photography

Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition

28 March - 5 October 2015

Experience the power, mystique and beauty of nature through the wildlife photographer’s lens.

Creatively Capture Christmas Lights with Chris

Creatively Capture Christmas Lights with Chris

10 December, 2014

Ever wondered "How can I make Christmas Lights look good in a Photograph?" Wonder no more. Take a guided tour around decorated streets. Creatively Capture Christmas lights, under the guide of a professional photographer. Use the photos for gifts, cards or to decorate your home. All you need is some basic knowledge of your digital camera.

Where: Mosman High School, Mosman NSW.
When: 7pm – 9pm, Wednesday 10 December, 2014.
Cost: $30.00.
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Unfolding our future

Thursday, 21 August 2014

Photographer Michael Hall shares 11 confronting images showcasing the urgent need for climate change action.

The Story Of Our Planet Unfolds

31 July – 5 September, 2014
The Story Of Our Planet Unfolds showcases the work of critically acclaimed photographer Michael Hall who since 2007 has been working to document human civilisation’s response to the risks and opportunities of climate change. In partnership with The Climate Institute, who awarded Michael its first Creative Fellowship to assist him on his long-term project, the exhibit highlights the compounding impacts of climate change at home and abroad as well as growing global action to address the challenge. The exhibitions graphically records these impacts and opportunities in the hopes of opening people’s eyes, changing their minds and inspiring action. This exhibit draws on seven years of work, including the two years the project has been supported by the fellowship. The fellowship has allowed Michael to document the impact of bushfires on peoples’ livelihoods in Tasmania, the impact of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, issues of food security in Bangladesh, as well as the increasingly important role renewable energy is playing in China’s development.

Where: Customs House, Sydney, NSW.
When: Monday to Friday 10am – 7pm, Saturday to Sunday 11am – 4pm.
Cost: Free.
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Behind the scenes of our current issue

Tuesday, 13 May 2014

See why the photos in our magazine always look so great, as our intern Brendon D’Souza, writes about the fantastic food-filled experience he had at the recipe shoot for the current issue of the magazine.

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Wildlife photographer of the year exhibition

June 8 to October 7, 2013

The Australian Museum is again playing host to the Wildlife Photographer of The Year exhibition, a four month show featuring the world's the finest wildlife photography. The exhibition includes beautiful, carefully chosen images ranging from landscapes and plant life to captivating animals, which were selected from almost 50,000 entries in the international competition. If you are interested in photography, or simply appreciate the awe-inspiring beauty of nature, this event is for you.
Where: The Australian Museum, 6 College St Sydney, NSW.
When: June 8 to October 7, 2013.
Cost: Adult- $17 ($5 for members); Concession- $12; Child- $9 ($3 for members); Extra child- $6; Family (2 adults and 2 children)- $43 (or $13 for members); Family (1 adult and 2 children)- $26 (or $8 for members).
For more information about the exhibition visit the Australian Museum website at www.australianmuseum.net.au.

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Gardens in Focus

4 - 13 May, 2012

Enjoy the beauty of botanic gardens from Australia and around the world by witnessing some spectacular photography - this free exhibition showcases a selection of the best entrants plus the winners of last year's Gardens in Focus photography competition.

Where: Lion Gate Lodge via Henry Lawson Gate, Mrs Macquaries Road, Sydney, NSW.
When: 10am - 4pm daily until Sunday May 13, 2012.
Cost: Free.
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David Fettes / Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2011

2011 Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition

10 December, 2011 - 18 March, 2012
It's time for the ‘Oscars’ of nature photography – the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition! Now in its 47th year, the 2011 competition attracted almost 41,000 entries from 95 countries. The exhibition debuts in Australia at the Australian Museum, and features 108 of the best images from the 2011 competition. From playful polar bears to agile cheetah cubs and misty sunsets, the unique photographic collection celebrates the beauty and fragility of the world in which we live. After its Australian debut in Sydney, the exhibition will travel to Newcastle Regional Library, Auckland Museum and Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Tasmania. Photographers inspired by these images will have from 5 December – 23 February 2012 to submit their entries for next year’s competition. For details, see www.nhm.ac.uk/wildphoto. Wildlife Photographer of the Year is owned by the Natural History Museum, London and BBC Wildlife Magazine.

Where: 6 College Street, Sydney, NSW.
When: 9:30am – 5pm seven days a week, 10 December, 2011 - 18 March, 2012
Cost: Exhibition is FREE with general paid entry at the Australian Museum: $12 adults, $6.00 concession/child, $30 family ticket (2 adults, 2 children), free for Australian Aged Pension card holders, free for children under 5 years.
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Sharing your love of the environment

Friday, 13 May 2011

Do you think people will be more inspired to take care of our natural environment if they were looking at photos of Australia's amazing landscapes, flora and fauna? Let's find out...

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