Unhip Hipstamatic? Or Fauxtography Fail?

News just to hand… Hipstamatic that coolest of cool iPhone applications has had to lay off five of its eleven employees according to the British Journal Of Photography. The BJP reports that Hipstamatic “is facing financial hardship, as the app has disappeared from the top charts on Apple’s App Store especially since Instagram’s rise in …

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Doing The Bolt…

OK So as any working photojournalist knows… times are tough. And that the newest way corporations create an exclusive library of images for their own personal use is simply to hold a photographic competition. Millions of ‘amateurs and talented hobbyists’ send in their best pictures to what now appears to be millions of photographic competitions … Continue reading Doing The Bolt…

‘Voluntourism’ The Newest Holiday Destination?

After suffering an interminable period of disconnectedness from the world due to an appalling internet and communications service I am now determined to overcome the terrestrial limitations that living two hours from the official seat of Federal Government in Australia creates and bring to you the news of the latest trend in holiday travel…. Yes … Continue reading ‘Voluntourism’ The Newest Holiday Destination?