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Photo of the Week: David Fathi

Photo of the Week: David Fathi

Photo of the Week - 10.06.16   Our photo of the week is by French photographer David Fathi, from his series Wolfgang, which retraces a strange myth about one of the founders of quantum physics. David just won the Grand Prix Fotofestiwal 2016 organised every year by the International Festival of...

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Photo of the Week: Malick Sidibe

Photo of the Week: Malick Sidibe

Photo of the Week - 15.04.16 Deeply saddened to hear that Malick Sidibé, the Malian photographer who chronicled his country’s burgeoning pop culture in the years after independence, has died at the age of 80. Click here to watch BB4 documentary on Malick Sidibé Selected by Claire Monneraye ___ Image:...

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Photo of the Week: Bettina Rheims

Photo of the Week: Bettina Rheims

Photo of the Week - 04.03.16 by Claire Monneraye While we will soon celebrate International Women’s Day, our photo of the week highlights the work of French photographer Bettina Rheims. A fashion and celebrity photographer, Rheims has never stopped subverting and transgressing the representational codes of beauty and femininity. Her...

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Photo of the Week: Michaela Skovranova

Photo of the Week: Michaela Skovranova

Photo of the Week - 26.02.16 Sydney-based photographer Michaela Skovranova's underwater photography reveals a hidden world of majestic creatures, including this stunning close-up image of a young whale breaching. Michaela's work has attracted attention internationally and the young photographer was named the 2015 Winner of the Australian Life Prize and...

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Photo of the Week: Martin Parr

Photo of the Week: Martin Parr

Photo of the Week - 22.01.16 More than 30°C in Sydney... we cannot wait to be in Bondi to install the exhibition Life's A Beach, opening next week. Spanning 30 years of Martin Parr's career and obsession with the beach, this show will appeal to everyone. Shot all around the...

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Photo of the Week: Michael Eastman

Photo of the Week: Michael Eastman

Photo of the Week - 06.11.15 With the 19th edition of Paris Photo opening its doors in six days in the historic Grand Palais, our Photo of the Week is the one used for the poster of the 2015 premier photo fair. This image is by American photographer Michael Eastman. Born...

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Photo of the Week: Sally McInerney

Photo of the Week: Sally McInerney

Photo of the Week - 2.10.15By Belinda Hungerford Photo of the Week comes from an exhibition that recently opened at Janet Clayton Gallery in Paddington, Sydney. Curated by Sandy Edwards it features documentary photographs of Nauru by Sally McInerney. One of things that struck me the most while wandering through...

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Photo of the Week: Imogen Cunningham

Photo of the Week: Imogen Cunningham

Photo of the Week - 21.08.15By Belinda Hungerford   Spring has practically sprung so it is most appropriate to feature a beautiful bloom this week.  Imogen Cunningham (1883-1976) was one of America’s most significant female photographers. She studied chemistry at the University of Washington purely to aid her ambition to...

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Photo of the Week: Vale Robyn Beeche

Photo of the Week: Vale Robyn Beeche

Photo of the Week - 14.08.15By Belinda Hungerford   With sadness we say good-bye to a great Australian photographic artist. Scarlett Knots, 1986, shows Beeche's distinctively creative fashion photography. Pre-Photoshop, the work has no digital manipulation but was shot in-camera with the collaboration of make-up artists and designers to create...

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Photo of the Week: Toshio Fukada

Photo of the Week: Toshio Fukada

Photo of the Week - 07.08.15 by Claire Monneraye On 6 August 1945, at 08:15, an American bomber dropped the first atomic bomb, ‘Little Boy’, over Hiroshima, which was followed by the bombing of Nagasaki on 9 August 2015, leaving the Japanese cities destroyed and hundreds of thousands of casualties....

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Photo of the Week: Alex Prager

Photo of the Week: Alex Prager

Photo of the Week - 31.07.15By Belinda Hungerford It’s practically the weekend so today’s Photo of the Week is Alex Prager’s ‘Deborah’ from the appropriately titled 2010 series Week-End.  Photographer and filmmaker Alex Prager is heavily influenced by her home city of Los Angeles and Hollywood cinema. Lushly coloured and...

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Photo of the Week: Warwick Thornton

Photo of the Week: Warwick Thornton

Photo of the Week - 24.07.15 Film-maker Warwick Thornton opened a new exhibition, The Future is Unforgiving, at the Anna Schwartz Gallery in Melbourne this week. Thornton's latest photographic works bring the prevalence of preventable diseases and health issues amongst indigenous children into focus with his series of diptychs. The photographs show children...

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Photo of the Week: Eve Arnold

Photo of the Week: Eve Arnold

Photo of the Week - 17.07.15By Lola Pinder Magnum Photographer Eve Arnold is most famous for capturing the personal in compassionate imagery of Hollywood’s rich and famous, including Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor. Arnold brings that same intimacy to portraits of strangers in her photo series covering throughout the Soviet...

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Photo of the Week: Juliet Taylor

Photo of the Week: Juliet Taylor

Photo of the Week - 3.07.15By Belinda Hungerford   This intriguing image of a sunbaker was taken on one of the world’s most iconic beaches – Bondi. But what Juliet Taylor has done is to capture it with her own vision, focusing on the sculptural shapes the oblivious sunbakers made....

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Photo of the Week: Maggy Morrissey

Photo of the Week: Maggy Morrissey

Photo of the Week - 26.06.15By Belinda Hungerford   Irish photographer Maggy Morrissey captured her childhood tree in all its wintry glory using a Lensbaby. Perfect image for this time of year! ___ Image: Maggy Morrissey, Snow Storm, 2011.  Source: http://www.maggymorrissey.com/silence/

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Photo of the Week: Tomas van Houytve

Photo of the Week: Tomas van Houytve

Photo of the Week - 19.06.15  The closing week of World Press Photo 2015 at the State Library of New South Wales saw first time visitors descend to see what the fuss is about and many visitors returning to take one more look at the breadth of talent showcased amongst the...

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Photo of the Week: Michael Wolf

Photo of the Week: Michael Wolf

Photo of the Week - 12.06.15 Michael Wolf's work exposes contemporary living in 'mega cities', such as Tokyo and Hong Kong. His series Tokyo Compression offers moments of urban living that brings the viewer face to face with the dreaded peak-hour commute. However, Wolf's images presents this commute as sensual experience. The...

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Photo of the Week: Lyndal Irons

Photo of the Week: Lyndal Irons

Photo of the Week - 05.06.15By Belinda Hungerford It is shaping up to be a great year for Sydney-based photographer Lyndal Irons. She is the lucky recipient of the 2015 Pool Grant, which she’ll use to complete and exhibit her fascinating series On Parramatta Road. And later this month her...

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Photo of the Week: Mary Ellen Mark

Photo of the Week: Mary Ellen Mark

Photo of the Week - 29.05.15 This week the photographic community mourned the loss a great photographer. Award-winning photographer, Mary Ellen Mark, passed away on Wednesday 25 May 2015. Known for her strong opinions, dedication and passion for the photographic medium, Mark's life can be celebrated through her countless photographs and...

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Photo of the Week: Alexander Harding

Photo of the Week: Alexander Harding

Photo of the Week - 22.05.15  American artist James Turrell once stated that “light is not so much something that reveals, as it is itself the revelation”. While the National Gallery of Australia is currently showing a major retrospective on the American artist who has dedicated his forty year...

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