Australian Photography > January 2012
INSIDE THIS ISSUE: How David Haworth shot this promotional image; How to get more creative without Auto mode; Profile - Herbert Basedow; Profile - Art Wolfe; Secrets of macro photography; Locations - Maffra Region, Vic; Sony Alpha a77 SLT
When he was approached to shoot a promotional image for an up-and-coming young band David Haworth had to think laterally and keep costs down. He explains how he tackled it.
Nail Your Exposures
Andrew Smallman outlines a straightforward series of steps which will very quickly take you away from Auto mode on your camera to a much more creative mix of photography options.
Profile: Herbert Basedow
The first photographers who ventured into Australia's interior were a hardy breed who worked under extraordinary conditions. Rob Ditessa profiles the work of little-known photographic pioneer Herbert Basedow, then reports on a book about several other early technicians.
Profile: Art Wolfe - In The Wilderness
The legendary American wildlife and nature shooter Art Wolfe will be touring Australia later this year. Denis Glennon spoke to him about how he works, his equipment and techniques, where he finds his inspiration, and the subject matter which most attracts him.
Macro photography is one of the most challenging and intriguing styles which amateurs can undertake. But often their results can be disappointing. Here technical writer Peter Burian explains some basic techniques which will significantly improve your macro photography.
Locations - Maffra Region, Vic
Editor Robert Keeley toured one of the lesser known areas of Victoria's Gippsland district, the dairying country and low foothills of the very wet region around Maffra, Heyfield, and Licola. His travels revealed some interesting architecture and cultural highlights, isolated and rugged mountain ranges, and the highly photogenic Lake Glenmaggie!
Sony Alpha a77 SLT
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