The art of press photography: taking a news photo in a changing landscape

Date: Monday, December 4, 2017
Time: 1pm - Two afternoon sessions, with a break for afternoon tea
Location: Magnet Galleries Melbourne, Level 2, 640 Bourke Street, Melbourne
Members Price: $17 (afternoon tea included)
Student Price: $17 (afternoon tea included)
Non-Members Price: $22 (afternoon tea included)


Bruce Postle worked for almost four decades at The Age, where he became known for getting the shot no one else could. With thousands of images to his name, Postle has published a series of books documenting iconic images from 50 years of Australian life.
Shane Scanlan is a journalist who has crossed over into media ownership. He publishes community newspapers in Melbourne and has been described as a guerrilla-entrepreneur in the print media market.

Tim Lee has travelled to nearly every part of Australia. A lover of visual storytelling with a passion for rural Australia, Lee is best known for his work on ABC’s Landline TV program.

Ilana Rose has worked as a photographer and photojournalist for some of the most respected media outlets, including as a UK foreign correspondent for The Sunday Herald. Her work has appeared in major publications including The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Weekend Australian Magazine, The Good Weekend, Who Weekly, Marie Claire and HQ Magazine to name a few.
Jerry Galea is a freelance photographer with a career spanning 20 years. He has worked for international aid organisations, dairy newspapers, international magazines and has passed on his knowledge as a photojournalism lecturer.
Michael Silver is an award-winning photojournalist, celebrating 50 years in the industry this year. Michael regularly gives his time to the Rural Press Club in support of its annual awards. Silver is also a master printer and with his wife Susanne established Magnet Gallery, our venue for the workshop.
Mark Griffin worked at the The Melbourne Sun newspaper from cadet to senior photographer, and later joined The Weekly Times, writing a column for the paper as well as working as the picture editor. The RPCV awarded Mark the Photographer of the Year award in 2001 and 2004.