Australian Academy of Photography Blog

Why you should shoot in raw file format
19 Oct 2017

Why you should shoot in raw file format

by Philip Leonard (Course Tutor)

The raw image file format is arguably the greatest development in digital photography. When I first used digital cameras and JPEG image files, I wasn't very impressed as I could get a much better image from a digital scan of slide film. However, when I began to work with raw image files, I was amazed by the quality and versatility of the format.

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Improve your focusing technique
22 Sep 2017

Improve your focusing technique

by Philip Leonard (Course Tutor)

Improving your focus accuracy and technique can help bring your photography to the next level. Modern DSLRs are constantly improving in terms of resolution and sensor quality and can test your focusing skills due to the extreme level of detail they are capturing. In this blog, I’ll provide some tips to help improve your focusing technique.

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Working with pets
19 Jun 2017

Working with pets

by Noel Phelan (Course Tutor)

Pet photography is the ultimate test of a photographer’s patience and professionalism. The main reason for this is that animals have an inability to take directions from a photographer. Even the most well-trained animal cannot be completely relied upon to remain still or look in a certain direction.

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