FREE photography workshop

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FREE photography workshop

In a rare opportunity Peter Shaw, Senior Conservator, Preservation Services, National Archives of Australia will present an illustrated lecture Keeping Digital Images: Printing Storage and Retrieval, 5pm Friday 28 August 2009 at the Gallery/Museum.

If you've been part of the digital photography revolution over the last 5 years, this talk is for you to make sure your images last the next 5 years.

Then from 6.30pm, join guest speakers for all things photographic as we celebrate Max Dupain, Queensland Firsts, QAL Images: Industry Portraits and Intercity Images: Photographic Exchange Gladstone Saiki Combined Images.

On Saturday August 29, Peter Shaw will again take the presentation role leading the seminar Fade to Grey or Yellow, Red or Blue.

Fade to Grey will address digital and traditional images, how to manage their preservation to ensure future use as well as storage, printing and documentation; this workshop is a must for the professional photographer or the family snaps alike.

A light lunch will be provided on Saturday for a gold coin donation and bookings are essential, so please book your place early to avoid disappointment.

Max Dupain - On Assignment is a National Archives of Australia touring exhibition assisted by Visions of Australia, an Australian Government program and will continue on display until Wednesday, 16 September 2009.

Queensland State Archive's Q150 exhibition Queensland Firsts: 50 milestones that shaped a state celebrates 150 years of Queenland's history is presented with Our Queensland: capturing memorable moments and people from the archives of Queensland Newspapers and Toured by Queensland Arts Council's Ontour Onexhibition program.

Queensland Firsts will continue on display until 2pm Saturday, 29 August 2009.

Join Gladstone Region Mayor, Cr George Creed during Friday night's photo feast, for a presentation of certificates on behalf of Saiki City, Japan Mayor, Yasuyoshi Nishijima to the Gladstone region photographers whose images were selected for the 2009 Intercity Images: Photographic Exchange.

Intercity Images is a Gladstone Saiki Sister City Advisory Committee initiative now in its 7th year, proudly supported by the Gladstone Regional Council.

Officially opening during Friday night's event is an extraordinary photographic exhibition QAL Images: Industry Portraits.

Come along and explore the black & white photographs by renowned photographers including Max Dupain, commissioned by Queensland Alumina Limited.

The images are part of a collection donated to the gallery/museum's permanent collection and will be on display from tomorrow, Friday 28 August to Saturday 26 September 2009.

For further information about the feast of photography over the next two days, please phone 4976 6766, or email

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