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Current to 23 August: Exhibition. Crowd Source. Over 50 rare snapshots of Sydneysiders and Sydney’s bustling streets secretly taken with the world’s first hand-held camera – branded the ‘Detective Camera’ – by amateur local photographer Arthur Syer. At the State Library of NSW, Macquarie Street, Sydney, NSW 2000. Exhibition hours are 9.00am to 8.00pm Monday to Thursday, 9.00am to 5.00pm on Friday, and 10.00am to 5.00pm on weekends. Entry is free of charge. For more information call (02) 9273 1414 or visit
www.sl.nsw.gov.au for more information.
Current to 23 August: Exhibition. The View From Here: The Photographic World Of Alfred Elliott 1890-1940. Historic images of Brisbane reproduced from a hoard of negatives discovered under a house in the suburb of Red Hill. At the Museum Of Brisbane, Level 3, Brisbane City Hall, 64 Adelaide Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4000. Exhibition hours are 10.00am to 5.00pm daily. Admission is free. For more information telephone (07) 3339 0800 or visit www.museumofbrisbane.com.au
Current to 4 October: Exhibition. Remain In Light: Photography From The MCA Collections. Over 70 artworks by Australian and international artists collected by the University of Sydney and the Museum of Contemporary Art during a period spanning more than 50 years. Touring exhibition on at the Maitland Regional Art Gallery until 1 February. Bendigo Art Gallery from 21 February to 19 April. Artspace Mackay from 22 May to 4 July. Hawkesbury Regional Gallery from 7 August to 4 October. — Current to 5 October: Exhibition. 2014
Wildlife Photographer Of The Year. A total of 100 award-winning images from the world’s largest wildlife and natural history photo competition. At the Australian Museum, 6 College Street, Sydney, NSW 2010. Museum hours are 9.30am to 5.00pm daily. Entry fee is $20 for adults, $11 concessions and children. For more information visit
4 July – 11 October: Exhibition. The Photograph And Australia.. Comprising 350 photographs from over 35 lenders, this major exhibition reflects an evolving image of Australia from the 1840s onwards. At the Queensland Art Gallery, Stanley Place, Cultural Precinct, South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland 4101. Telephone (07) 3840 7303 for more information or visit
www.qagoma.qld.gov.au Gallery hours are 10.00am to 5.00pm daily.
14 August – 25 October: Exhibition. Julia Margaret Cameron: From The Victoria & Albert Museum. Marking the 200th anniversary of the birth of the famous British portrait photographer with prints on loan from London’s V&A. At the Art Gallery of NSW, Art Gallery Road, The Domain, NSW 2000. Telephone (02) 9225 1744 for more information or visit
www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au Gallery hours are 10.00am to 5.00pm daily (open to 9.00pm on Wednesdays).
16 – 18 October: The Digital Show 2015. All the latest imaging products and processes on show. Organised by the Image & Digital Entertainment Association (IDEA) Australia. At the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria 3006. For more information visit
20 November – 13 March 2016: Exhibition. Bailey’s Stardust. A retrospective exhibition of photographs from London’s National Portrait Gallery covering the long career of legendary fashion photographer David Bailey. At the National Portrait Gallery (NPG), King Edward Terrace, Parkes, ACT 2600. Gallery hours are 10.00am to 5.00pm daily. For more information telephone (02) 6102 7000 or visit www.portrait.gov.au
20 – 25 September 2016: 2016 Photokina World Of Imaging. The world’s largest exhibition of new imaging products and processes. At the Köln Messe, Cologne, Germany. Visit www.photokina-cologne.com for more information.