photography

Lumix LX100 MII Review: The customisable compact

September 14, 2019

A Great All-Rounder of enthusiast compact photography, the Lumix LX100 II was released in October 2018, which means it’s now been on the market for nearly a year. It’s an effective compact option for anyone who enjoys having full control over their exposure or shooting in RAW, but doesn’t want to mess around with interchangeable […]

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Panasonic Lumix G9 Review: I Loved It So Much That I Bought One

August 6, 2019

The Lumix G9 and I were first introduced at its Australian launch in Sydney in November 2017, where it was presented as a wildlife or sports photographer’s dream – super-fast shooting speeds, wild autofocus speed and a rugged weatherproof design. I’m a humble wedding and portrait photographer living in a semi-tropical Australian city, but I […]

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Sydney Film Festival Review: Martha: A Picture Story is a sharp look at her many pictures of you

June 12, 2019

They say if you do something you love, you’ll never work a day in your life. American photographer, Martha Cooper fits this to a tee. She has had a long and storied career capturing some fine images of urban landscapes, and changing towns and communities. Martha: A Picture Story is like a love letter to […]

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Tech Review: No Frills Photography with Canon’s EOS 1500D

May 18, 2018

Canon’s new entry-level D-SLR offering is the very definition of “no frills”, keeping very simple functionality while still offering the intuitive handling you’d expect from Canon’s years of refining their camera bodies. The EOS 1500D, known as the Rebel T7 in the US, was released alongside the 3000D earlier this year, and it’s hard to […]

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Review: Photographing a weekend away with the new Huawei P10 Plus’s dual 20MP/12MP f/1.8 Leica cameras

June 22, 2017

You soon realise this is not a camera that sits in a shadow of its smartphone body, but instead a refreshing and impressive collaboration with Leica to form the hero of the Huawei P10 Plus. Thanks to the dual cameras on the back (20 megapixel black and white lens and a 12 megapixel color Leica […]

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Tech Review: Panasonic Lumix GH5 is the Little Mirrorless Camera that Could

June 16, 2017

I got to know Panasonic’s brand new flagship mirrorless camera for two weeks. At first we eyed each other dubiously — a full-frame freak and a mirrorless crop? How could we ever get along? But as we got to know each other, I fell more and more in love with its ease of use, its […]

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Matthew Vasilescu: An Eye for the Camera

February 19, 2017

Sitting on a beautiful outdoor terrace in Alexandria at the back of Sun Studios, I had the opportunity to meet up with seasoned professional photographer Matthew Vasilescu, who also happens to be an aspiring film director. In a midst of bright greenery and sunlight, we talked about his long-running immersion, passion and sacrifice that he […]

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Getting to know the Lisa Wilkinson behind the camera

October 29, 2016

We all know Lisa Wilkinson as co-host of the Today show on Channel 9, but now we are about to see her work as she steps behind the camera. In her first photographic exhibition, Wilkinson celebrates Australian women with 10 powerful portraits of those who have both inspired her and influenced modern Australia. The series includes Asher Keddie, Deborah-Lee Furness, Dame […]

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Ilan Wittenberg’s Bare Truth featured as part of Head On Photo Festival

April 28, 2016

2015 Auckland photographer of the year Ilan Wittenberg will present his latest portfolio Bare Truth as part of this year’s Head On Photo Festival, exhibiting his work in Sydney in late May. Photographed over a year, Wittenberg’s pieces feature striking monochrome portraits of a diverse selection of New Zealand men, all stripped to the waist. The men are made […]

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