photography

Scuba diver takes pictures of a large coral shelf

John Turnbull helped survey coral reefs in Norfolk Island for the first time in eight years, and snapped marine life he didn't expect to see there.

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In a contemporary culture that is saturated with images of death, homelessness and war, it is perhaps the quiet stillness of David Goldblatt’s images that make them a little unnerving.

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It is the combination of immigrant identity, sexual awakening and creative imagination that makes Yang a major figure in Australian art, writes Prudence Gibson.

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Wild Researchers is a unique collaboration between UNSW and award-winning photographer Tamara Dean that transports us outside the lab and into the elements.

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UNSW has joined forces with award-winning photographer Tamara Dean in a unique collaboration that showcases university researchers working in the elements. The exhibition opens on 4 November at the Australian Museum.
 

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Post-mortem portraiture was a common practice in the Victorian era but would be considered shocking today, writes Phillip George.

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Hoax images have a long history so beware what you share, writes Phillip George.

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A major retrospective of Australian photography at the Art Gallery of NSW has produced a cool yet passionate argument on the very nature of Australia, writes Joanna Mendelssohn.

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Australian press photographers help record Australian history. So what are we to make of Fairfax's decision to sack its staff photographers and instead source photos from a digital database in the US, asks Phillip George. 

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