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Momento Pro  Crafter of premium books for photographers and artists in Australia and New Zealand. Host of the @anzphotobookaward. Visit momentopro.com.au or co.nz.

Huge congrats to @alanaholmberg for winning the 2018 @portraitau National Portrait Prize with this photo of her sister 👏

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It means the world to have such a personal image selected as the winner of the 2019 National Portrait Prize! Thank you to @portraitau & @canonaustralia for your generous support of portraiture in Australia. Thank you to the jury & all the kind words and support received in person and from afar. I’ll be dancing on these clouds a while yet. ♥️
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Greta in her kitchen, 36 weeks // Pregnancy carried my sister into a new chapter of her life, and she welcomed it warmly. Effortlessly. Ready for things to change. We’d spent much of our late twenties debating the ‘right time’, if there was even such a thing, but she'd found it. This portrait is an attempt to depict the tranquillity in Greta's transition into motherhood and her trust in the future.
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Printed by the wonderful @peter_hatzipavlis at The Print Shop @pscmelb & framed by the lovely Maurizio at Dean’s Picture Framers in Thornbury.
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The exhibition of all the amazing finalists opens today, Saturday 23 Feb and will travel to several galleries in Australia over the coming year. Go see! #nppp2019

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Congrats to Paul Marcellini for winning the fifth @ilpoty International Landscape Photograph of the Year (awarded for a single image) from nearly 3000 entries from 863 photographers, with this striking image. “I shoot raw and start working on my files in Adobe Camera Raw before moving into Photoshop. I use the tilt- shift lenses to make nearly seamless stitches and after putting together the panoramas, I typically do colour and contrast work to lead the eye to the centres of interest, but there’s not much more done after that. I always try to minimise the post-processing since large prints are the goal." To see more of the winning images visit internationallandscapephotographer.com.

@anzphotobookaward 2018 FINALIST
'The Winter Garden'
Photographer: @christinemcfetridge
Publishers: @badnewsbooks & @m.33_melbourne
Supported by: Creative NZ
Designer: Lucy Aitchison
Writer: Ish Doney
The Winter Garden is the outcome of an ongoing documentary project based in Christchurch following the 2010/2011 earthquakes. The work considers Christine's psychological landscape and its connection to belonging, home and post-traumatic growth after this period of transition.

Winners announced Sat 16 March @ccp_australia Melbourne. RSVP at http://ow.ly/yUrF30nJK44

‘Nude. St. Bathelemy, West Indies, 1989’ by Patrick Demarchelier. @patrickdemarchelier discovered fashion photography in 1975 when he left Paris for New York and learnt the art by working with photographers such as Henri Cartier-Bresson and Jacque Guilbert. I don’t know about you but I swear that looks like Elle hanging from a gum tree 😊

CONGRATULATIONS to the finalists for the 2018 @anzphotobookaward: + 'Craigieburn, it's not the same' by Yask Desai + 'Dream State' by Stavros Messinis + 'Huon' by Noah Thompson + 'I Want This Life and Another' by Robyn Daly + 'Image Ecologies' by James Farley and Jacob Raupach + 'Living with AIDS' (1988) by Fiona Clark, published by Michael Lett + 'Permission To Belong' by Tammy Law + 'ROYGBIV' by Kira Sampurno + 'Second Sight' by Sarah Walker, published by Perimeter Books + 'Six for Gold' by Jake Mein, published by Bad News Books + 'The Tensile Strength of a Heartstring' by Hannah Rose Arnold + 'The Winter Garden' by Christine McFetridge, published by Bad News Books + M.33

Winners announced Sat 16 March at the @ccp_australia Melbourne. Exhibition runs Thu 14 to Sun 17 March and visitors are invited to cast their People's Choice vote. Keep your eye on our feed as each finalist will be showcased over the next month.

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"Together Capa and Taro changed their names, took pictures on the front lines of the Spanish Civil War, and revolutionized the art of war photography. If there was ever an iconic couple in the history of photography, they would be it. Though Capa became the better known of the two and arguably the most famous war photographer of the 20th century, Taro was not one to take a backseat to her male partner. While they remained together, Taro refused Capa’s marriage proposals, choosing her work over that of a wife." Found at Flavor Wire http://ow.ly/QWLL30nH5IW

This THURSDAY is the last day to enter the Capture Australiasia's Top Emerging Photographers Awards, with $26,000 in cash + prizes. Winners and Runners Up are also showcased in the May/June 2019 issue of @capture.mag. 📸 @brihammond

We like the way you think @chloeferres! Tis not surprising then that you’ve been a two-time finalist in the @anzphotobookaward 🙌

It was a pleasure to print and bind this heartrending book for @annamariaantoinette D’Addario of the @luminacollective in late 2018. 'Farewell Angelina' is an autobiographical poetic exploration of grief, following the violent loss of Anna's sister in 2015.
The effort involved in editing, sequencing and selecting materials was phenomenal, and its custom production was equally intensive. The pages were inkjet printed onto Japanese Mulberry Kozo handmade paper, bound into sections, concertina pages, with gatefolds, vellum paper inserts, and a hand sewn booklet. ‘Farewell Angelina’ was recently acquired by the @nationallibraryaus photo artist book collection. To acquire a copy contact Anna. View an adaptation at@artgalbal until 10 March.

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Those eyes have seen more than most! Another shortlist for the @portraitau National Photographic Portrait Prize - a collaboration between (primarily) commercial Australian photographer @sharsent + documentary photographer and prolific photobook creator @stephenmdupont.

Stephen won the @anzphotobookaward in 2012 + 2015, and is one of a few Australian photographers who has tried all publishing models - with major trade publishers, international indy art book publishers, in collective editions + self publishing.
He has published 1000s of digitally-printed books that sell for affordable prices with a low margin, as well as only a few inkjet printed limited editions that sell for thousands of dollars with a significant margin. Both are equally valid and determined by the purpose of the book (and we imagine) the need for revenue to fund the next project.
As a result, Stephen has established a network of international collectors who appreciate his work and are keen to hear about his new publications, so his photo books are now preserved in the @nationallibraryaus, @libraryof_congress + @yalepeabodymuseum.

Good luck gents! #photobookjousting

CONGRATS to all of you who made the shortlist for the National Photographic Portrait Prize 2019. Fingers crossed you win the $30,000 prize! Here’s shot from a familiar face in the Australian photo book world - @dboetkers. This photograph of his son in his “inner city playground of concrete and asphalt” was one of 40 selected from 3,000! Winners announced 22 Feb.

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