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Focus 2015 Awards Dinner Photos

On November 7, 2015, Focus held it’s 4th annual awards dinner at Dee Why RSL. We had 150 guests attend the night, which was MC’ed by John Armytage. The guests were treated to a sumptuous 3 course dinner and had the opportunity to hear from guest speaker Jacqui Dean. The awards night saw the 7 […]

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Focus Awards Image Preparation 101

The Focus Awards 2015 is now accepting entries, and we hope you are all in a frenzy finalising your images. We have created this guide and titled it Focus Awards Image Preparation 101 to assist you in using the competition website. We have launched a brand new awards site that has been developed in-house and […]

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Focus Awards 2015 Judge Profile 3

Our final judge for the Focus Awards 2015  is a photographer who has won awards and is widely published both here and abroad. Dylan Toh has been an active contributor  in Focus and he provides thought provoking posts about photography on his blog. Check out Dylan’s profile below and be prepared to be blown away […]

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Focus Awards 2015 Judge Profile

Our second judge is a Grand Master and award winning photographer Jacqui Dean. Jacqui’s fine art flower series is just beautiful in its study of forms and textures. Check out her bio below and visit her website for more inspiring photographs. Jacqui Dean G. M. PHOTOG., HON. FAIPP, FAIPP, FNZIPP website  Jacqui Dean has been […]

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Focus Awards 2015 Head Judge

Our first judge for this year’s awards, needs little introduction. Presenting our Head Judge Peter Eastway. Below his biography. Peter Eastway G.M. PHOTOG., HON. FAIPP, HON FNZIPP, MNZIPP, FAIPP – HEAD JUDGE Website Better Photography Peter Eastway has been involved in landscape photography, photography competitions and judging for over 30 years. He was the Canon […]

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Processing a Milky Way Photograph

Processing a Milky Way landscape composition for the first time can be challenging, but luckily for Focus, we have a young expert who has graciously provided a step by step guide on how to post process a Milky Way landscape photo. Thank you Flynn Armstrong. Just a note.  It is assumed that you have knowledge […]

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50 Free Photo Tips From Peter Eastway

AIPP Grand Master of Photography Peter Eastway has released 50 free photo tips on his Better Photography website. The photo tips – called a Photo Atelier – are delivered once a week via email. Explained Peter, “Automatic cameras mean you don’t need to understand absolutely everything about photography to get a good photograph, but if […]

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Brian Bornestein Focus June Winner

June – “Summer Time” Competition by CFL

Our sponsors Created For Life ran another great competition for the month of June with the theme of “Summer Time” Again, we had dozens of quality images from the Focus members, and it was also great to see photos from all over Australia. We would like to thank Created For Life for sponsoring the competition […]

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