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Flight to Freedom: Barat Ali Batoor

Barat Ali Batoor’s photos of Afghanistan and its people have an intensity and empathy that only someone close to the subject could capture. The self-taught photographer and Walkley award winner talks to Anthony McKee about his life, his approach to photojournalism and the life-threatening journey that brought him to Australia. more

Photo Tip of the Week: The Beauty of Backlighting

Many photographers are taught to never shoot towards the sun. But, as Valerie Martin explains, shooting 'contre jour' can produce some beautiful results.

Venus 2013. Photo by Petrina Hicks.

Petrina Hicks Wins $25,000 Bowness Prize

Australian photographer and artist Petrina Hicks has won the $25,000 2014 Bowness Photography Prize with her image, Venus 2013.

September Comp: Wheels

September Comp: Wheels

If it has a wheel it fits the bill for this month's photo challenge. Bikes, skateboards, cars and more – send us your best shots for the chance to win a brilliant Spyder4PRO from Kayell Australia. valued at $240. With a patented 7-colour sensor and easy-to-use setup wizard, the Spyder4PRO automates and simplifies display calibration to deliver consistent and predictable colour every time.

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'Gurrumul.' Photo by Nicholas Walker. Finalist, 2014 Head On Portrait Prize.

Head On Goes Global

Sydney's very own Head On will broaden its international audience later this month when it shows off the best entries from the 2014 Head On Portrait Prize at major photo festivals in the US and China.

Digital Playground Opens This Weekend

Three days of photography seminars, workshops, exhibits, and the annual judging of the Canon AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards will take place this weekend at Sydney's Luna Park.

Photographer of the Year: Featured Portfolio #9

With more than $14,000 in prizes up for grabs, the entries keep coming in the 2014 Photographer of the Year, presented by Olympus. This week's featured photographer is Alex Wise in the Landscape category.

WifyStation Simplifies Travelling

Microdia has released an all-in-one portable server, entertainment and photo gallery solution.