Camera House looks to increased market share

May 18, 2018

‘No one is smashing it out of the ballpark at the moment,’ new Camera House general manager Paul Rogers observed this week about Camera House stores and photo specialty retailing in general. Paul (pictured right) has just completed his first … Continue reading


Olympus opens ‘experience centre’ in Sydney

May 17, 2018

Olympus has opened an Olympus Live ‘experience centre’ in its premises at Macquarie Park, Sydney, featuring a professional photographic studio, a ‘Camera Experience Zone’ and a camera repair facility. The studio features a cyclorama and a full studio flash setup, … Continue reading

New Instax Square model coming

May 16, 2018

Fujifilm has announced a new Instax camera in square format, the Instax Square SQ6, which will be rolled out around the world from the end of May. But wait, there’s more: Fujifilm has also introduced black framed prints to the … Continue reading


Inaugural Aperture Australia event a winner

May 15, 2018

The Aperture Australia two-day photographic conference, held at the new International Conference Centre (ICC) in Darling Harbour, April 28-29 attracted 625 amateur and professional photographers from across the country. Continue reading


Drone registration on CASA’s agenda

May 11, 2018

According to a report in The Australian today (May 11), CASA’s light touch on drones use is going to become slightly heavier with compulsory registration looming for drones weighing more than 250g. The civil aviation regulator also says it  wants … Continue reading


Editorial 364: Promoting photography

May 18, 2018

One comment new Camera House general manager Paul Rogers made this week when we spoke was that, ‘We need to get out and promote the industry. Let’s get some positivity back in it.’ It was a statement to warm the … Continue reading



May 18, 2018

Kodak’s gone crypto-crazy…Xerox dumps Fujifilm…Olympus closes Chinese factory…Bug-fixing X-T2 firmware update… Kodak takes next step in crypto-craziness Those wacky dudes at former paparazzi agency Wenn Digital ‘the developer of the KodakOne Image Rights Management Platform’ have finally taken the next … Continue reading


‘Are you being served?’

May 17, 2018

It’s hard to know what to make of a new consumer survey in the US by retail consultants HRC Retail Advisory, which indicates that 95 percent of consumers want to be left alone while shopping – unless they need a … Continue reading

‘Tough’ Lumix FT7 comes with viewfinder

May 14, 2018

Panasonic has announced July availability of the $599 Lumix FT7 rugged compact camera – the first with a viewfinder as well as LCD screen. The FT7 is waterproof to 31 metres and freezeproof to -10ºC, dustproof, shockproof to two metres, … Continue reading



May 7, 2018

Ex-anteater leads to disqualification…Snapchat Spectacles V2 still look dorky!…Amazon expands…DxO under Chapter 11 cloud…Return of the GIMP…Nikon confirms new mirrorless – next year!…Sanity prevails in monkey selfie case…Smugmug acquires Flickr… Ex-anteater leads to disqualification Photo competitions are giving photographers a … Continue reading


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