Posts Tagged ‘Photography’

Digitising Photos with Your Camera

Posted by Robert Edwards on May 28, 2017 in Blog |

Everyone has a cache of photos, slides and negatives tucked away somewhere. They might be your images, family photos from your parents, or a film archive from your company. They all hold great value whether personal, sentimental or a business asset. It can seem like a huge responsibility: What are you going to do with […]

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How Much Does Commercial Photography Cost?

Posted by Robert Edwards on March 28, 2017 in Blog |

Ask three commercial photographers to quote on the same job and you could receive three different prices. Why is that? Commercial Photography typically isn’t a la carte where you pick a package. Instead services are custom priced for your individual and unique requirements. This can be frustrating for clients looking to commission photography for their first […]

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Prints Will Last Longer Than JPEG

Posted by Robert Edwards on February 28, 2017 in Blog |

Chances are images that you make today won’t last as long as those made by your parents. That’s because our parents used technology that hadn’t changed much in 150 years. As recently as 15 years ago taking photos typically resulted in a handful of 4×6 inch “postcard” prints. They were put in a photo album […]

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Confidence of Film – Strength of Digital

Posted by Robert Edwards on January 28, 2017 in Blog |

Confidence of Film When I began in commercial and corporate photography we photographed on transparency (slide) film. It was unforgiving with little latitude for error. Photographers seemed to perform magic, capturing an invisible image inside their camera, confident they had created what the client needed. There was no way of seeing if you had the shot […]

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Paid NOT To Photograph!

Posted by Robert Edwards on November 28, 2016 in Blog |

Like any profession photography has many aspects besides the actual service itself. Areas that don’t involve making photos and things the client doesn’t (need to) care about. It’s those essential areas that make it a profession and require far more time than the craft of photography. These can include: Client Relationship Management Strategic Planning Marketing […]

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Storing Images – Best Practice

Posted by Robert Edwards on October 28, 2016 in Blog |

Photography storage and archiving can quickly become daunting, regardless of whether you’re a professional photographer or not. It doesn’t take too long to be inundated with hundreds of images and before you know it there are tens of thousands of them! Personally I’m managing over 400 000 images. Keep It Simple To make a storage […]

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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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Virtual Tour of Garvan $10M Genome Sequencing Laboratory

Posted by Robert Edwards on July 27, 2016 in Blog |

The goal of The Garvan Institute of Medical Research is to prevent, treat or cure cancer, diabetes, obesity, neurological diseases, osteoporosis and immunological diseases. This week it was announced they will offer Australians suffering a genetic condition faster diagnosis through genome screening. Garvan is only the second place in the world to do so. The US$10 […]

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Henry Talbot 1960s Fashion Photographer

Posted by Robert Edwards on June 28, 2016 in Blog |

Henry Talbot: 1960s Fashion Photographer is on at The National Gallery of Victoria until 21 August 2016. Together with Helmut Newton he was an indispensable part of bringing a new chic and sophistication to Australian fashion photography. Henry’s fashion images show models outside of the studio, on location on the streets of Melbourne, at race courses, even […]

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Help My Photos Are Lost !

Posted by Robert Edwards on May 28, 2016 in Blog |

TL;DR: As soon as you know images are missing stop using the memory card and only let a data recovery expert touch it. *What do you do when you discover your photos have suddenly disappeared? Don’t Panic! First thing is to STOP USING THE DEVICE from where the photos have been lost. If it’s your camera – […]

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