On 2 October 2019 in Chicago, Momento Pro was awarded the ultimate industry honour by winning the 2019 Premier Print Awards James H. Mayes Jr. Memorial ‘Best of Show’ prize, from 2,240 entries across 13 countries.
Better Photography editor, Peter Eastway, provides good reason and advice for printing your best photos from recent travels, a personal project or the last year in a book and encourages photographers to consider what their photo legacy is, especially in this age of ‘digital black holes.’
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Do you have photographs tucked away in a drawer or a box? Precious memories of family members, annual holidays and overseas trips? The digital revolution is fantastic for everything except longevity. We take our photographs for granted, leaving them on our phone, our computer or even a special storage device, but these may not be permanent. What happens if you lose your phone or your computer crashes? Or what happens if your digital files simply get old? Ten years ago, […]
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Our MD Geoff dreamt up the idea of Momento’s software, and James Whitwell our Technical Director, made it happen. In this blog post they share their hot tips on shortcuts how to get the most out of the software in the shortest amount of time.
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Sydney based photographer Leila Jeffreys doesn’t shoot your typical portraits. Sure her portraits feature handsome, intelligent, poised characters but you find wings where you expect to find arms, all because of Leila’s fascination with our native Australian birds. Leila’s interest in birds doesn’t quite reach ‘twitcher’ status but it has led to her to produce a series of portrait shots titled ‘Biloela – Wild Cockatoos‘ and ‘Portrait of a Budgerigar‘. This year Leila incorporated some of her Cockatoo portraits into […]
THE WINNERS AND FINALISTS FROM THE 2013 HEAD ON MOMENTO PHOTOBOOK AWARDS TRAVEL CATEGORY WINNER: sicilia by Robert Cameriere Book Description: This project was born in Melbourne Australia in June 2006 after meeting the young Sicilian filmmaker Luca Vullo. Despite being raised at opposite ends of the world, we quickly discovered how instantly our roots and heritage connected us. We talked of our love of Sicily, and discussed the ideas of how we could visually communicate our take on the real […]
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WINNERS AND FINALISTS FROM THE 2013 HEAD ON MOMENTO PHOTOBOOK AWARDS OPEN CATEGORY WINNER: The World Is Yours by Michael Kai Book Description: Commissioned photography is photography designed for a specific purpose, usually to tell or to sell us something. Consequently, its visual language tends toward familiar, unambiguous imagery; blue skies, smiling faces, busy city streets. By contrast, THE WORLD IS YOURS explores the unplanned, the unconventional and the unexpected. Captured over a period of ten years’ work and travel, […]
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First Class Travel with Peter Eastway When it comes to Holiday and Travel Photography, there is much to learn about the techniques and technology of the trade which often only comes after many years of experience in the field. However, at Digital Playground as part of Vivid Festival, a lucky group of budding to veteran professional photographers were fortunate enough to catch an insightful and inspirational travel photography presentation give by one of the greats, Peter Eastway. With an avid […]
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Momento produces books for all kinds of photographers, from mums and students to internationally renowned photojournalists. Whatever your skill level we will print, bind and handcraft your images in to premium quality photo books that will make you and your photography look great, and maybe even win you awards! We’re also passionate about showcasing Australian photography far-and-wide so we jumped on board to support Head On way back in the noughties, to produce a small but powerful publication of the […]
The novelty of snapping a baby’s every move obviously wore off by the time my sister was born 4 years after me because in our family albums there’s countless beautifully composed photos of me, and hardly any of Jo, and she was a very cute baby! I still feel guilty she didn’t get the paparazzi treatment so I’ve decided to make amends and save thousands of children heartbreak with advice on how to take great shots of your bubba, and […]