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RealTime Arts Magazine #93

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

*From RealTimeArts.net*

RealTime is Australia’s critical guide to international contemporary arts. Our focus is on innovation in performance (live art, experimental theatre, dance, music, sound), photomedia, film, video, interactive media and hybrid arts.

The RealTime website offers a comprehensive view of Australian contemporary art with an international perspective, combining the current print edition of RealTime, online exclusives and updates; the RealTime archive (currently under development); new works on show in our studiofeatured events (forums, festivals) and arts issues; and a portal that will guide you to the best sites in innovative contemporary art.

Issue #93 Available Here.

Fantastic publication, worth checking out.

Street Photography in Australia – Your Rights

I’m a huge fan of street photography and have always been inspired by the works of urban street photographers such as Joel Meyerowitz and Trent Parke. As a street photographer it’s critical to understand your rights to photograph in public areas so that if you’re ever confronted on the issue, you have a firm and educated knowledge of your rights and obligations. It’s also important to understand your rights if you’re traveling overseas and intending to do some street photography, some countries have very strict laws on photographing certain areas and it’s important to understand the cultural values of a specific country before happily snapping away at that secret government silo. haha,
This is an article on photography rights here in Australia. Well worth a read.
Article Here.

Photograph by Cameron Gray

Digital Imaging Seminar with Guy Gowan

Workshop Events Course
1 class / 3.5 hours per class / Afternoon

Guy Gowan is delighted to join with ACP to introduce his Photoshop techniques and methodologies to the creative community in Sydney.

In Guy’s Digital Imaging Seminar you will learn how to see images in a different light, enabling you to adjust and edit with speed and accuracy. Guy’s expertise has been garnered from over 25 years working at the leading edge of technology in the creative industry around the world.

Join Guy for an eye opening tour of Image Manipulation and Retouching in Photoshop CS4.

Visit ACP for more information.

°SOUTH: WAR – Australian Centre For Photography

Australian Centre For Photography
1—4pm Saturday 17 October
Free Admission

The °SOUTH photographers discuss the complex challenges they face in the pursuit of their work. As media organisations are increasingly reluctant to send reporters to international conflicts, they consider what the future holds for people working in their field.

Speakers include Tim Page, Stephen Dupont, David Dare Parker, Jack Picone, Ben Bohane, Michael Coyne and Ashley Gilbertson. (Speaker availability may change due to work commitments)

Visit Australian Centre For Photography for more information.

The Beautiful Works Of Trent Parke

Trent Parke, the first Australian to become a Full Member of the renowned photographers’ cooperative Magnum Photo Agency, is considered one of the most innovative and challenging young photographers of his generation.
These images are a selection from the artist’s portfolio. More images are available for viewing at Stills Gallery in Paddington.
View Images Here

Panasonic Unveils DMC-GF1 New Micro Four Thirds Camera

*From Digital Camera Warehouse*

Panasonic has unveiled the latest in its series of Micro Four Thirds system interchangeable lens digital cameras, the world’s smallest and lightest in its class, the Lumix DMC-GF1. Featuring a 12.1 Megapixel 4/3 Live MOS sensor, 3.0″ LCD screen, and 720p HD movies in both AVCHD Lite and MotionJPEG format, all in a compact design, the GF1 gives you D-SLR image quality in a camera that you can fit in a coat pocket or handbag.

The GF1 will be available in two kit lens options: 14-45mm f/3.5-5.6 standard zoom lens; or 20mm f/1.7 pancake lens. Also available will be a Leica 45mm f/2.8 Macro lens. And of course a whole host of lenses can be used via various mount adapters that are sold separately.

“The Body And The Self” Promotional Video