Venture Blog

Studio portraiture made easy: Studio Stay-and-Play

For a few months now, I've been quietly running a series of informal one-on-one photo workshops under the banner of Studio Stay-and-Play. Studio Stay-and-Play conbines a fun studio photoshoot with a personalised guided introduction to studio photography. It's easy to do, very accessible, and available for...

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Grand Masters of the Surf

The veteran sea dogs of Cottesloe - the Harmony Crew - fronted up at the studio on Saturday in their rowing regalia for the "Gun's Up!" portrait project. Led by Owen "Major" Ashby, the boys got in line and posed for photos. The...

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Perth Tattoo Carnival – Ink on Show

The  Perth Tattoo Carnival swung into action with much fanfare on Friday 28 May, at the Perth Convention Centre. Organised by the Professional Tattooing Association of Australia (PTAA), the Carnival is Perth's inaugural tattoo carnival. I must admit to an intense fascination with tattoos and the...

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Sensational Strobing!

Eight photographers, two great models, and  whole lot of flashing going on! Thankfully, everyone kept their clothes on (it wasn't that kind of flashing!) and a lot of fun was had by all as participants of the Sensational Strobing workshop wrapped their heads around the intricacies...

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Winter photography workshops and courses

The chill and dampness of winter doesn't mean that you have to put your camera away! In fact, the Venture Photography Workshops is offering two winter workshops, both of them repeats of very popular workshops run earlier this year. Maximising Your DSLR Sunday June 13...

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Blog or Bedamned!

[caption id="attachment_666" align="alignright" width="199" caption="Only connect"][/caption] There is much fuss being made about the significance of social networking for photographers. On one level, it's being touted as a great way to obtain exposure for one's works. Websites like Flak Photo give photographers the opportunity to extend the...

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Supporting “Freedom from Fear”

[caption id="attachment_657" align="alignright" width="300" caption="The kids with their new digital compact cameras"][/caption] Sometimes, the most enjoyable photographic experiences occur when you're not taking photographs. Sometimes, they happen when you are sharing your love for photography with others. Last week, I joined a number of Perth photographers in showing...

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