Photographers Jasin Boland and Matt Nettheim have become the first Australians accepted into the LA based Society of Motion Picture Still Photographers. The honorary organisation is dedicated to the art of motion picture still photography and boasts an exclusive membership of only 35 photographers from around the world.
To be eligible for nomination the photographer must have at least ten years of feature film experience, receive sponsorship from two existing members and submit a portfolio for review by the Society of Motion Picture Still Photographers.
Jasin and Matt are thrilled to have been accepted into the exclusive organisation:
“To be made a member of The Society of Motion Picture Still Photographers is a colossal honour, It seems like yesterday that I was shooting on the set of ‘The Matrix’ and to now have my work recognised by the most influential photographers in the film Industry is humbling to say the least” says Jasin.
Matt shares the sentiment, “There is not a great deal…
THE thing sits in your hand and it feels electrifying. It kind of snuggles in, feeling natural and right, a perfect fit.
Raise it to your eyes and the world opens up, crystal clear and in gorgeous colours.
There’s nothing quite like getting your mitts on a beautifully made digital single-lens-reflex (D-SLR) camera.
It has been a while since that certain photographic yearning last came over Doubleclick.
But come back that yearning surely did the other day when Nikon handed around its latest D-SLR, dubbed the D90, at a glitzy affair in Sydney’s Walsh Bay precinct.
Digital SLRs (cameras that have interchangeable lenses and large image sensors to capture more detail) don’t sell as well as the cheaper compact models. A compact costs about $200, slips into a pocket or handbag, and can be hoicked out and fired off in a flash.
D-SLRs won’t fit into a pocket. You need to tote a camera bag or maybe a backpack and you’ll certainly spend a minute…
Nikon Australia is pleased to announce the Nikon Ambassador Program – a selection of Australia’s top professional photographers.
Nikon Australia has consistently acknowledged the fine work of its top professional photographers from the Nikon-Walkley Awards to the extraordinary photography of the Nikon Professional Services (NPS) members.
To launch the Nikon Ambassador program, seven dedicated photographers have been selected based on their commitment to the art of photography and their allegiance to the Nikon brand. Ranging from diverse backgrounds and specialities, the Ambassadors vary from Wedding and Sports to Photojournalism, Portraiture and Movie Stills.
“Nikon Ambassadors live and breathe photography, they all share an addictive passion for creating magical images and, of course, they love Nikon products.” said Nick Segger, Senior Marketing Manager at Nikon Australia.
“The Ambassadors have been selected because they are experts, masters and innovators in their chosen field of photography. Their dedication and commitment to photography is not only Australian based but also respected globally. Our Ambassadors are…