Just in time for some Easter inspiration, here’s the second installment of Our Picks for the Sigma APOTY 2019! More than 2000 images from photographers around the country have been entered so far. Here, we share just a few of the images of what is turning out to be an amazing assemblage of photographs, both in quality and quantity.
Over the past two to three years, with its 'P' and 'Mate' series, global tech behemoth Huawei has taken on the immense challenge of turning the traditional weaknesses of the smartphone camera into its key strength and selling point. Last year's P20 Pro and Mate 20 Pro arguably set the bar as high as it’s ever been in smartphone camera technology. And, with the release of the brand new P30 Pro in April 2019, an even higher standard has seemingly been set.
Project Street is a street photography event that sees 30 photographers explore the streets of a nominated city, capturing the city from their perspective. In just seven hours, the photographers must shoot, select, edit, print, and exhibit a single image. We find out more and share a gallery from a past event.
We featured Cathy Carter’s latest series, Weird Fishes, in D-Photo 89. Check out the magazine for the full article, but as a taster and an insight into Cathy’s work, we’ve shared the curatorial statement from the exhibition in Auckland in late 2018.
You can check out Jessica’s top wedding photography tips by grabbing a copy of D-Photo 89, but to get your started, we’ve shared one of Jessica’s blog posts for an insider’s look into one of the fantastic weddings that she’s photographed.
With the return of the Sigma D-Photo Amateur Photographer of the Year for 2019, we’re also bringing back the ‘Our Picks’ series we ran last year, where the team at D-Photo chooses some standout entries to share for your viewing pleasure — and as inspiration to get your own photos out there.
This April, local photographers will have the opportunity to peek behind the scenes of one of our most respected national awards programmes, as veteran photographer Bruce Girdwood explores the secrets behind successful image sets
Throughout the years we’ve refined our categories, and we continue to do so. This year we have had particularly strong calls to include tertiary students — and we’re listening. You will now find two entry forms in the Student category: one for high school students and one for tertiary students.
Judi Lapsley Miller is a photo artist and a wildlife conservation volunteer who uses her skills to create advocacy images. Aside from encouraging others to take action through her images, recently, she has also been encouraging others to create their own advocacy images.
Huawei unveiled its new flagship phone, the P30 Pro, along with its little brother, the P30 at a press conference on 26 March in Paris. We take a first look at what it means for smartphone photographers.
As Australia’s first professional Instagrammer, Lauren Bath knows a thing or two about capturing striking images. We catch up with Lauren in D-Photo issue 89 and she shares her top tips for creating photos worthy of Insta-fame.
“There's a road that winds down past the local lookout over town, and as you come around the corner, Moutohorā (Whale Island) is perfectly framed above the river and the town. You get this feeling like, ‘Ah, I've made it’ as you descend down the remainder of the hill into the township."
The New Zealand Institute of Professional Photographers (NZIPP) has issued a statement on their Facebook page announcing that Lisa Saad has been stripped of all NZIPP awards, titles, prizes, accrued merit points, and honours distinctions, and will face a life ban on entering NZ Iris Awards competitions.
Progear not only sell the goods and provide quality advice to photographers, but they’re also always keen to support them in other ways. In 2018, Progear’s Photographer of the Month online feature showcased ten different photographers, each with their own distinct aesthetic.