Happy 50th Birthday AIPP

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.

Photography Standards: ISO Technical Committee 42

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 … Read more

Nachtwey – humbling

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 … Read more

PMA Australia – The Digital Show

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 … Read more

The Nikon AIPP Event 2012

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 … Read more

The AIPP At Work – AIPP President’s Report

IBISworld You will often see references to the IBISWorld Industry Report Q9523 on Professional Photography in Australia. The Working Pro recently did analysis of the report. The IBISWorld publication was the first extensive report into our profession to review past practice and forecast where we may be in 2016/17. That report is one pillar the AIPP … Read more

National Indigenous Photo-Media Forum

As National President of the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP) Robert Edwards will be speaking at the National Indigenous Photo-Media Forum on the future of the photographic industry. When: Wednesday 8 – Friday 10 February 2012 Where: ACMI at Federation Square, Melbourne The Forum will present emerging and established Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander … Read more

PMA Australia this weekend

The PMA Australia 2011 Imaging & Entertainment Expo is on this weekend at Darling Harbour in Sydney. The Australian Institute of Professional Photography will be judging the Canon AIPP Professional Photographer of the Year. Judging is open to the public. Book your ticket online here for free entry or pay $20 entry at the door. … Read more

dpBestflow seminar

Richard Anderson is presenting two sessions on photo archiving and workflow at the Nikon AIPP Event in Australia during October. Richard is project leader of dpBestflow and co-author of Digital Photography Best Practices and Workflow Handbook.

Photographers Protest Rally in Sydney

Australian photographers are fed up with bureaucracy stifling their craft and profession through permits and fees. Photographers from around Australia are staging a protest rally near Campbell Cove, Sydney Harbour on Sunday 29th August, 2010 from 10.00am to Noon. Bring your camera and tripod and hear from photographers like Ken Duncan from Arts Freedom Australia. … Read more