Posts Tagged ‘AIPP’

Is There Any Value In Formal Photography Education?

Posted by Robert Edwards on May 28, 2018 in Blog |

The traditional path to professional photography started with a formal education at a brick and mortar college. Students could assist photographers during or after graduation for hands on practical experience before establishing their own businesses. Now, just as with photography itself, education has been disrupted by technology. Potential pro photographers can learn online through random […]

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Photography Portfolio Ethics

Posted by Robert Edwards on April 28, 2018 in Blog |

There are many aspects to finding a photographer. These may include, experience, location, availability, price and personality. Part of evaluating whether any creative is a good fit for your job involves looking at a portfolio of their work. But what if the work you’re presented with isn’t their own? Stock Photos Many businesses use stock […]

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Honorary Fellow of the Australian Institute of Professional Photography

Posted by Robert Edwards on August 31, 2016 in Blog |

Tonight I was delighted to be awarded the designation of Honorary Fellow of the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (Hon.FAIPP): “This title is awarded to recognition of outstanding and long service to the photographic industry. It is usually awarded at the completion of a large project or a long period of service time. It is […]

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Professional Photographer

Posted by Robert Edwards on October 20, 2015 in Blog |

Finding a professional photographer for your next job has just become a lot easier. The Australian Government recently recognised what it means to be a “Professional Photographer”. Through the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP) nows has a certified symbol, the Accredited Professional Photographer. Similar to accountants and […]

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Photographic Guidelines 10th Anniversary

Posted by Robert Edwards on January 10, 2014 in Blog |

The Australian Photographic Digital Imaging Guidelines (APDIG) will celebrate its 10th anniversary this year. Independently published by a group of like-minded Australian professional photographers seeking a common standard APDIG was a world first for such guidelines. Initially under the umbrella of the Society of Australian Commercial & Media Photographers APDIG broadened to include the Australian […]

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Happy 50th Birthday AIPP

Posted by Robert Edwards on September 16, 2013 in Blog |

The Australian Institute of Professional Photography celebrates 50 years tonight. Along with the dinner the milestone saw an exhibition, and the publication of ‘A History of Professional Photography in Australia’ by Paul Curtis. Happy Birthday AIPP, its members, staff, sponsors and all those who have been involved in the institute over the past half century.

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Photography Standards: ISO Technical Committee 42

Posted by Robert Edwards on February 27, 2013 in Blog |

In March I was invited to join an ISO meeting on photographic standards. Convened by Standards Australia who is this country’s representative for ISO, attendees included key stakeholders from the photographic industry: manufacturers, distributors, government, consumers, technicians, scientists, and the end users – us photographers. The outcome is that Australia now has a Mirror Committee […]

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Nachtwey – humbling

Posted by Robert Edwards on August 31, 2012 in Blog |

In a rare opportunity I was privileged to hear James Nachtwey speak about changes made possible to people’s lives through his powerful images. Far more than a documentary photographer Nachtwey is a great humanitarian. If you ever have the chance to see this man speak in person – as 400 people did at the AIPP […]

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PMA Australia – The Digital Show

Posted by Robert Edwards on May 17, 2012 in Blog |

PMA Australia have branded this year’s show The Digital Show to extend coverage beyond photography and video. The show is on from 25-27 May 2012 at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre. Save $20 and book online to get free entry. A highlight at every show is the Canon AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards. See the best professional […]

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The Nikon AIPP Event 2012

Posted by Robert Edwards on April 21, 2012 in Blog |

The Nikon AIPP Event is your only chance to experience the best speakers and workshops this year. Mix with legendary figures like James Natchwey, Vincent Laforet, Steve Parish, David Oliver, Mike Langford, Peter Eastway, Tim Bauer, Mark Galer, Dr Les Walkling, and many more. Learn, be inspired, relax and socialise with peers in the NSW […]

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