Advice

Our judging panel from last year's The Mono Awards share their top tips on shooting and producing amazing black and white images.

A nervous optimism began to grow in editorial photography towards the end of 2020. 2021 was to be the year the new normal began. The 2021 normal wasn’t what anyone expected.

The impact of COVID and lockdowns on the wedding and portrait industry has been significant, and the challenges they’ve brought have been immense, but not insurmountable. How have photographers prospered and what have they learnt?

In 2020, the word “unprecedented” was thrown around like a bag of lollies. We didn’t know then that COVID-19 wouldn’t be stopped and that it would dominate advertising photography in 2021 as well.

There has always been a mystery about the iconic image. And now that mystery is deepened by layers of questions. Has the iconic image lost its power by losing its rarity? We spoke with some of the world's best photographers to find out.

All the best advice from our panel of world-class judges from Australasia's Top Emerging Photographers 2021. It's compulsory reading for all those entering the 2022 competition.

When Oculi, one of the country's longest-running collectives, turned 20 they announced the single-biggest intake of new members in its two-decade history. We spoke with old and new members about the future of the collective.

All the best advice from our panel of world-class judges from Australasia's Top Emerging Photographers 2021. It's compulsory reading for all those entering the 2022 competition.

Want to make sure your business can survive the rough seas? Read on for expert advice from pros whose experiences may just save you from a world of aggravation.

Is black and white a facade, or somehow more real? Does it capture a moment or contrive it? We spoke with four renowned specialists who shared their thoughts on these timeless questions.

Maternity photoshoots are amongst the most sought-after shoots. Read on for some top tips to make your next session a breeze.

Great advice for capturing the waves from one of Australia's most respected, professional ocean and surf photographers, Russel Ord.

Keen to avoid the headache and heartache of losing crucial digital assets, then read on for some top tips to protect your intellectual property.

Cracking the art market is no mean feat, so we chatted with some of Australia's best-known artists and leading gallerists in order to share their top tips and strategies.

Not even the masters of lighting agree on where lighting sits in the hierarchy of elements that make a photograph great. They do, though, have definite ideas about how to use it, what to use to achieve it, and how to master it.

Nine tips on producing the most gorgeous images of flowers.