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Photography career pays off for investment banker


Liz Harlin, an investment banker by profession, took a little dive and her finance related focus really did not come up to have some air. Eventually, what resurfaced in this Canadian-raised nature lover was her love for photography – well, that was born underwater – along with a exciting and new way of life as a diving expert which has taken her across the world.

The Noosa-based underwater species specialist has been honored for many years of painstaking close-ups of some of their smallest as well as most challenging sea creatures, by being named Australian Institute of Professional Photography’s Queensland Science, Wildlife and Wild Places Photographer of the Year.

Liz’s 4 images presented for judging, with their incredible clarity and depth of field, offer an arresting and insight into the lionfish, pygmy goby, crocodile fish and hermit crab. The shots are eccentric and exotic as their names. Continue reading ‘Photography career pays off for investment bankerrgb’

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Black and white photo collection now on exhibit


A newly curated collection of black and white snaps by Vince Lupo, eastern Maryland commercial photographer, is on exhibit at the Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts till 21st Feb, in Annapolis.

The exhibit called Curriculum Vitae the snaps depict a grand variety of essentially unplanned meets over many years with everyday people in challenging settings as well as with venues as yet unfamiliar to the artist.

According to reports, Vince Lupo told that none of these photographs are staged, sought out or planned. These are just the record of scenes as well as activities which have offered themselves to him when he was all set for the unexpected. They are impressions of where he has been, what he has seen and the feelings these encounters have evoked. Call them his visual curriculum vitae. Continue reading ‘Black and white photo collection now on exhibitrgb’

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Photographer couple tours the world with kids in search of magnificent shots


Marianne Lim and Dylan Toh are a Australia based couple who mix parenting along with their love for landscape photography – by carrying their kids – 4 years old Charlotte and twenty month old Jaime, with them as they travel the world. This nomadic couple did not want having kids stop them from fulfilling all their dream to see the world taking breathtaking, awe-inspiring landscape photographs as they go.

In fact, Dylan Toh has even penned a guide to that deals with travel photography when accompanied by small kids. According to Toh, living the life of a photographer chasing light is tiring. Living the life of a parent looking after a young child is tiring. Therefore they have combined the two, and it has the recipe to be even more exhausting. But combine them successfully, and it can be all the more rewarding. He added that he and his wife has held on to the idea that they could introduce the natural world to their kids, stage by stage, by bringing them along on their photo shoots whenever and wherever possible.

Toh also talked about the significance of investing in a child carrier which is strong enough to enable a photographer to manipulate tripods, squat, sit and take long exposures with a child on their back, as well as stresses the need for safety.

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