Happy Birthday Peter Foeden – APPA Founding Father Turns 90
10.08.20: Today we celebrate someone special to the AIPP; someone most worthy of this tribute story. Happy 90th birthday Peter Foeden, one of the stalwarts of the AIPP and he who originated the idea of a national awards system back in 1970. Many thanks to you (and you IAP colleagues) for your vision…
Events, Inspiration, Social
BIFB Drives Insta COVID Visual Record
Australia’s renowned Ballarat International Foto Biennale (BIFB) is curating an online visual record and public archive of isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic. Participation is free and encouraged. Find out how you can be featured here…
ICU TOO Exhibition – QLD
An exhibition of 32 fine art primate portraits by Accredited Member, Jennifere Thompson, running 4-29 August 2020, QLD.
The Quokka’s Guide to Happiness
AIPP Master Photographer, Alex Cearns OAM, has announced the publication of her 7th book: The Quokka’s Guide to Happiness, which is now available for pre-order. RRP $24.99. In stores 2nd December 2020.
Awards, Events, Featured, Inspiration
And That’s a Wrap!
Read all about it: the successful inaugural Silver Lining Awards live-streamed Presentation Night. Who was there, how it went and, of course, who the winners are! Many thanks to our incredible sponsors, the team at North Metro TAFE in WA, hosts Tony and Rachel, the admin team and the exceptional efforts of the AIPP Awards Committee. Well done & congratulations all!
Awards, Events, Featured, Updates
President’s Message July 2020
This month’s topics include the upcoming SLA presentation night, the Reframe Awards, member achievements, well wishes for our Vic friends, and member surveys soon to be sent out.
AIPP Features in Inside Imaging
Inside Imaging managing editor, Will Shipton, checked in with our National President, Louise Bagger, to find out how the AIPP is handling the general turbulence of 2020. Shipton – who describes the AIPP as “the photo industry’s remaining peak representative body” – acknowledged that despite speculation we may fold in 2020 due to financial trouble, the AIPP is coping well and yielding positive results despite COVID hurdles.
Awards, Commercial, Featured
Magazine Cover Duo for Holko
AIPP Master Photographer and member of the Board, Joshua Holko, has had images featured on the cover of two magazine titles in July/August 2020.
SHOOT the SOUTH – SA
Calling all South Australians aged 14-25 who love to take photographs: SHOOT the SOUTH will be a series of photo essays of Onkaparinga life in 2020 from a young person’s viewpoint. Organised by Milton Wordley. Supported by the AIPP.
Silver Linings Success
Now that entires have closed and judging is underway, let us fill you in on some of the details including: participation stats, image critique details, judging information, announcement of winners, thanks to our sponsors and donors, and post-awards feedback sessions etc.
Business, Inspiration, Marketing
June Resource Round-Up
The June 2020 round-up of helpful resources we’ve found for you covering: a free online video education series for photographers, White House Custom Colour price guide (via their Australian distributor: The Edge Photo Imaging), Chrome extension Video Speed Controller, TikTok basics ‘bible’, popular book recommendations, the Bokeh podcast, and the world’s most popular marketing material tool: Canva. Enjoy!
Join the Online Content Committee
We’re creating a brand new Online Content Committee (OCC.) Find out more and register here…
Introducing the APVP ReFrame Online Video Awards
The Australian Professional Video Producers (APVP) on behalf of the AIPP, are proud to be introducing their first online video awards: ReFrame. Entries open July 7, 2020 and all AIPP members receive one complimentary entry!
Awards, Councils, Events, Featured, Updates
President’s Message June 2020
AIPP President, Louise Bagger, discusses the Silver Lining Awards, council changes, new online content committee, the video awards, WPC update, education committee news & more.
Commercial, Queensland, Uncategorised
Drone Training – QLD
The opportunity has arisen for some Queensland Government supported drone training for residents of Queensland. This training can enable you to gain your CASA RePL (Remote pilots licence) and AVI30419 Certificate III in Aviation (Remote Pilot) for $250.00. This course is heavily subsidised by the Queensland Government to encourage people to upskill during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Business, Commercial, Resources
COVID-19: Liability Waiver
If you’re returning to work as lockdown restrictions ease, you may want to consider adding a liability waiver form to your workflow. Find out what it is, how it can help, and all about unfair contract terms, and limitation and exclusion of liability. Dive in, get informed and remember to always seek independent legal advice pertaining to your specific circumstances and needs.
Wondering if or how your insurance might be affected during and coming out of lockdown? Not sure what’s covered or if there are any limitations etc.? We approached our insurance trade partners, Aon and PPIB, on your behalf to seek some general guidance. We understand you’ll likely have specific questions you need answered…
Welcome to the Board – Joshua Holko
We’d like to warmly welcome and introduce you to the newest co-opted member of the AIPP Board: Joshua Holko.
Councils, Events, Featured, Updates, Vale
President’s Message April / May 2020
AIPP President, Louise Bagger, discusses the Silver Lining Awards, general updates, council member movements, COVID-19 and announces some exciting Institute news!
COVID-19: Guidance for Photographers and Video Producers in Australia
A list of resources offering guidance and information about work that Australian photographers and video producers can and can’t do during the COVID-19 crisis.
AIPP Silver Lining Awards – Image Critique Dates are Set!
Silver Lining Awards Image Critique sessions for 2020 have been set and we’re excited to share the dates with you so you can book in and secure your place as soon as possible. An Image Critique session is a wonderful educational opportunity.
Vale Richard White FAIPP APPLM MPhotogI
Richard passed away on May 7 from a heart attack at his home in Mansfield, Victoria. He is one of Australia’s most highly regarded photographers and a long-term member of the AIPP.
Business, Resources, Updates
Key information and links to JobKeeper (and JobSeeker) details for employers, sole traders, and other business entities. Answers to common questions such as: what is JobKeeper? Who is eligible? Where and how can you apply? What are the turnover tests? NB: This resource is a guide only and your financial experts should be consulted for personal advice.
Awards, Events, Updates
Introducing the Silver Lining Awards
The Awards Committee are delighted to announce the AIPP’s first online awards program is here – welcome to the 2020 Silver Lining Awards! The Awards Committee sees this as an opportunity to do something special…
APVP, Business, Inspiration, Profiles, VIC
COVID-19: How are Businesses Getting Through it?
This strange time is proving challenging for a lot of us: financially, emotionally, mentally, and of course professionally. But we’re certainly seeing more creativity and collaboration than ever before. See Fiona’s story…
Peter Hasson APPLM MPhotogII
It’s with great sadness we’re letting you all know of the passing of long term WA member, Peter Hasson APPLM MPhotogII. Peter first joined the AIPP on the 21st of April 1992.
Events, Social, WA
WA Online Catch Up – April 2020
Inaugural online catch up on Thursday 2 April with AIPP WA council, members and sponsors. Online catch-ups are better than no catch-ups at all! It was great to see some new faces.
President’s Message March 2020
President, Louise Bagger, chats to the community on behalf of the board, looking back over March of 2020. Topics covered include membership fees, upcoming free Q&A events, awards update, Epson ‘Print Your Legacy’ video series, working from home alone thoughts, and the COVID-19 Resource Library we’ve created for you. Video and written summary inside…
Business, Inspiration, Marketing
March Resource Round-Up
The March 2020 round-up of helpful resources and tech we’ve found for you covering: a free online learning hub, ambient noise generator, a business/branding book and bite-sized business videos, an Instagram live step-by-step guide, web page capture extension, and a synopsis of photo essays and how to create them. Enjoy!
National Portrait Prize: Four AIPP Members Finalists
Congratulations to all finalists in the 13th National Photographic Portrait Prize (NPPP) including four AIPP members: Karen Waller, Kelly Champion. Nic Duncan and Lori Cicchini. More than 2,500 entries were submitted and 48 finalists selected.
Business, Resources, Updates
COVID-19: NZIPP’s Advice to Photographers
We’re sharing the wisdom of our friendly neighbours from ‘across the ditch’ regarding advice to photographers during COVID-19 on best practice in and around this pandemic.
Events, Social, WA
Photo Walk 2020 – WA
The 2020 city photo walk started in Yagan Square. Kelly and Chris lead the architectural themed walk, while Shaireen and Scott focused on street photography.
COVID-19: Website Dos and Don’ts
Generalised advice on how to handle COVID-19 information on your photography business website. A list of dos and don’ts for your reference, starting with a (dated) helpful information page to direct queries to. Include links to authoritative sources, be concise, and don’t rehash information that is otherwise widely available. Stay in your own lane and answer pertinent FAQs. By AIPP member, Glenn Martin.
COVID-19: Sound Hygiene
A living document package of best practice protocol for safely operating film and television sound services in the COVID-19 era. Australian sound recordist, Mark Edwards, is curating the information package on a publicly available Dropbox folder to help mitigate cross infection between talent and crew.
Don Burrows – A Tribute
Australian jazz legend and keen photographer, Don Burrows, passed away on March 12th, 2020. David Simmonds pays written and pictorial tribute here. “Don was a gentle giant of a man, a musician of great depth and versatility, a jazz legend in his own lifetime. For us all, a living treasure…Of all the famous and talented people I’ve had the privilege to photographed over my career, Don Burrows is closest to my heart.”
Business, Events, WA
Portrait Business Seminar – WA
In the lead up to International Women’s Day, we had an all-female powerhouse line up for our portrait business seminar on Thursday 5 March 2020. Thank you WA Council President, Lisa Ivandich, and to Lauren Tyrrell and Jo Hitchock for sharing your wisdom and experience.
Business, Commercial, Updates
COVID-19: Handling Refund Requests and Cancellations
Wondering how to navigate a spike in refund requests and cancellations? This information is taken from an email newsletter by business contract law specialist, Shalini Nandan-Singh of Legally Shalini. This is general information only and you should speak with a qualified professional regarding your specific situation.
President’s Message February 2020
Read about awards season on the brew, the recent Board meeting in Canberra, the new General Member category…
Business, Inspiration, Marketing
February Resource Round-Up
The Feb 2020 round-up of helpful resources and tech we’ve found for you covering: file storage and backup, the World Press Photo Aussie finalists, an online registry service, free time-tracking apps and software, an Instagram/Twitter app hack, and a photography website specialist with a bunch of free resources available. Enjoy!