Picture award-winning portraiture

Here’s a random selection of some of the finalists (and the winner) in Australia’s recently awarded 2012 National Photographic Portrait Prize.

Personally, I have very mixed feelings about this year’s entries, so will be interested to hear what you make of them!

At the bus stop (by Brenton McGeachie)

At the bus stop by Brenton McGeachie

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Photography websites – how they stack up

I thought it just might be interesting to review the different offerings and user-friendliness of two photography-related websites:

ephotozine – an e-magazine incorporating member galleries and critique, forums, equipment reviews, technique videos, tips, online store, competitions, member blogs etc

Onexposure – while this site features forums, the central focus is on the provision of substantive photography critique

Who uses them?

Both sites are primarily membership-based and seek the active and regular participation of users.

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