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The aPostles of press pics

The aPostles of press pics

Australian photographic royalty is on display at Magnet Gallery in Bourke St until October 14. Called Press Dynasty, the exhibition features the work of father and son, Cliff and Bruce Postle. Bruce Postle made his mark of generations of The Age readers after moving to Melbourne from Queensland. Many of his best are on display

Photographic frenzy!

A collection of 100 maps documenting geotags has revealed that the most photographed spot in the CBD is the intersection of Swanston and Flinders streets. The collection is called The Geotaggers World Atlas and includes maps of cities from all over the world. The album is displayed on photo sharing website, Flickr. The maps are

Meet the chief Human of Melbourne 

By Sunny Liu Having travelled around the world for 12 years, Chris Cincotta felt a missing community bond when he moved back to Melbourne three years ago.  Determined to bring more human element to this bustling city, Mr Cincotta started the Humans in Melbourne Facebook page and the Melbourne I Love You Instagram account. Inspired

Personal insight into Anzacs

After 100 years, a collection of private images of Australia’s First World War servicemen and women are being viewed in public for the first time. Photographer Michael Silver has uncovered and digitised hundreds of photos belonging to the families of those who served. The images are the social media of the time – taken by

Out of the wilderness

John Noone (1820 -1893) arrived in Melbourne in 1856 and established a photographic studio, but was later employed in the Government Survey Office as a photographer. His photographs were acclaimed and he was commissioned by the government to prepare albums for visiting dignitaries. This photograph is one of eight commissioned for presentation to visiting British

Bringing the CBD to schooling

Tour company Education Destinations is bringing Melbourne’s CBD into secondary school learning. The company offers a number of excursions to the city across a range of subjects. There are opportunities to explore across the curriculum in the CBD, including fascinating themes like Melbourne’s Aboriginal heritage, the Gold Rush and sustainable design. A highlight of the

Melbourne imagined as Manhattan

This stunning image of the intersection of Bourke and Elizabeth streets by master photographer David Simmonds interprets the CBD in the vision of New York. Mr Simmonds created the work late last year as one of a series commissioned by Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific for use in 84 deluxe suites in its new property

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