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All who attended last year will agree how fantastic this event was and would recommend everyone to attend. The new friends we made, and the old friends we caught up with. The lectures were inspiring and the evening dinner, dancing and partying late into the night was entertaining. This is not an event to miss. For more information you can log onto http://www.aipptheevent.com.au/. Will we see you there this year!...

Well this years AIPP APPA 2011 awards night is over. It was a fantastic weekend with over 800 photographers entering over 3100 images. Western Australia Tony Hewitt was Master of ceremonies for his tenth consecutive year.Western Australia had a good response from the categories entered with our own Christian Fletcher winning the NEW Fusion category as well as the Landscape category. James Simmons won the highest scoring monochrome print, highest scoring print and Australian Illustrative category. Congratulations to both winners.We would also like to congratulate all Western Australia photographers who entered and those who attained a gold, silver or bronze award for their prints, again congratulations to everyone.Stay tuned for the updates from the PMA weekend which will be posted in the coming days...

The elaborate optical design and construction of the lens is responsible for its outstanding imaging qualities. The Leica Super-Elmar-M 21 mm f/3.4 ASPH. is constructed with eight lenses in seven groups. At the same time, the use of one lens element with two aspherical surfaces and four lenses with anomalous partial dispersion make an essential contribution to reducing aberrations to an absolute minimum.  As is the case for all Leica lenses, the Leica Super- Elmar-M 21 mm f/3.4 ASPH. was designed and developed by Leica optical specialists in Solms and represents a perfect combination of optical and technical expertise. As a particularly reliable product with enduring value and ‘Made in Germany’, every Leica lens is manufactured from only the best materials and is assembled in an elaborate process completely by hand. The combination of cutting-edge technologies and painstaking manufacturing procedures guarantees consistently excellent quality.The Leica Super-Elmar-M 21 mm f/3.4 ASPH. is supplied complete with a high-quality, all-metal lens hood. The hood not only protects the lens effectively against reduction of contrast by extraneous light but also against damage and the...

Leica Camera AG, Solms, presents a new version of the world’s smallest, full-format, digital system camera: The Leica M9-P. Technologically at the same high level as the successful Leica M9, the new M model offers special characteristics to meet the particular needs of professional photographers. We have therefore created the M9-P as the ideal tool for professional users who demand compact and discreet camera equipmentWith a long working life and simultaneously appreciate the advantages and benefits of Leica M photography. The ‘P’ in its name, already used in the past for several models, positions the camera in the line of Leica M cameras specially conceived on the basis of the wishes of professional photographers. The Leica M9-P is a complement to the Leica M9. Both models will be marketed together.Since 1954, the Leica M system has stood for an unmistakable, individual kind of photography and a very conscious photographic style. Because, with a Leica M, the photographer becomes a part of the action in the process of capturing challenging and creative images. The rangefinder frames precisely the shot the photographer...

Epson Australia is pleased to introduce its latest A3+ printer to join its award winning line-up. The Epson StylusTM Photo R2000 takes advantage of next-generation pigment printing technology by producing vivid, archival prints with an unmatched glossy look and feel that's optimized for serious photography and other high-level creative applications.   The Epson StylusTM Photo R2000 is a high quality printer for serious photographers, creative professionals and hobbyists who want to step up to superior quality printing. Whether you're printing a series for a gallery display, producing a brochure, or making a scrapbook page, this printer has versatility and capability to deliver outstanding results that will impress the most demanding of critics.   Key Features: ·  A3+ size printing - High quality prints up to A3+ in size. ·  Superb quality photos - achieve a stunning finish with Epson UltraChromeTM Hi-Gloss Ink with increased ink cartridge capacity. ·  Auto selecting black inks - Select between photo and matte black ink to produce the deepest blacks and richest colour on glossy, matte, or fine art media. ...

Featuring an impressive 27-inch screen, wide color gamut, and hardware calibration capability with the optional EIZO EasyPIX color matching tool, the FlexScan SX2762W makes it easy for professionals in graphic design, digital photography, CAD/CAM, and DTP to get predictable color results. 2560 × 1440 native resolution850:1 contrast ratio270 cd/m2 brightnessDVI-D, DisplayPort, and Mini DisplayPort inputs The FlexScan SX2762W features a 2560 × 1440 native resolution across its 27-inch screen. This is more than double the pixels of a 19-inch monitor with a 1280 × 1024 resolution and 60% more than a monitor with a 1920 × 1200 resolution. This gives you plenty of room to spread out your windows and palettes.Wide Color Gamut The monitor reproduces 97% of the Adobe RGB color space so it can display most colors in a digital photo taken in Adobe RGB mode. Furthermore, it also has an sRGB mode to accurately reproduce colors in this narrower but commonly used color space, such as those seen on web pages or digital photos taken in ...