Durability Vs light-fast

Last June, I visited the Rochester Institute of Technology’s Image Permanence Institute (IPI). The visit was a part of Atkins’ ongoing research into providing the most useful long-term prints. Looking at long term usefulness is a good idea. After all, if we are not printing archivally, why are we printing […] Read more »

Workflow, from shoot through to archiving notes – Summer School 2014

The workflow session for digital photography was a pretty intense half day, and feedback from attendees has been very positive. So these notes will be valuable. They are the presenter’s notes, and are essentially an ‘outline’ so you may have trouble deciphering some details, but you are welcome to email […] Read more »

Lightroom Basics – Summer School 2014 notes

The downloadable .txt file is a rough outline of what was covered in the 2014 Atkins Summer School, Lightroom Basics. The notes do contain useful information, but because it was presented as a demonstration, it really needs some interpretation. Click to download the notes: .ss2014-Lightroom Basics-notes Read more »

Summer School challenges

What a Summer School, with record attendance and pretty deep engagement, I think it was the best yet. Over the next few weeks I will be producing the notes from the sessions in the form of posts here, so keep an eye on this space. To those that participated; thank […] Read more »

Summer School 2014 – Jan 24th to 31st

We would love to see you at this year’s Atkins Summer School, the topics are designed to help you enjoy your photography more, have fun and rethink your photographic business. All are welcome. Cost to attend is $25 per session, payable when booking (we will call you after you register) […] Read more »

Leica Akadamie Workshops. Five full days shooting in the remote Kimberley region of WA, including cattle mustering, helicopter photography, landscape photography and people photography. You will also get the opportunity to use the latest Leica gear, although of course you are welcome to use your own favourite cameras too – or […] Read more »

Print it or lose it

Atkins has been a champion for the preservation of photographs. Recently, in the UK and now in Australia, the Photo Marketing Association (PMA) and Fuji have partnered to push the message home through a series of posters. Here is some background by Danny Williams of Swains‘ camera stores in the UK: “There is”, […] Read more »

Eastern Turkey Photography Tour

Eastern Turkey photography tour with Nuran Zorlu. Nuran Zorlu is an established and respected award winning Australian commercial and advertising photographer, with over 20 years of experience. He is also a well-respected teacher of photography and a sought after judge for national photography competitions. His travel photography has featured in […] Read more »