SUNDAY, 20 AUG 2017

Thank you to everyone who attended FOTO L!VE 2017. It was an amazing day with extraordinary presentations from our line-up of inspirational speakers.

FOTO L!VE will be back again in 2018 with a new program of speakers announced in the new year. Check our Facebook page for a selection of images from the big day.

SMC Conference & Function Centre,
66 Goulburn St, Sydney

From the makers of Capture and Australian Photography comes FOTO L!VE, a unique one-day event that's all about helping you get more out of your photography.

Whether you want to improve your shooting and editing skills, or turn your passion for photography into a profitable career, we've got you covered with two special half-day sessions..

Join eight of Australia's best photographers as they share their passion for photography, the lessons they've learned, and the stories behind their most inspiring images.

Download the FOTO L!VE 2017 program here


Take your images to the next level – a photographer's masterclass

Morning session – from 9.00am. Includes morning tea.

Photo © Tony Hewitt.
Photo © Tony Hewitt.

As photographers, we all want to be better at what we do. Australian Photography L!VE is all about giving you access to practical, real-world advice from some of Australia's best photographers to help you take your photography to the next level.

In this special half-day event, you will hear from Tony Hewitt, Helen Whittle, Mark Galer and Matthew Vandeputte about what it takes to create truly powerful and memorable imagery.

With plenty of time for questions, some of the topics covered will include:

  • How to capture key moments
  • Composition and lighting techniques
  • How to edit for maximum effect
  • How to develop a unique style
  • How to create images that will help you win competitions
  • Hyperlapse and timelapse secrets.

Download the FOTO L!VE 2017 program here


Speakers include strap

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Shoot for success!
An emerging photographer's masterclass

Afternoon session, from 1.30pm. Includes afternoon tea. Complimentary drinks from 5.00pm. 

Photo © Milton Gan.
Photo © Milton Gan.

The path from emerging photographer to successful professional can be challenging, and those with an abundance of passion and perseverance are the ones most likely to succeed.

The question is, how can you harness your talent for photography and start taking the right steps to ensure a rewarding and profitable career?

In this practical half-day event, four of Australia's top professional photographers will share their own business and creative journeys and explain how you can make the most of your own skills to develop and thrive in this competitive marketplace.

With plenty of time for questions, topics include:

• Bottom line booster: How to use social media to grow your business and get more clients – Lauren Bath
• The evolution of style: Staying relevant and standing out from the crowd – Peter Brew-Bevan
• Thriving through diversification: Six ways to futureproof your career – Daniel Linnet
• It’s not about the gear; it’s all about the client – Milton Gan

Download the FOTO L!VE 2017 program here

Speakers include strap

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Photo © Mark Galer.
Photo © Mark Galer



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