Large format fine art images of Australia to hang on your wall of your home or office, Photographic tours and workshops that inspire and educate or just a series of beautiful images of the world we live in to make you feel good.
All levels of photographer will benefit from one of my photographic tours or Photography Workshops, see and photograph Bhutan, Cambodia, Greenland and Iceland, Japan or Tasmania. For the latest Photography Workshops click here.
I have now moved next door from my old premises where I was based for 13 years. I am now at level 1, 64 High St, Fremantle. I am here Tue – Thurs, 12 noon to 5pm.
Stock Clearance Sale
After 13 years on High St in Fremantle I have moved next door to a smaller cosier space. I still have a few great pieces of excess gallery stock on super special Click HERE>> to see what’s available.
Camera Insurance, like all insurance is pretty uninspiring stuff and if you are like most people, it’s not something you want to think too much about. You pay your money and the job is done, right? Until you find out you are actually not insured, which always happens at the worst possible moment.
Are you really insured?
I have been insuring all my camera gear with WFI (Westfarmers Federated Insurance) for about 14 years now, in fact they have all my insurance. This included my Gallery insurance for fire, theft and damage, Public liability and workers compensation. They also insure my car, my house and contents. It all adds up to rather a substantial amount of money each year, just my camera gear alone comes in at around $2,900 per year and has been over $4,000 per year at the peak of my gear addiction…
Continuing on from the Previous Post… Around about the same time I was struggling up mountains in the Icelandic Highlands with my crazy heavy camera bag full of the Phase One XF camera, IQ3-100 digital back, lenses, tripods and other ancillary items, Phase One released their third firmware upgrade for the XF camera and IQ3 series backs. Which amongst other features included the activation of a full electronic shutter in the IQ3 digital backs. Meaning the Digital Back could be used on a technical camera without the limitations of the clockwork mechanical shutters in technical camera lenses (shutter speeds of just 1 sec – 1/500 sec in full stop intervals).
After such an awesome 9 day tour through the North West corner of Tasmania earlier this year how could we not do it all again? Dates, details and costs are all now up for my Tasmania tour for 2019 with Paul Hoelen. I think the only problem with this years tour was that it wasn’t long enough, so we have extended the whole trip by three days, next years trip is 12 full days. You can read all the details on my Tasmania Tour page.
Camera Electronic’s Perth Photolive Expo is happening again in Perth this Saturday. This is the 4th Photolive Expo for Perth, and if last year is anything to go by it will be huge. It’s all happening on Saturday 28th July at the Novotel Langley Hotel in the Perth CBD from 9am – 5pm.
Toys, talks, walks and workshops…
Photolive is like a wonderland of toys for photographers, with stands from just about everything photographic, where you can play with all the latest gear, talk directly to the manufacturing reps and grab some once a year huge discounts.
There are inspiring half hour talks from some of the photo industry’s great photographers that are $16 presale ($25 on the day), photowalks around town to test and try some of the latest gear (free with entry ticket), and super condensed jam packed 2 hour workshops from leading professional photographers that are $75 pre sale ($95 on the day subject to availability).
Last year at Photolive I ran a 2 hour print workshop that was a sellout success, 3 days of intensive digital printing workflow in 2 hours! But it’s ok, as I provide comprehensive notes to take home so everyone could remember it all.
This year I am doing it all again, but with more toys. I will have a Canon Prograf Pro-1000 printer and an Epson P800 printer to run demos on, as well as Eizo and the new and exciting BenQ graphics monitors to show you a slick colour management workflow. I am also hitting the guys at Camera Electronic up for some beautiful Hahnemuhle art papers to really show what these amazing printers can do beyond the usual RC paper photo prints.
Booking and availability
I believe there are still a couple of places left on this workshop a well as places on the other great workshops and talks, so visit photoliveexpo.com.au to book, or call the crew at Camera Electronic (08) 9328 4405.
Back in April and May of 2017 (last year as I write now) I wrote about my experiences researching the two new 100mp offerings from Phase One and Hasselblad, the Phase One XF camera with IQ3-100 digital back and the Hasselblad H6D-100… and how I chose which one to buy to upgrade from my ageing Hasselblad H4D-60. To summarise the results of that research, I chose the the Phase One XF and IQ3-100, for details of the process you can read about it HERE>>