ANZANG 2009 results

The ANZANG Nature and Landscape Photographer of the Year awards were announced at tonight’s exhibition opening at the South Australian Museum. Head on over to the ANZANG site and check out the winners and runners-up! Ice reflections Laubeuf Fjord, Antarctica The above image was a Finalist and is featured in …

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Straightening photos

When critiquing images for my photography students, one of the details I often pick up on is when an image is tilted, even by a fraction of a degree. While most of them realise that it’s mainly a matter of practice (I’ve overheard comments in the classroom about “[expletive] landscape …

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My current compact camera

Actually, the draft title of this post was “My current pocket camera”, but these days that role is sometimes taken by my iPhone… Kele Okereke, Bloc Party Festival Hall, Melbourne G9, ISO 800 (A2_005003) Since early 2008 I’ve been using a Canon G9 as my “carry almost everywhere” camera. It’s …

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RAID is not enough

In an earlier article I wrote that: RAID is not backup. It’s just increasing the reliability of the storage device. It’s still just one copy of the data. If you delete or corrupt a file, that deletion or corruption is stored reliably. This is very true, but there are more …

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