books, postcards, cookies, you name it.<p>The folks that actually …

Par Docks - Associate Distinction Award - Royal Photographic Society

Project info<p>This panel of photographs was the culmination of a project that resulted in an Associate Distinction being awarded by the Royal Photographic Society. I spent time photographing at the docks and abandonded clay pits in Central Cornwall.<p>For many years, china clay from the hills above St …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Little Planet Time-Lapse Shows 24 Hours of Planes Bustling Around Dubai Airport

Dubai 360, a website that will soon allow you to explore the city of Dubai using 4K interactive 360º views, has released the first teaser of what’s …

To see as a photographer sees: Mikhael Subotzky at TEDxStellenbosch