Archive for June 2009

Preserving Your Assets – Archival Framing

At the Colour Factory we have been researching archival framing procedures to make sure we can help you find the best ways to store your precious photographs for the future. As an artist, implementing archival practice not only protects your work and looks great, but also provides a guarantee for collectors. For collectors, we highly…

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Film Photography Vs. Digital Photography

Ok, here we go…let’s discuss the never-ending debate of film versus digital! This post will consider the advantages film and digital photographers have over one another. In this discussion we are more interested in embracing the positive attributes of each medium, rather than listing the disadvantages. The Colour Factory does recognise that there is no…

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Photographic Exhibition Melbourne – Ethiopian Time

Ethiopian Time Fortyfive Downstairs Tim Handfield “In these photographs I hope to capture the feeling that I experienced in the Simien Mountains of Ethiopia, an uncanny sense of recognition, like being in a 19th Century landscape painting.” The photographic images in this exhibition were printed by the Colour Factory and the team looks forward to…

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Head On Portraiture Prize

Obscura Gallery St. Kilda 14 June-4th July “…Head On is really the only opportunity to see the best portraiture work the country has to offer” Good Weekend, April 2007 Head On is one of Australia’s most critically acclaimed photographic portrait competitions and exhibitions reflecting a vibrant diverse cross-section of new and traditional photographic practices. Prizes…

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Artist Exhbition Opening Tonight 'You are the light'

You are the light Counihan Gallery Brunswick Drew Pettifer Opening 6-8pm Thursday June 11 “Drew Pettifer’s confessional photography records and reflects on private moments in the life of the artist. This immersive series explores themes of intimacy, youth and the domestic and the ambiguities that surround these amorphous categories.” We Were Young KINGS ARI Gallery…

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Accurate colour for photographic art prints

Accurate colour is important to all photographic artists and critical in achieving the perfect print. From exposing or capturing the image through to printing and installation, minor adjustments of colour can create different emotional and psychological responses. With this in mind – how important is colour temperature in viewing a work of art, and should…

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What's On – Get your Cheap Flights!

Louis Porter¬† – ‘Cheap Flights’ Gallery 2 Centre for Contemporary Photography Exhibition opening Thursday 4th June 6-8pm The photographs in Cheap Flights would not make it into many holiday albums, but they are still travel photographs. Taken on various trips between 2005-2008 they examine the more disappointing aspects of travel. Travel is about expectation. We…

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