Nov 082017
 

Nikon Digital SLR D850

Nikon have outdone themselves with the release of their latest SLR camera, the D850. It has an impressive 45.7 effective megapixels, which allow the photographer to capture incredible images and produce 8K UHD time-lapse movies. TheD850 has superior agility, that will keep up with the demands of photographers around the world. These include continuous shooting functions at 7FPS or 9FPS, a 153-point autofocus system, a revolutionary shutter and mirror drive system that helps with the stability of the composition. The D850 is, quite literally, a game-changer!

Features List:

  • 45.7MP new FX-format BSI CMOS sensor
  • 7fps up to 9fps continuous shooting
  • Class leading 0.75x large optical viewfinder
  • Powerful 153-point AF system
  • ISO range of 64 to 25600
  • Full-frame 4K UHD video
  • Silent mode shooting
  • Tilting 3.2” LCD with touch-screen

 

For full details of the D850, please click HERE

Oct 162017
 

australian photographyI have been a feature writer for ‘Australian Photography Magazine’ for the last 11 years and also a writer for their online newsletter for quite a number of years. It is Australia’s highest-selling photography magazine and can be purchased via subscription or in most newsagents. Australian Photography Magazine has been going close on 50 years, a true sign of its credibility in the photographic community.

‘Australian Photography Magazine’ also release a weekly online newsletter. If you haven’t already subscribed, I highly recommend it. Each week, the newsletter is full of photographic and image-processing tips and techniques, details about photo exhibitions and competitions, features on different pro photographers, image critique and lots more.

You can view the online newsletter HERE:

Alternatively, you can sign up for their free weekly newsletter, by following the prompt on the home page.

Oct 092017
 

On Monday the 13th of November 2017, I will be Guest Speaker at the Noosa Photo Club. My presentation will be based around my overseas WildNature Photo Expeditions, including Antarctica, the Arctic (Svalbard), the Sub-Antarctic, the Russian Far East and Africa. This presentation will feature lots of photographic tips and techniques on how to get the best possible travel images, some funny anecdotes and lots of mages, of course!

Visitors are more than welcome and I hope to see you there!

For more details, please click HERE

Oct 012017
 

TNC 2017 Photo CompFor the third year in a row, I’m pleased to announce that I am Ambassador for ‘The Nature Conservancy Australia Photo Competition’, as well as a judge for the wildlife section.

The great news is that the 2018 competition is now open and there are over $7,500 of prizes. You can enter HERE

Time to get out there with your cameras and start shooting!

Below are a couple of tips to help your chances in doing well in the competition:

  1. Don’t copy last year’s winners. Judges such as myself are looking for new, fresh images, not copies of previous winners.
  2. Try taking the same shot but from different angles. Zoom in, zoom out, shoot in portrait format, then in landscape format. One of the shots will generally be the one that ‘works’, so enter that shot.
  3. Put in lots of entries! The more you enter, the more chances you have of winning. Try entering into different categories, too.
  4. Make sure you read the rules! So often, great images are disqualified simply due to photographers entering images that are invalid.