Entries for the 2013 Harrison Art Show are now open.
Last year the inaugural Harrison Art Show was an extremely successful event with more than 200 guests over the two days and around 13 per cent of artworks sold. This year, we are building on last year’s success with extended opening hours and wider publicity.
Entries for this year’s event are [...]
Shane Rattenbury has announced a competition to take the best photo of a hot air balloon, while riding an ACTION bus. Any of our regular photographers keen?
“The passenger who takes the best photo of a hot air balloon while travelling on an ACTION bus will win a balloon ride for two with Balloon Aloft.
“To enter, [...]
[ 14 March, 2013 to 12 April, 2013. ]
Martyo has been sending us amazing photographs for some time now.
He’s just sent in the exciting news he’s putting on an exhibition:
Martin left traditional film photography 20 years ago – moved out of photo-
journalism into computing and the internet and never looked back. Then, a year ago, he submerged himself in the digital [...]
[ 3 March, 2013; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
Photowalk is a chance for any person no matter what age or ability to get together and have a lovely walk, get some fresh air and meet other photographically minded people. It is meant to be all inclusive whether you own a DSLR, a compact or just a phone-cam.
These walks happen once a quarter and [...]
[ 2 March, 2013; 6:00 pm; ]
This in from MartyO:
Drink and Click™ is simple: We meet at a bar to have a drink, talk about Photography/Social Media, laugh and have fun together. Then we move to another bar, take pictures in between… and repeat until the night is over!
more info – for http://drinkandclick.com/blog/
[ 3 March, 2013; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Word has gone out that the next Photowalk is aiming for sunset and the lake at night:
The next PHOTOWALK Canberra will be on SUNDAY 3rd March at 6pm – 8pm at Lake Burley Griffin. the next PHOTOWALK Canberra is on Sunday March 3rd 6pm-8pm. We will meet at Regatta Point near the Flag Pole [...]
A number of young women from the ACT have pulled together a photo exhibition as part of the Shout! Program which was organised by the Australian Women’s Coalition and DIAC –http://www.awcaus.org.au/ProjectsShout.aspx
The project has culminated in a photo exhibition about culturally and linguistically diverse women and their experiences of living in Canberra – and it will be displayed at a stall at the [...]
Michael has been a professional, fine art and journalistic photographer for more than thirty years. He is also a master printer and, with his wife Susanne, runs Photonet gallery and the new magnet gallery, both in Melbourne.
Opening 4:00pm Sunday, December 16th at Manning Clark House.
11 Tasmania Circle, Forrest.
To avoid disappointment please book by phoning [...]
Facebook has spawned an ACT stormchaser / photographers group:
Canberra seems to be missing a storm chasing / photography group on FB… So I thought I’d add one.
Hopefully we’ll be seeing a lot more over the coming months… pity its been so quiet here lately. QLD’s been getting hammered.
Basically, if you know of people [...]
Students from Kinder to year 12 are invited to take part in the Young Snappers Photography Competition as part of the Woden Valley Festival.
Bring your camera to The Carnival on Saturday 10 November at Eddison Park Woden, take lots of photos, and send your favourite one to firstname.lastname@example.org . Tell us why it’s your favourite [...]
I’m a student at the ANU school of art and I’m currently working on a project that involves taking photos of collectors and hobbyists posing alongside their collections.
I posted a thread of the same title a couple of weeks ago and had a great response, thank you to everyone that was so kind as to [...]
[ 27 October, 2012; 4:00 pm; ] Drink and Click ™ is simple. We meet to have a drink and talk about Photography and Social Media.
Hi, I’m a first year photography student at the ANU school of art and I’m currently working on a series of photographs featuring people with interesting or unusual collections or hobbies. If you or someone you know has an interest that I might find interesting, and wouldn’t mind having a few photos taken please contact [...]
PHOTOWALK Canberra was on Sunday 30th and we had a fabulous turnout (60+).
The next PHOTOWALK is in February and you can access all information about the next walk when it is updated on www.hwp.com.au/photowalk-canberra
To have a look at images from the PHOTOWALK we had on the 30th September at the Australian National Botanic Gardens please [...]
I am currently completing my honours year in the Photography & Media Arts department at the ANU School of Art. For my honours project I am exploring what masculinity is to men in 2012. I have chosen to focus on masculinity as I feel that it is an important and ever changing topic, which encompasses [...]
[ 30 September, 2012; 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] Great bush markets, Wee Jasper 30 September
Sometimes our fine city can look distinctly un-Canberra. By un-Canberra I refer to those moments when the freshly occupied becomes softened through use and time
[ 15 September, 2012 to 21 September, 2012. ] 50th ANNIVERSARY CONVENTION
AUSTRALIAN PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY
OPEN TO EVERYONE
From 15-21 September 2012 the Australian Photographic Society will hold its annual convention at the Southern Cross Club, Corinna Street, Phillip ACT. This year’s event is to celebrate their 50th anniversary and is open to everyone!
This event held over 7 days will include top Australian and overseas speakers, workshops [...]
[ 30 May, 2012 to 13 June, 2012. ]
This has come across my desk and seems worthwhile.
Putting on a Show at Honkytonks
Photography by Sophie Penkethman-Young, Matthew Roll and Janis Lejins
People Objects Fetish
May 30 – June 13
Opening 7pm, May 20
Three students from the ANU School of Art Photomedia department will combine their powers to adorn the walls of Garema Place Bar, Honkytonks.
So, the Lyneham servo finally closed it’s doors on the weekend.
The bike shop left months ago.
Soon the place will dug up and (presumably) the ground detoxed to make way for some more units … can’t be too many of these suburban servos left.
I remember the ones in Watson, Ainslie (& the mad [...]
On Saturday evening I went along with the family to a special members event at the Australian National Botanic Gardens (ANBG). The rainforest gully walk has been kitted out with low wattage LED lighting funded by the ‘Friends of the Botanic Gardens’ and Saturday night was the first time they were showing it off. There [...]
Hi there fellow Rioters,
I am hoping to obtain some recommendations for a high quality, professional photographer. I’m looking for someone to photograph the progress of the construction of a commercial building over an 18 month period (located in a suburb near the Canberra CBD).
Someone with building/real estate experience would be ideal.
[ 2 May, 2012 12:00 pm to 16 May, 2012 12:00 pm. ] The Australian National University (ANU) is holding a photography exhibition at The Theo Notaras Multicultural Centre that will showcase images that represent what Canberra means to its students. All photographic submissions that are in line with the theme will be accepted, with all photographs being shown on the exhibition website and on a slideshow during [...]
[ 6 October, 2011 to 23 October, 2011. ]
Geoff from Lushpup is one of the most talented photographers in Canberra (and very generous in sharing his work with us.
He’s sent in this note about an upcoming exhibition at M16 Artspace featuring new works by printmaker and artist Nicci Haynes and himself which has certainly got me intrigued:
Just a quick note to invite [...]
[ 16 September, 2011 to 1 October, 2011. ]
Belconnen photographer Chris Morrison has sent in this info on his upcoming exhibition:
In 2009, I planned a 92 day trip with my wife through 2 continents and 17 countries we had never been to before, to explore numerous unfamiliar landscapes, cities, languages and cultures. We spent 10 months on and off planning the big [...]
I was surprised to discover the other day that there are no freight trains to Canberra any more, and there apparently hasn’t been since 2009. Being a bit of a photography buff I wanted to photograph some trains in action. Apparently there are only passenger trains and the occasional tourist train.
Apart from some rolling stock [...]
This in from the Belconnen Community Centre:
Would you consider donating your unused (but still working) 35mm film camera to Belconnen Community Service for use in a Community Cultural Development project with children in West Belconnen?
SNAP is a film photography project that will begin in term 3, 2011. Award winning photographer, Lee Grant will work [...]
[ 2 June, 2011 to 29 June, 2011. ] The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Australia in association with Libraries ACT will be presenting the “Retracing our steps” Photography Exhibition and the Taiwan rare stamps Exhibition during 2nd – 29th June, 2011, at Civic Library, Canberra City.
The “Retracing our steps” Photo Exhibition features the history of the development of the Republic of [...]
Simon Corbell has announced the release of a shiny lovely book of pictures of Namadgi National Park which is, by all accounts, stunning.
The ACT Government provided a $15,000 Environment Grant to assist with the cost of producing Namadgi: A National Park for the National Capital.
“The Environment Grants support initiatives that engage and inform the community, [...]
The photos of turning leaves have been coming in thick and fast. The one above is by Damien.
We’ve also had this from Owen:
And from Brian:
And this from Pommy Bastard:
For the full set here’s a slideshow:
Keep snapping and send them in to email@example.com .
I know quite a lot of you have been gagging for another photo theme to try for.
So for the next week we’ll be after photographs of butterflies around Canberra (they seem to be having a good season).
If you see someone with a camera cursing at the vagaries of the little buggers go up and say [...]
The Sydney Morning Herald has a worrying story on illegal over-reach by the security surrounding the new ASIO building in Campbell.
STUDENTS filming near the controversial new headquarters of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation prompted a late-night police check.
Three media students who were filming a nearby tourist site in Canberra, Blundell’s Cottage, were challenged by two [...]