Ernst Haas Brings Color to the World of Photography

By | August 29th, 2016|People, Uncategorized|

Often associated with advertisements, commerce and amateur photos, colour photography wasn’t considered appropriate for “fine art” in the 1950’s.  As photographer Walker Evans once put it, “colour photography is vulgar.” But at a time when colour photography was seen as inferior for serious photographers, Ernst Haas was paving new ground. Haas, who passed away in [...]

Thanks for celebrating World Photo Day 2016 with us!

By | August 26th, 2016|News|

With our gallery closing today, World Photo Day is over for another year. Thanks for celebrating photography with us this August. What an incredible week it has been! This year, World Photo Day celebrated its biggest year yet with 2,850 photographs uploaded to our global gallery. This is 2.7 times the number of submissions in 2015. [...]

Photography Hall of Fame Revealed! Get to Know Documentary Filmmaker, Ken Burns

By | August 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|

  In honour of the International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum’s  (IPHF) 50th anniversary, the IPHF announced the 2016 class of Photography Hall of Fame inductees – including the documentary filmmaker, Ken Burns – on World Photo Day, Aug. 19. Most well-known for his work with PBS, Ken Burns has been making documentary films [...]

The International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum Announces 2016 Inductees on World Photo Day

By | August 19th, 2016|Photography|

The International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum’s (IPHF) – based in the United States – just announced its 2016 Photography Hall of Fame inductees, including world-renowned photographers, a photojournalist, digital photography innovators and a documentary filmmaker. Ken Burns, documentary filmmaker Ernst Haas, 20th century professional photographer Steve Jobs, former Apple Inc. chairman and CEO [...]

Sandisk Australia Celebrates World Photo Day with an Australian outback Adventure

By | August 15th, 2016|Competitions|

To celebrate World Photo Day 2016, Sandisk Australia are running a promotion giving photographers an opportunity to win a trip to the Australian outback where they will spend a day with world-famous photographer Sean Scott! Sandisk Austalia are giving you and a friend the chance to learn how to fly a drone, explore the beautiful Northern Territory and take [...]

4 Must-See Books to Inspire You on World Photo Day

By | August 11th, 2016|Photography|

Photography has opened up the doors to discover new things and to explore amazing places far away. Discover the world this World Photo Day with our friends at ACC Publishing and see through the lens of others in these four inspiring photo books. To celebrate photography, ACC Publishing is offering a 35% discount on these photo [...]

This is the gear Getty Images and Canon have at Rio 2016

By | August 6th, 2016|Photography|

The Olympics is a huge event for photographers and the gear they carry to communicate the games through photography is incredible. The image above was shared by Getty Images Director of Sports Events, Michael Heiman and shows a glimpse of the photographic gear that's at the Rio Olympic Games at the moment. Getty Images has run [...]

5 Ideas to Celebrate World Photo Day in August

By | August 2nd, 2016|Fun|

August 19th is World Photo Day, a day for photographers across the planet to celebrate their passion for photography. Sounds great! But what do you do on World Photo Day? Whether you take photos with a DSLR, your phone or anything in between, World Photo Day is bringing together photographers at every level to share [...]