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Judging – some guidelines on judging criteria

2020 June Bulletin v4_creativity

Photographic Organisations

There is a hierarchy of amateur photography enthusiast organisations, from clubs to state organisations to national and international. Go to these websites to find out more information:
Australia Photographic Society
Federation of Camera Clubs (NSW) Inc

The Art of Photography

Sources such as the Digital Photography School provide occasional pieces on the art and philosophy of photography.
For further inspiration have a look at the works of Henri Cartier-Bresson, Max Dupain or Ansel Adams.

For those interested in fashion photography – Fashion photography tips for beginners

Camera Craft

For camera basics Mike Browne goes through exposure, depth of field, focal length and white balance in a series of videos on his You Tube channel .

The Strobist provides a series of lessons and tutorials on the basics of flash photography

Post Processing

Adobe Photoshop Elements

Adobe has a dedicated TV channel for those learning Photoshop Elements.

Rick Peterson also provides excellent You Tube tutorials for Photoshop Elements, usually one feature per video.

Adobe Photoshop and Photoshop CC

The Adobe website has hundreds of tutorials on how to use its premier programs Photoshop and Photoshop CC .

Adobe Lightroom

A large number of Lightroom tutorials can be found on the Adobe website.

Mark Galer, based in Melbourne and former director of photography education at RMIT, provides excellent free tutorials on both Photoshop and Lightroom.

Another excellent trainer in the functions of Lightroom is Julieanne Kost, Adobe evangelist.

Creative Inspiration

For those that are keen on developing their creative use of Photoshop or Photoshop Elements, one of the leading exponents is Sebastian Michaels. Check out his magazine, Quill and Camera and an associated publication, Awake.

Another well regarded source is The Luminous Landscape, one of the pioneers on photography forums and particularly good for more technical articles on just about anything to do with photography.

Legal Matters

The Arts Law Centre of Australia has information on privacy and image rights, copyright and moral rights, as well as numerous other topics photographers might have to deal with.


We recommend using
Image Bank Australia for acrylic and canvas prints
Expert Camera Care for repairs to all models and brands of digital and film still cameras

Manly Camera Club

A sub club of the Manly Leagues Club
563 Pittwater Rd,
Brookvale NSW 2100

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