michaels March 2013 Product Guide ONLINE

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Beginner - Enthusiast - Pro Photographer ...we can help!
Product & Service Guide
March - May, 2013
Your Complete Source for Cameras, Video Cameras,
Binoculars, Photographic Accessories, Lighting Equipment,
Photo Processing, Photography Workshops and much more.
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03 9672 2222
Experience a unique journey through time with an inspiring self tour of michaels worldfamous camera museum!
Consisting of over 8000 pieces dating back to the late 1880’s, the museum features
approximately 2,000 items on display which include cameras, lenses, movie cameras,
movie and still projectors, darkroom equipment including enlargers, flash equipment, films
and plates, microscopes and advertising material.
Admission is FREE, Open 7 Days
world famous
camera museum
Level 1
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Andrei Sablinskis, - Visual Merchandising
Canon EOS 5D Mark II, 105mm, f4.5, ISO 100, 1/125 sec
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Michael Scott, - Photo Processing Consultant
Sony A350, 18mm, f3, ISO 100, 1/50 sec
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Canon DSLR Cameras & Lenses
Nikon DSLR Cameras & Lenses
Sony DSLR Cameras
Pentax DSLR Cameras / Sigma Lenses
Samsung & Fujifilm DSLR Cameras &
Lenses
Leica & Olympus Cameras / Olympus
Lenses
Panasonic DSLR Cameras /
Panasonic & Tamron Lenses
Gadget Bags: Lowepro, Kata & Vanguard
Tripods: Manfrotto, ProMaster, Vanguard,
Joby & Velbon
DSLR Camera Accessories
DSLR Video Accessories
Lighting Equipment: Fotobestway, Bowens,
Elinchrom, Profoto & ProMaster
Canon Compact Cameras
Nikon Compact Cameras
Fujifilm & Sony Compact Cameras
Olympus & Panasonic Compact Cameras
Samsung Compact Cameras
Leica & Pentax Compact Cameras
Canon & Panasonic Video Cameras
Sony & GoPro Video Cameras
Binoculars & Scopes
Scanning, Printing & Colour Management
Print & Display - Processing Services
Media School Photography Courses
we can help!
Our friendly imaging experts have all the answers.
We know every camera, we have the largest range
for you to choose from and we also listen to
your needs and explain the differences in easy to
understand terms.
Plus, we’ll train you in our classroom to make
the most of your new camera and answer any
questions you may have.
Peter Michael,
Managing Director
Ian Thrussell, - Insurance Consultant
Nikon D700, 120mm, f8, ISO 1250, 1/60 sec
petermichael@michaels.com.au
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DSLR Package
Included with purchase of any DSLR
or compact system camera*
$
23995 Value
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Tip #1
Seeing Ghosts
Nikon D90, 60mm, f25, ISO 500, 6 sec
DSLR
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Utilising a long exposure and a stationary
subject, you can easily capture a world passing
by. Keep the camera steady and the subject still
and watch the ghosts appear.
Image by: Alwyn Hanson
Media School Manager
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EOS 1100D
EOS M
Colour Choices
EOS 600D
Colour Choices
• 18 Megapixel
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” Vari-Angle LCD
• 100-6400 ISO
• 12.2 Megapixel
• 720p HD Video
• 2.7” LCD Screen
• ISO 100-6400
• 18 Megapixel
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” Touch LCD
• ISO 100-128000
EOS DSLR quality that’s as easy to use as it is to carry.
With an ultra compact body, 31-point auto focus, 4.3
frames per second continuous shooting and compatibility
with the entire EOS ecosystem of lenses and accessories, it
is an ideal step up from a point-and-shoot camera.
High quality photography for DSLR newcommers. A highresolution image sensor lets you capture stunning images
effortlessly, while high-speed 9-point auto focus makes
focusing easy. Plus, preview your shots before capture with
Live View.
Kit Options
Body + EF Lens Mount Adapter
Body + 18-55mm Lens & 90EX Speedlite
Body + 18-55mm, 22mm Lenses & 90EX Speedlite
Kit Options
Body + 18-55mm Lens • Body + 18-55mm IS Lens
Body + 18-55mm & 55-250mm IS Lenses
Body + 18-55mm & 75-300mm Lenses
Pursue the creative world of DSLR photography. Apply
creative art filters to your images and preview before shooting
with Live View, capture the moment with 3.7 frames per
second continuous shooting and shoot from more angles with
a vari-angle LCD screen.
Kit Options
Body + 18-55mm IS Lens • Body + 18-200mm IS Lens
Body + 18-135mm IS STM Lens
Body + 18-55mm IS & 55 - 250mm IS Lenses
ENTRY LEVEL
ENTHUSIAST
EOS 60D
EOS 650D
Kit Options
Body only • Body + 18-55mm IS Lens
Body + 18-135mm IS STM Lens
Body + 18-55mm & 55-250 IS Lenses
430EX II Speedlite
• 18 Megapixel
• Full HD video
• RAW Processing
• 3.0” Vari-Angle LCD
Owen Maroney
Assistant Sales Manager
Having 36 years in the photographic industry, I’ve seen
many changes in technology. My passion shines when I’m
talking cameras and you’ll see me at the sales counter,
where I can assist with any technical issues and provide
you with the right advice for your next purchase decision.
meet our team
• 18 Megapixel
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” Vari-Angle Touch LCD
• 5 FPS
A powerful tool for budding photographers with room to grow.
Capture superb quality images and Full HD video with highspeed auto focus to continuously track subjects. Plus, a wide
100-12800 ISO range lets you shoot in low-light conditions.
Choose from 7 art filters for creative expression.
Capture amazing clarity and colour with the freedom to
create and manipulate. Shoot stills in RAW or record Full HD
video with manual controls for extra flexibility and creativity.
Plus, never miss a moment with 5.3 frames per second
continuous shooting.
Kit Options
Body only • Body + 18-55mm IS Lens
Body + 18-135mm IS STM Lens • Body + 18-200mm IS Lens
Body + 18-55mm & 55-250mm IS Lenses
Lenses
• Bounce & Swivel Head
• 9 Custom Functions
• Built-in Diffuser
• E-TTL II Compatibility
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Enthusiasts looking to expand their lighting options need
look no further. A shorter recycling time (approx 20% shorter
than the 430EX) offers advanced speed capabilities while fast,
silent recycling helps in discreet situations such as weddings.
The 430EX II also features auto sensor size detection and
white balance compensation.
SA V
Canon EF-S 10-22mm Canon EF 16-35mm
f3.5-4.5 USM Lens
f2.8 L II Lens
Thinking of Upgrading?
Canon TS-E 17mm
f4 L Tilt Shift
Canon EF 24-70mm Canon EF 50mm f1.8
f2.8 L II
Build your kit with a lens
Trade in your working re-saleable equipment and SAVE on the
gear you want today!
Beginner – Enthusiast – Pro Photographer
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Staff Image
Andrei
Sablinskis,
Visual Merchandising
ENTHUSIAST
ENTHUSIAST
EOS 7D
EOS 6D
Included with purchase of
any full-frame DSLR camera*
32995 Value
$
PROFESSIONAL
EOS 5D Mark III
• 22.3 Megapixel
• Full HD Video
• 3.2” LCD Screen
• 100-25600 ISO
• 20.2 Megapixel
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” LCD Screen
• Built-in Wi-Fi & GPS
• 18 Megapixel
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” LCD Screen
• 8 FPS
The tool of choice for serious action photographers. 19-point
auto focus ensures ultra sharp images and 8 frames per
second continuous shooting means you will never miss the
moment. Capture Full HD video with manual controls. With
magnesium-alloy, dust and weather resistant construction.
PRO DSLR Package
Step into full-frame photography with ease. The lightweight
and compact EOS 6D produces incredible full-frame image
detail in any light with 100-25600 ISO. Achieve more accurate
exposure with a 63-zone dual-layer metering system and
experiment with HDR and Multiple Exposure modes.
Kit Options
Body only • Body + 18-135mm IS STM Lens
Body + 18-200mm IS Lens
Body + 15-85mm IS USM Lens
Kit Options
Body only
Body + 24-70mm f4 L
Body + 24-105mm IS USM Lens
Refined high-performance full-frame photography. Capture
images like you have never experience with 61-point highdensity auto focus for superb detail or explore new HDR
and Multiple Exposure modes. Shoot with confidence in any
condition with water and dust resistant protection.
Kit Options
Body only
Body + 24-105mm IS L USM Lens
Body + 24-70mm f2.8 L II USM Lens
PROFESSIONAL
PROFESSIONAL
EOS 1Dx
EOS 1Dc
• 18.1 Megapixel
• Full HD Video
• 3.2” LCD Screen
• 100-51200 ISO
The ultimate DSLR for discerning professionals. The EOS
1Dx combines a rapid shutter speed, auto focus continuous
shooting at 12 frames per second and a 61-point (41-cross
points) auto focus system for stunning full-frame images,
plus Live View real-time preview.
DSLR
Canon EOS 5D Mark II,
15mm, f2.8, ISO 200, 32 sec
FREE
• 18.1 Megapixel
• 4K Video
• 3.2” LCD Screen
• Dual DiG!C 5+ Processors
A breakthrough in DSLR cinematography. The incredibly
flexible, rugged and compact EOS 1Dc is able to record
stills, 4K and Full HD video, to either two on-board CF cards
or uncompressed Full HD video to outboard recorders with
industry-standard codecs and interfaces. Benefit from topof-the range focusing, exposure, and burst mode.
Kit Options
Body only
Body + 24-70mm f2.8 L II USM Lens
600EX-RT Speedlite
• 18 Custom Functions
• Guide Number 60
• Group Flash mode
• Dust/Water Resistant
Canon EF 85mm
f1.2 L II Lens
Canon EF-S 60mm Canon EF 100mm Canon EF 70-300mm
f4.5-5.6 IS Lens
f2.8 Macro
f2.8 USM Macro Lens
for any photographic pursuit.
Canon EF 70-200mm
f2.8 L IS II Lens
The ultimate Speedlite for professional and enthusiast
DSLR photographers. The flagship Canon 600EX-RT
features some key improvements to performance,
reliability and operation including its optical and radio
communication capabilities for trouble free operation, plus
colour filters allowing flash colour temperature adjustment
to match shooting conditions and remote release.
What our customers say.
“Always keep doing what you’re doing - that’s great prices, fantastic service and always looking after your loyal
customers that have shopped with you for years. That will always keep you no 1 in Melbourne.”
- Mr. Logan K (21/11/2012)
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DSLR
DSLR Package
Included with purchase of any DSLR
or compact system camera*
$
23995 Value
ENTRY LEVEL
Olympus E3, 100mm, f2, ISO 400, 1/60 sec
FREE
Tip #2
Creating Drama with Shadows
Break up the light by blocking sections of it.
When shooting outdoors, position the subject
under a tree, bridge or near objects which block
light and cast shadows.
Image by: Alwyn Hanson
Media School Manager
ENTHUSIAST
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D3100
Colour Choices
Colour Choices
• 10.1 Megapixel
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” Touch LCD
• Creative/PSAM
Modes
• 14.2 Megapixel
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” LCD Screen
• Electronic Viewfinder
• 14.2 Megapixel
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” LCD Screen
• Guide Mode
Shoot with new levels of speed and simplicity. A lightning
quick image processor plus advanced high-speed hybrid
auto focus help capture moving subjects, while Creative
and PSAM modes offer the enthusiast an arsenal of photo
modes for complete manual control.
Versatile shooting without DSLR camera bulk. Capture
every fleeting moment with an impressive 60 frames per
second burst mode. Take complete control of your images
with manual settings and RAW image capture for creative
flexibility or record stills and Full HD video simultaneously.
A digital photography experience everyone can enjoy.
Compact and lightweight with full time autofocus, Live View
image preview and built-in Scene Recognition System,
capturing extraordinary pictures and Full HD video is made
easy. Master the camera with Guide Mode.
Kit Options
Body + 10-30mm VR Lens
Kit Options
Body only
Body + 10-30mm VR Lens
Kit Options
Body only • Body + 18-55mm VR Lens • Body + 18-105mm VR Lens
Body + 18-55mm & 55-200mm VR Lenses
Body + 18-55mm & 55-300mm VR Lenses
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D3200
D5100
Colour Choices
A high-performing dream come true for new DSLR
photographers. Compact and lightweight, it features the same
image processor used in the flagship D4, 100-6400 ISO for lowlight conditions, 4 frames per second continuous shooting and
an improved Guide Mode to rapidly advance your skills.
Kit Options
Body only • Body + 18-55mm VR Lens
Body + 18-105mm VR Lens
Body + 18-55mm & 55-300mm VR Lenses
Matt Gee
Sales Department Supervisor
When choosing a camera it is important to get the camera
that fits you, rather than going with what everyone else
thinks. You need to hold it, get a feel for it, because you
will be using it! You can find me in the camera sales
department giving advice and helping people choose the
right camera for their needs.
ENTRY LEVEL
meet our team
• 24.2 Megapixel
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” LCD Screen
• Advanced Guide
Mode
• 16.2 Megapixel
• Full HD video
• 3.0” Vari-Angle LCD
• Creative Effects Mode
Find inspiration from every angle. A host of photo and video
tools including 4 frames per second continuous shooting,
fast and accurate 11-point auto focus, built-in HDR mode,
Live View and Full HD video with full time AF deliver superior
performance.
Kit Options
Body only • Body + 18-55mm VR • Body + 18-105mm VR Lens
Body + 18-55mm & 55-200mm VR Lenses
Body + 18-55mm & 55-300mm VR Lenses
Lenses
D5200
• 24.1 Megapixel
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” Vari-Angle LCD
• 5 FPS
Explore your creative potential and discover new perspectives.
A 39-point auto focus system, the same used in the highend D7000, lets you easily capture subjects on the move.
Refine the look of your shots with 16 scene modes, 6 picture
controls and built-in HDR mode.
Kit Options
Body only • Body + 18-55mm VR Lens
Body + 18-105mm VR Lens
Body + 18-55mm & 55-300mm VR Lenses
Nikon AF-S DX
Nikon AF-S
10-24mm f3.5-4.5 Lens 16-35mm f4 VR Lens
Professional Sensor Cleaning
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Nikon PC-E
Nikon AF-S
24mm f3.5 Shift Lens 24-70mm f2.8 Lens
Nikon AF-S
50mm f1.8 Lens
Build your kit with a lens
We offer prompt, efficient Digital SLR sensor cleaning, with 48 Hour
on-site service. Urgent sensor c leaning available subject to workload.
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PRO DSLR Package
Included with purchase of
any full-frame DSLR camera*
32995 Value
$
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ENTHUSIAST
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D7000
D7100
D600
• 16.2 Megapixel
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” LCD Screen
• 39-point Auto
Focus
Inspired performance in a size that keeps you shooting. The
D7000 is fast with .13 sec start up and 6 frames per second
continuous shooting up to 100 shots. It also boasts pro-grade
Full HD video with manual control and full time auto focus.
Kit Options
Body only • Body + 18-55mm VR Lens • Body + 16-85mm VR Lens
Body + 18-105mm VR Lens • Body + 18-200mm VR II Lens
Body + 18-105mm & 55-300mm VR Lenses
Body + 18-55mm VR & 55-300mm VR Lenses
PROFESSIONAL
D800/D800E
• 24.1 Megapixel
• Full HD Video
• 3.2” LCD Screen
• 6 FPS
The power and agility to leap forward. A magnesium alloy,
moisture resistant body houses a pro-level 51-point auto
focus area for fast precise focusing. Designed without an
optical low pass filter, it delivers exceptionally sharp details.
Shoot up to 950 frames on a single battery charge.
Kit Options
Body only
Body + 18-105mm VR Lens
I AM YOUR NIKON SHOP
• 24.3 Megapixel
• Full HD Video
• 3.2” LCD Screen
• 100-6400 ISO
Full-frame doesn’t have to be full size. Incredibly light and
compact, the D600 features 39-point auto focus and 5.5
frames per second continuous shooting for still images,
plus manual control, stereo mic inputs and full time auto
focus for HD video capture.
Kit Options
Body only
Body + 24-85mm VR Lens
PROFESSIONAL
D4
• 36.3 Megapixel
• Full HD Video
• 3.2” LCD Screen
• 51-point Auto Focus
Capture miniscule detail, monumental images and broadcast
quality video. It is equipped to rapidly handle massive
amounts of data and produce superior full-frame image
quality with 100-6400 ISO. The D800e features a disabled
aliasing filter for extraordinary detail.
Kit Options
Body only (D800)
Body only (D800e)
DSLR
Fujifilm FinePix X100,
23mm, f5.6, ISO 100, 1/256 sec
FREE
• 16.2 Megapixel
• Full HD Video
• 3.2” LCD Screen
• 10 FPS
Experience DSLR speed and accuracy at its best. Capture
dazzling full-frame images under a broad range of lighting
conditions with 100-12800 ISO and 51-point auto focus.
Save images in RAW, TIFF or JPEG formats or record
broadcast quality Full HD video.
Kit Options
Body only
SB-910 Speedlight
• 3 Illumination Patterns
• Power Zoom Function
• Heat Resistant Design
• Overheating Prevention
Nikon AF-S
85mm f1.4 Lens
Nikon AF-S DX
Nikon AF-S 105mm
Nikon AF-S
Nikon AF-S
40mm f2.8 Macro Lens f2.8 VR Macro Lens 70-200mm f2.8 VR II Lens 200-400mm f4 VR II Lens
for any photographic pursuit.
Make the most out of light with seamless performance
and precise illumination. The SB-910 Speedlight features
include automatic Nikon FX / Nikon DX format detection
and light distribution angle selection, power zoom function
covering 17-200mm (FX format) or 12-200mm (DX
format) zoom ranges and compatibility with the Nikon
Creative Lighting System.
What our customers say.
“The help I received from Peter Zolotarev when purchasing a Nikon lens was excellent. In addition, all staff at
Michaels have provided excellent service on my recent purchases. Thank you.”
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DSLR Package
DSLR
Included with purchase of any DSLR
or compact system camera*
$
23995 Value
Olympus E3, 400mm, f4, ISO 400, 1/500 sec
FREE
Tip #3
Compose Off-Centre
Use the rule of thirds as a simple guide to avoid
‘stagnant’ images, by keeping your subject and
primary elements closer the edges of an image
for greater aesthetic appeal.
Image by: Alwyn Hanson
Media School Manager
ENTRY LEVEL
ENTHUSIAST
ENTHUSIAST
NEX-5R
NEX-6
NEX-7
Colour Choices
• 16.1 Megapixel
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” Tilt/Touch LCD
• Built-in Wi-Fi
Capture everyday life with more creativity. A large image
sensor, fast hybrid auto focus and 10 frames per second
continuous shooting combine to help you shoot like a pro
with ultra-fine detail and rich colours. Turn your phone or
tablet into a remote trigger with Wi-Fi.
Kit Options
Body Only
Body + 16-50mm Lens
Body + 16-50mm & 55-210mm Lenses
• 16.1 Megapixel
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” LCD Screen
• Electronic Viewfinder
Take your photographic vision to the next level. Features
include an OLED electronic viewfinder for perfect composition,
control and mode dials for intuitive operation, 100-25600 ISO
and pop-up flash for shooting in any light and ultra-fast autofocus, plus built-in Wi-Fi.
Kit Options
Body Only
Body + 16-50mm Lens
Body + 16-50mm & 55-210mm Lenses
Kit Options
Body Only • Body + 18-55mm Lens
Body + 18-200mm Lens
Body + Carl Zeiss 24mm Lens
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A37
A57
Kit Options
Body + 18-55mm Lens
Body + 18-135mm Lens
Body + 18-55mm & 55-200mm Lenses
ENTHUSIAST
A65
• 16.1 Megapixel
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” Tilt/Swivel LCD
• 12 FPS
Elliot Livingston
Service Department Manager
My interest in photography was sparked at a young age as
my father taught photography at a local highschool. I have
studied as an AV technician as well as animation with
a minor in photography. Find me in service department
where I’ll be offering advice on hiring and repairing a wide
range of equipment.
meet our team
• 16.1 Megapixel
• Full HD Video
• 2.6” Tilt LCD Screen
• 100-16000 ISO
Sophisticated shooting with clarity and precision. Capture
fast moving subjects and fleeting moments with Translucent
Mirror Technology and 7 frames per second image capture
with continuous auto focus. Shooting professional portraits
easily with Auto Portrait Framing.
ENTHUSIAST
A77
• 24.3 Megapixel
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” Swivel LCD Screen
• GPS Tagging
Feature packed for greater control. Preview and compose
images on the LCD screen or with full-time Live View through
the OLED electronic viewfinder. Capture night shots with a
built-in flash or record Full HD video with manual control in
smooth 60p, standard 60i or cinematic 24p.
Kit Options
Body Only • Body + 18-55mm Lens
Body + 18-135mm Lens
Body + 18-55mm & 55-200mm Lenses
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• 24.3 Megapixel
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” Tilt LCD Screen
• 10 FPS
Professional DSLR-like performance in a compact body.
TRINAVI operation enables faster and more intuitive fine tuning
of camera settings, while a blazing fast .02 sec shutter
release time means you’ll never miss a photo opportunity.
Benefit from superb build quality with large grip.
Never miss the moment again. Benefit from a 15-point
continuous auto focus ideal for shooting Full HD video,
SteadyShot image stabilisation for blur free results and Clear
Image Zoom, extending the range of any lens.
Kit Options
Body Only • Body + 18-55mm Lens
Body + 18-135mm Lens
Body + 18-55mm & 55-200mm Lenses
PROFESSIONAL
A99
• 24.3 Megapixel
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” Swivel/Tilt LCD
• 19-point Auto Focus
Step up to an incredible shooting experience. Designed with
a rugged magnesium alloy body, the A77 captures 12 blur
free frames per second at full resolution with continuous auto
focus and SteadyShot image stabilisation. Dual control dials
benefit the manual enthusiast.
Kit Options
Body Only
Body + 16-50mm f2.8 Lens
Body + 18-135mm Lens
• 24.3 Megapixel
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” Swivel/Tilt LCD
• 100-25600 ISO
Ground-breaking full-frame quality leaving details with
nowhere to hide. Take a leap forward in performance with
a dual auto focus system, wide ISO range up to 25600 and
Full HD video with exposure and focus controls plus GPS
and Auto HDR.
Kit Options
Body Only
Body + 28-75mm f2.8 Lens
Body + Carl Zeiss 24-70mm f2.8 Lens
Beginner – Enthusiast – Pro Photographer
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Jessica Tucker,
Fine Art Department
Manager
Included with purchase of
any full-frame DSLR camera*
ENTHUSIAST
K-5 II / K-5 IIs
Colour Choices
• 16.3 Megapixel
• Full HD video
• 3.0” Air-Gap Free LCD
• 80-51200 ISO
• 16 Megapixel
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” LCD Screen
• 100-25600 ISO
Photography doesn’t have to take a raincheck. Shoot with
confidence under the elements will a weather sealed and cold
proof body. Freeze action with 6 frames per second continuous
shooting or capture more detail with in-camera HDR. 77
segment metering produces beautifully exposed images.
Kit Options
Body Only • Body + 18-55mm Lens
Body + 18-135mm WR Lens
Body + Sigma 18-200mm Lens
Kit Options
Body + 18-55mm Lens
PROFESSIONAL
.. DSLR
K-30
• 12.4 Megapixel
• 720p HD Video
• 3.0” LCD Screen
• 6 FPS
Features and functions to make DSLR photography effortless.
Capture blur free images in any light with sensor-shift
shake reduction and wide 100-25600 ISO range. Remove
guesswork with powerful automatic modes and send images
wirelessly with IrSimple infrared transfer.
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32995 Value
ENTRY LEVEL
K-r
PRO DSLR Package
$
Sony A200
20mm, f22, ISO 100, 1/40 sec
ENTRY LEVEL
FREE
Feed your photography obsession. Benefit from a rugged,
dust and weatherproof body plus a top-class 11-point auto
focus sensor and 80-51200 ISO range for brilliant results in
low-light. The K-5 IIs filterless sensor design delivers even
greater resolution.
Kit Options
Body Only
Body + 18-135mm WR Lens
AF-360FGZ Flash
645D
• 40 Megapixel
• 11-point Auto Focus
• 3.0” LCD Screen
• 77-Segment Metering
• Bounce Head
• High-Speed Sync
• Illuminated LCD Panel
• Wireless P-TTL Auto Flash
Serious image quality for seriously large prints. A 40
megapixel medium format sensor means ultra-high
resolution and cropping flexibility. Benefit from a full range
of white balance, exposure and playback options plus mirror
lock up for the sharpest results.
Shed light on your subject with a specialised flash unit. This
professional flash for the Pentax family of DSLR cameras
offers full manual control and TTL capabilities for accurate
exposure with every aperture. Flash exposure compensation
is easy through a simple control dial. Autozoom head
covers from 24-80mm range. Includes an auto focus assist
beam for focusing in low light or low contrast situations.
Kit Options
Body Only
Body + 55mm Lens
Lenses
Sigma 35mm
f1.4 Lens
Sigma 50mm
f1.4 Lens
Sigma 85mm
f1.4 Lens
Sigma 105mm
f2.8 OS Macro Lens
Sigma 18-250mm
f3.5-6.3 OS Lens
Sigma 70-200mm
f2.8 OS Lens
Sigma 150-500mm
f5-6.3 OS Lens
Build your kit with a lens for any photographic pursuit.
What our customers say.
“I’ve purchased a body and six lenses from you in the last few months. Trevor provided excellent service, keeping
track of the various lenses that needed to be pre-ordered or back-ordered and keeping me informed.”
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or compact system camera*
$
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ENTRY LEVEL
Create a Sense of Size
Emphasise the size and majesty of trees,
forests, lakes and vistas by keeping a person
or object in the frame for relative size, or by
shooting from an upward angle.
Image by: Peter Michael
Managing Director
ENTRY LEVEL
NX1000
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Tip #4
Nikon D700, 400mm, f14, ISO 500, 1/400 sec
DSLR
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NX300
NX20
Colour Choices
• 20.3 Megapixel
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” LCD Screen
• Built-in Wi-Fi
Style and image perfection, all in one. Capture fast moving
subjects with 8 frames per second continuous shooting,
precise high speed auto focus and rapid 1/4000 sec shutter
speed. Plus, explore your creative side with Smart Filter 2.0
and selective colour options.
Colour Choices
• 20.3 Megapixel
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” Swivel LCD Screen
• Electronic Viewfinder
Great photography has no speed limit. Never miss a shot
with blazing fast 1/8000 shutter speed, 40ms shutter lag and
8 frames per second continuous shooting. ISO up to 12800
means great results in low-light. Plus, share every moment
instantly with built-in Wi-Fi.
Kit Options
Body + 20-50mm Lens
Body + 20-50mm & 50-200mm Lenses
Kit Options
Body + 18-55mm Lens
Body + 18-55mm & 50-200mm Lenses
• 20.3 Megapixel
• Full HD Video
• 3.31” Tilt/Touch LCDN
• 9 FPS
Speed, performance and connectivity combined. Shoot
sharp, low noise images in any light with a wide 100-25600
ISO range. Designed with retro styling, it boasts advanced
capabilities like touch screen menu control and auto focus
plus 3D still image/video capture and built-in Wi-Fi.
Kit Options
Body + 18-55mm Lens
Body + 18-55mm & 50-200mm Lenses
Lenses
Tony Menz
Leica Consultant & Lighting Specialist
Samsung 60mm f2.8 Samsung
Macro Lens 18-200mm Lens
Samsung 85mm
f1.4 Lens
A former AIPP member and print awards winner, I
spent many years working as a Professional Wedding,
Portraiture and Commercial Photographer, using film and
digital formats. I have undergone IT and Communications
training, worked for Nikon Australia and am now
positioned as a dedicated Leica Consultant with michaels.
PROFESSIONAL
meet our team
Lenses
ENTHUSIAST
X-Pro 1
X-E1
• 16 Megapixel
• Full HD Video
• 2.8” LCD Screen
• Intelligent Hybrid Auto
Focus
Take your photography to new extremes. A highly advanced
sensor and processor combine for exceptional performance.
The 35mm equivalent f2 fixed focal length lens is ideal for
everyday shooting, even in low-light. Benefit from intelligent
hybrid auto focus, quick response and high-speed 6 frames
per second shooting at full resolution. Plus, explore your
creative side with unique film simulation modes that replicate
FUJIFILM’s acclaimed color reversal photo films.
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Kit Options
Body Only
Body + 18-55mm Lens
Fujifilm 60mm
f2.4 Macro Lens
X100s
• 16.3 Megapixel
• Full HD Video
• 2.8” LCD Screen
• 100-25600 ISO
A favourite among photographers of all levels. Spend less
time waiting and more time shooting with 0.5 sec start up,
0.1 sec auto focus and 6 frames per continuous shooting or
record stunning Full HD video with stereo sound and choice
of unique film simulation modes.
Kit Options
Body Only
Body + 35mm Lens
Fujifilm
35mm f1.4 Lens
ENTHUSIAST
Colour Choices
• 16.3 Megapixel
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” LCD Screen
• Hybrid Multi Viewfinder
Traditional attention to detail in a modern digital camera. Made
in Japan with die-cast aluminium top and base plus leather
finish, it features an advanced image sensor, selectable auto
focus and XF lens compatibility. A hybrid viewfinder optimises
magnification according to the mounted lens.
Fujifilm
18mm f2.0 Lens
If you prefer to purchase from us because of our service, range, advice and expertise, our Media School Courses and after sales service, but,
in the unlikely event, find that our price for the particular camera you have chosen has been undercut by another store, simply let one of our
consultants know. They will check that it is a genuine price for the identical camera and that it is in stock, and try our best to match it.
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FREE
PRO DSLR Package
Photo by:
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Included with purchase of
any full-frame DSLR camera*
PROFESSIONAL
PROFESSIONAL
PROFESSIONAL
S (Type 006)
M (Type 240)
M Monochrom
/
32995 Value
$
Olympus E-PM1,
42mm, f8, ISO-200, 1/200 sec
Colour Choices
A class all of its own. Designed to professional standards,
this medium format camera captures JPEG or DNG files with
incredible detail and low noise. A 2GB buffer memory ensures
smooth, fast operation. Capture 1000 exposures per charge
and record to dual CF and SD memory card slots.
• 24 Megpapixel
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” LCD Screen
• 100-6400 ISO
Born from a tradition of innovation. This versatile new
M-system camera features revised ergonomics and controls,
powerful processing, fast start-up and responsiveness and
rangefinder focusing through the optical viewfinder or with
Live View on the LCD screen.
Create a Customised Kit with a Full Range of
• 18 Megapixel
• 2.5” LCD Screen
• JPEG & RAW
• 320-10000 ISO
The digital future of full-frame black and white photography.
The M Monochrom features a classic, minimally styled
body with leatherette covering, housing a specially designed
monochrom sensor that delivers exceptional sharpness and
dynamic range.
S & M Lenses In-Store
Lenses
Olympus
9-18mm Lens
Olympus
75-300mm Lens
Lenses
Olympus
17mm f1.8 Lens
Olympus
12mm f2 Lens
ENTRY LEVEL
ENTRY LEVEL
PEN Mini E-PM2
DSLR quality with point-and-shoot simplicity. Designed for
new compact system camera users, the E-PM2 combines a
simple interface and Live Guide with DSLR-like performance
thanks to an advanced image sensor and processor plus
built-in image stabilisation.
Colour Choices
• 16 Megapixel
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” Tilt/Touch LCD
• 200-25600 ISO
High-end DSLR capability with compact camera portability.
Incedibly fast focusing and an intuitive LCD screen with touch
autofocus technology make the E-PL5 a joy. Pllus, explore
your creative side with 12 art filters for stills or Full HD video.
Kit Options
Body + 14-42mm Lens
Body + 14-42mm & 40-150mm Lenses
Olympus
45mm f1.8 Lens
Olympus
75mm f1.8 Lens
ENTHUSIAST
PEN Lite E-PL5
Colour Choices
• 16 Megapixel
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” Touch LCD Screen
• 8 FPS
DSLR
• 37.5 Megapixel
• 3.0” LCD Screen
• Integrated GPS
• 100-1600 ISO
Kit Options
Body Only
Body + 14-42mm Lens
Body + 14-42mm & 40-150mm Lenses
OM-D E-M5
Colour Choices
• 16.1 Megapixel
• Full HD Video
• 9 FPS Shooting
• 5-Axis Stabilisation
The beginning of the new. The multi-award winning OM-D
E-M5 boasts a digital viewfinder with real time preview of
filters and effects, blazing fast auto focus and the world’s
most advanced 5-axis image stabiliser, plus a rugged,
weatherproof body.
Kit Options
Body Only • Body + 12-50mm
Body + 14-42mm
Body + 14-42 & 40-150mm Lenses
What our customers say.
“I received excellent service with my original contact, then when I returned I received fantastic service from Andrei.
I will return for future purchases and be recommending your staff and store to my friends and local camera club.”
- Ms Heather D (22/10/2012)
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DSLR Package
Included with purchase of any DSLR
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$
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Nikon D7000, 70mm, f2.8, ISO 200, 1/100
Tip #5
Capture Candid Moments
Rather than staging a ‘natural’ shot, keep
your distance and shoot with a telephoto
lens – your subjects won’t even
know your there.
Image by: Alwyn Hanson
Media School Manager
ENTRY LEVEL
ENTHUSIAST
Lumix GF5
Lumix GX1
• 12.1 Megapixel
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” Touch LCD
• Built-in Flash
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ENTRY LEVEL
Lumix G5
• 16 Megapixel
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” Free-Angle Touch LCD
• Electonic Viewfinder
• 16 Megapixel
• Full HD video
• 3.0” Touch LCD
• 100-12800 ISO
Compact and feature packed for the creative photographer.
Capture fast-moving subjects, even in low-light with
lightning fast .09 sec auto focus and 100-6400 ISO. Get
creative with 14 filters and learn to select from 23 scenes
with in-camera Scene Guide Tutorial.
Iconic designed paired with sensational technology.
Engineered for quality in form and function, the GX1 lets
you capture up to 20 frames per second with high precision
contrast auto focus plus super optical image stabilisation
minimising blur.
Kit Options
Body + 14-42mm Lens
Body + 14-42mm Power Zoom Lens
Kit Options
Body Only • Body + 14-42mm Lens
Body + 14-42mm Power Zoom Lens
Top of the line image quality and advanced performance.
A compact, lightweight body houses ultra speed contrast
auto focus with 6 frames per second burst shooting at full
resolution, plus an electronic viewfinder with Live View.
Kit Options
Body Only
Body + 14-42mm Lens
Body + 14-42mm & 45-150mm Lenses
ENTHUSIAST
Lenses
• 16 Megapixel
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” Free-Angle Touch LCD
• Built-in Wi-Fi
High-performance meets rugged design. An advanced sensor
and processor deliver intricately detailed JPEG and RAW stills
or Full HD video. A Magnesium alloy frame plus splash and
dustproof seals mean you can shoot with confidence in any
environment.
Kit Options
Body Only
Body + 12-35mm f2.8 Lens
Body + 12-35mm f2.8 & 35-100mm f2.8 Lenses
Gerry Angelos
Camera Consultant
I studied photography for 3 years before working as a
photographic assistant in a commercial studio for another
4 while completing freelance assignments for The Age and
The Herald Sun. Find me at michaels on the ground floor
offering customers advice on compact cameras, DSLRs or
binoculars.
meet our team
Lumix GH3
Panasonic Leica Panasonic 35-100mm
Panasonic
25mm f1.4 Lens
f2.8 Lens
12-35mm f2.8 Lens
Lenses
Tamron 10-24mm
f3.5-4.5 Lens
Tamron 17-50mm
f2.8 VC Lens
Tamron 24-70mm
f2.8 VC Lens
Tamron 18-270mm
f3.5-6.3 PZD Lens
Tamron 90mm
f2.8 VC Macro Lens
Tamron 70-300mm
f4-5.6 VC Lens
Tamron 70-200mm
f2.8 VC Lens
Build your kit with a lens for any photographic pursuit.
Expert recovery of lost, deleted, corrupted or formatted photos and video clips from
memory cards (including mobiles), video HDD and discs.
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RECOVERY
See www.michaels.com.au/datadoctor for more details.
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Camera Bags
Bags
Passport Sling
Nova 170AW
DSLR Video Fastpack 250AW
Rover Pro 35AW
Pro Roller X200
Bags
Marvel X 20 Holster
Nimble 3 D-Lite
D-Light 3-in-1 Sling Backpack
Revolver 8 PL
ULB222 Bumblebee
Flyby75
Vanguard Bags
BIN 37
Adaptor 41
Kinray 43
Heralder 33
Up-Rise 45
Xcenior 41T
What our customers say.
“I have again found the experience from quotation through to the final purchase to be most rewarding.
Congratulations to Thomas and Adi for their product knowledge, desire to be of service and competitive pricing.”
- Mr. Bryan H (6/12/2012)
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Max Height: 178cm
Min Height: 66cm
Load: 7kg
Weight 2.4kg
Max Height: 146cm
Min Height: 58cm
Load: 5kg
Weight 1.29kg
Max Height: 146cm
Min Height: 57cm
Load: 5kg
Weight 1.8kg
Max Height: 175cm
Min Height: 65cm
Load: 8kg
Weight 1.65kg
Max Height: 169cm
Min Height: 60cm
Load: 5kg
Weight 1.9kg
MT294A3
190XPROB
055XPROB
055CXPRO3 Carbon Fibre
Max Height: 189cm
Min Height: 53cm
Load: 18kg
Weight 2kg
Max Height: 160cm
Min Height: 42cm
Load: 15kg
Weight 1.6kg
Max Height: 160cm
Min Height: 54cm
Load: 6kg
Weight 1.2kg
®
Tripods
190CXPRO3 Carbon Fibre
Max Height: 150cm
Min Height: 40cm
Load: 10kg
Weight 1.25kg
XC525
T325P Carbon Fibre
XC528C Carbon Fibre
Max Height: 165cm
Min Height: 62cm
Load: 3kg
Weight 1.8kg
Max Height: 101cm
Min Height: 30cm
Load: 2kg
Weight 0.6kg
Nivelo
Espod 233AP
Max Height: 165cm
Min Height: 63cm
Load: 7kg
Weight 2kg
Alta Pro 263AB
USV432
Tripod Dolly
Max Height: 184cm
Min Height: 75cm
Load: 10kg
Weight 3.4kg
Tracker 2
Max Height: 174cm
Min Height: 77cm
Load: 8kg
Weight 3.1kg
Tracker 3
Max Height: 169cm
Min Height: 62cm
Load: 5kg
Weight 2kg
For Compact
Cameras
Gorillapod Original
For Compact
System Cameras
up to 1Kg
Gorillapod Hybrid
For DSLR
Cameras
up to 3Kg
Gorillapod Focus
FREE Lunchtime Seminars
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Max Height: 158cm
Min Height: 40cm
Load: 3kg
Weight 1.1kg
Velbon Ultra Luxi L
Wednesday afternoons from 1:10-1:50pm, we give you an excellent way to explore new techniques,
get introduced to new software, or simply get more in-depth knowledge of varied areas of photography.
See www.michaels.com.au/lunchtime for upcoming lunchtime seminars.
Velbon Sherpa 803RD
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Filters
Multi-coat Filters:
ProMaster Multi-coat filters feature high-quality glass, precision metal frames and multicoating, which produces sharp contrast and well-balanced colour by minimising reflection at
the filters surface and reducing flare and ghosting.
Digital Filters:
ProMaster’s Digital line of filters feature greater anti-reflective multi-coating with coatings
applied to the filters front and back surfaces. This results in clearer images with higher
contrast by reducing internal flares and reflections that commonly occur in digital SLR
cameras.
Digital HGX Filters:
ProMaster’s Professional Digital HGX filters are created with the highest quality, ultrahardened glass. Each filter is individually polished and treated with 16 layers of coating,
including Repellamax™, a unique element resistant coating, which can only be found in a
ProMaster Digital HGX filter.
Circular Polariser / Neutral Density / Ultra Violet
Memory Cards from 2GB to 128GB
Sandisk Ultra CF, Sandisk Extreme CF, Sandisk Extreme Pro CF,
Sandisk Ultra SD, Sandisk Extreme SD, Sandisk Extreme Pro SD
Lexar Platinum II CF, Lexar Professional 800x CF, Lexar Professional 1000x CF
Lexar Platinum II SD, Lexar Professional 400x SD, Lexar Professional 600x SD
Filters, Memory Cards, Straps, Accessories
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Carry Straps
OP/TECH USA Classic Strap
Black Rapid Metro
Black Rapid RS-7 Black Rapid Women’s
Joby Ultrafit Sling
Joby 3-Way Strap
OP/TECH USA Utility Sling
OP/TECH USA Fashion Strap
Remotes & Camera Care
Hahnel Giga T Pro
Wireless Remote
ProMaster Cable Release
ProMaster
Infra Red Remote
Flash Wave III
Flash Trigger
OP/TECH USA Rainsleeve
ProMaster Hurricane Blower
ProMaster Deluxe Camera Care Kit
What our customers say.
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Comprehensive camera body and lens compatibility. Whether
you have invested in a new camera system or simply wish
to put your existing lens kit to better use, the afforable range
fo Kiwi lens adapters will enable you to utilise manual and
digital lenses with most modern camera bodies.
VideoMic Pro
Best in class for professional quality audio. Designed for
use with camcorders, DSLR cameras and portable audio
recorders, the RODE VideoMic Pro is lightweight, easy to use
shotgun microphone that delivers over 70 hours of broadcast
quality audio recording from a single 9V battery. Benefit
from reduced vibration in the microphone and minimised
surrounding audio, ensuring your recording is focused on the
subject in front of the camera.
®
120 LED Light
Throw light on your images the right way. Utilise this
quality 120 LED camera and camcorder light to help you
achieve well-lit photos and video with more natural colour.
The continuous light source eliminates the red-eye effect
commonly caused by your camera’s flash and helps you get
sharper pictures by providing a good source of illumination for
your camera’s auto focus system.
Tip #6
Olympus E5, 24mm, f22, ISO 400, 1/30 sec
DSLR Video Accessories
Kiwi Lens Adapters
Focus on Everything
Want the whole frame in focus for a great
landscape shot? Make sure to select a
narrow aperture like f22 to ensure focus from
foreground through to background.
Image by: Alwyn Hanson
Media School Manager
Zoom H4n
World-class recording for everyone. Turn your world into a
recording studio with X/Y stereo condenser mics designed
to deliver perfect sound localisation. Create a professional
video system by connecting the Zoom H4N to your DSLR
or video camera and achieve remarkable sound depth and
clarity. Check recordings as you go with an in-built reference
speaker. Record for an impressive 11 hours uninterrupted
with stamina mode continuous recording.
Atomos Ninja 2
Shoot longer and move faster. The Ninja 2 HD recorder,
monitor and playback device is designed with serious
videographers in mind. Capture pristine 10-bit 4:2:2 video
and audio direct from any HDMI source including DSLR
cameras, PC, Mac, iPad and iPhone, decks and switchers
and utilise its intuitive touch screen for fast access to all
functions. Shoot for longer with up to 16.5 hours recording
on a 750GB disk.
HD 201 Headphones Hoodman Cine Kit Pro
Powerful sound and outstanding wearing comfort. Ideal for
those in need of durable, on-the-go headphones, the rugged
and lightweight HD 201 headphones feature a fully immersive
ear cup design with leatherette ear pads and delivers high
quality base, powerful audio reproduction and ambient noise
attenuation.
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All you need for improved outdoor video capture. With the
HoodLoupe pressed up against your eye, you will have a glare
free LCD screen to pull focus from, German glass to view
through and 3 points of contact for steady hand-held shots.
Benefit from fast, easy mounting and compatibility with most
DSLR camera bodies.
iXY Recorder
HD Audio, anytime, anywhere. The ultimate recording mic for
iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, it’s ideal for capturing music, from
band rehearsals to stadium shows with a true XY stereo pattern
and adjustable input level for total clarity. Mount it to your DSLR
or video camera and capture immersive, high-resolution stereo
audio. Monitor in real-time, or connect the headphone output of
your iPhone directly into your camera for high quality scratch
audio to sync in post.
®
HGX Variable
ND Filters
Designed for utilising lenses at their full aperture to achieve
beautiful depth of field. Capture stunning images with slow
shutter speeds and creative apertures. Light reduction of
approximately 1.3 to 8.6 stops creates a darkening of the
image, letting you shoot with a wider aperture or slower
shutter speed than normally required for creative impact.
Benefit from REPELLAMAX™ element resistant coating for
consistently sharp images.
Glanz DSLR Shoulder Rig
Ready, steady, shoot – without camera shake. This compact,
lightweight and versatile foldable bracket provides stabilisation
when shooting video with a DSLR or video camera. Configure
as desired for two shoulder-mounted or two low-angle set-ups.
Benefit from soft, rubberised handgrips and shoulder mounts
plus ¼” thread mounting points to attach various accessories.
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Fotobestway
Mercury 500
Ian Zbeigniewski,
Photo Processing
Consultant
Achieve greater power and broader spread of light than your
Speedlite affords. Controlling this light easily with a digital
control panel allowing power adjustments at 1/10 stop
increments. Includes 2x 500w heads, 2x stands, softbox,
umbrella and carry bag.
Canon 5D Mark II,
17mm, f22, ISO 100
Gemini 400
The BRX enables photographers the greatest freedom to
express their individuality, perfect for portraiture, landscape,
product and architectural photography. Take full control of your
units settings with the EL-Skyport App for iPhone and iPad via
the optional WiFi module. Includes 2x 500w heads, 2x stands,
2x softboxes, EL-Skyport remote and 2x carry cases.
Fotobestway Lighting Case
The perfect lighting solution for professional looking ebay
images and general product photography. This portable
briefcase style kit including a range of background colours
and is suitable for products up to 35cm x 35cm. 2x 55w
fluorescent tubes and reflective interior create a balanced
even light.
®
®
®
Providing shadow-lightening detail in your subject, using
available, or studio lighting. Containing translucent white,
white, silver, gold and black reflectors. Fold to 1/3 the open
size, and comes with a unique carrying case that has an
18% gray panel to assist in obtaining optimum white balance.
Available in 22, 32, 42, and 40x60” sizes.
The ultimate setup when you are on location, giving you
600 Ws flashes and an innovative 65w modeling light.
Add some Profoto light shaping tools and you are always
ready to shoot, wherever you go. Includes Acute B head,
generator, battery, disc reflector, air sync and bag.
Background
Support
This telescoping background stand is the ideal tool for use
in the studio or on location. The 2 piece crossbar provides
added strength at maximum extension while helping to make
the system small when you need to transport it. Complete
with 2 heavy duty stands and a professional carrying case.
5-in-1 Reflectors
Profoto Acute B2
Umbrellas
ProMaster professional series umbrellas are one of the finest
quality photographic umbrellas built today. The 8mm solid
stainless main rod construction and solid core stainless or fiber
spines are designed to prevent “crimping” and stand up to the
demanding needs of professionals. Available in soft light, black/
white, black/silver, and convertible in sizes up to 72”
®
Background
Fabric
Lighting Equipment
Impressive flash-durations and recycle times and precise
control over 5 stops of power using a single simple stepless
dial which also controls the proportional modelling lamp. Able
to be powered from mains AC power or an optional battery
pack. Includes 2x 400w heads, 2x stands, 2x umbrellas and
carry bag.
BRX 500
ProMaster backdrops are an easy to use, easy to store
background for any type of portraiture. The backdrop can be
hung from any standard support system using the hemmed
pocket or specially designed backdrop clips. Available in
solid colours, abstract patterns and vintage designs in
3x3.6m or 3x6m lengths. Over 40 to chose from.
®
Softboxes
A soft box is a must have studio accessory that provides a
natural soft light, reducing harsh shadows and hot spots.
Using a soft box helps to create more flattering images of
people and objects. Available in 24x24”, 36x36”, 24x36”,
32x48”, 36” octagonal and 48” octagonal. Suitable for
Bowens S, Broncolor, Elinchrom and ProFoto fittings.
What our customers say.
“Hard to think of anything that can be improved at michaels. Special thanks to David in the Insurance
Department and Matt Gee too. A great pleasure to deal with michaels again, great service and great prices.”
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Digital Essentials Package
Included with purchase of
any digital compact Camera*
Compact Cameras
$
14750 Value
PERFORMANCE
Nikon D7000, 18mm, f6.3, ISO 2000, 8 sec
(captured at midnight)
FREE
Tip #7
Stop the Shake
Slower shutter speeds mean more camera
shake so use a tripod for best results or stick
to the following shutter speed rule of thumb –
1/lens focus length.
Image by: Peter Michael
Managing Director
PERFORMANCE
PowerShot G1X
PERFORMANCE
PowerShot G15
PowerShot S110
Colour Choices
• 14.3 Megapixel
• 4x Optical Zoom
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” Vari-Angle LCD
The pinnacle of PowerShot performance. A large, high
sensitivity sensor, bright f2.8 wide-angle lens and 100-12800
ISO sensitivity deliver professional image quality, with greater
depth of field while hybrid image stabilisation reduces blur.
Full manual control and RAW shooting will satisfy the creative
enthusiast. Dedicated movie button, wind filter feature and
optical zoom make for easy Full HD video capture.
• 12.1 Megapixel
• 5x Optical Zoom
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” LCD Screen
Explore imaging excellence and your creative potential.
Designed with a compact and rugged magnesium alloy build
quality, it offers full manual control and RAW capture for
flexibility in manipulating images. High-speed auto focus,
high speed burst mode and intelligent image stabilisation let
you capture 10 frames per second while maintaining image
quality. Get close-up with 1cm macro mode.
TRAVELLER
• 12.1 Megapixel
• 5x Optical Zoom
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” Touch LCD Screen
High performance in an unassuming body. Capture 10 frames
per second with high-speed burst mode and re-designed
high-speed auto focus, customise manual settings to the
control ring and focus or capture straight from the touch
screen. Shoot Full HD video and RAW files in several aspect
ratios. A responsive touch screen and control dial make for
an enjoyable photographic experience. Share or print images
instantly built-in Wi-Fi.
TRAVELLER
PowerShot SX50 HS
Powershot SX260 HS
Colour Choices
• 12.1 Megapixel
• 20x Optical Zoom
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” LCD Screen
• 12.1 megapixel
• 50x Optical Zoom
• Full HD video
• 2.8” Vari-Angle LCD
Versatile shooting in an ultra-slim body. An ideal travel
companion, the SX260 HS offers a 20x zoom, wide-angle
lens with image stabilisation for blur free results and GPS
log display using Google maps. Smart AUTO and face ID
features help capture great shots without the guesswork,
while the option of manual controls will satisfy the enthusiast.
Bring the world within your reach. Zero in on sports action
or your child’s expression with an amazing 50x zoom range,
optical image stabilisation, high-speed auto focus and
ZoomPlus - enabling high quality image capture up to twice
the normal zoom. Shoot at 13 frames per second up to 10
frames with high-speed burst mode and compose images
perfectly with the viewfinder.
STYLISH
STYLISH
IXUS 255 HS
IXUS 135
PowerShot D20
Colour Choices
Colour Choices
• 12.1 Megapixel
• 10x Optical Zoom
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” LCD Screen
• 16 Megapixel
• 8x Optical Zoom
• 720p HD Video
• 2.7” LCD Screen
Stunning images captured with ease. With a dual focus
on style and performance the IXUS 255 HS offer a wideangle lens to get more in the frame, Smart Auto mode to
automatically select from 58 different scenes and advanced
Wi-Fi for instant sharing with your smartphone, tablet, printer
or PC.
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Shoot and share on the go. The slim and stylish IXUS 135
features intelligent image stabilisation for blur free images,
built-in Wi-Fi for easy sharing and GPS via mobile connection
plus Smart AUTO to automatically detect 32 scenes and
power saving eco mode to help capture more on a single
battery charge.
• 12.1 Megapixel
• 5x Optical Zoom
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” LCD Screen
One camera for endless adventures. Shoot with confidence in
all environments with 10m waterproof, 1.5m shockproof and
-10°C freezeproof protection plus anti-fog lens. Get close-up
below the surface with underwater macro mode and with
built-in GPS you can log all your photos and display with
Google maps.
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PERFORMANCE
COOLPIX A
Digital Essentials Package
Included with purchase of
any digital compact Camera*
$
Canon EOS 5D Mark II,
50mm, bulb, ISO 100, 13 sec
PERFORMANCE
FREE
COOLPIX P7700
14750 Value
TRAVELLER
COOLPIX P520
Colour Choices
• 12.2 Megapixel
• 7.1x Optical Zoom
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” Vari-Angle LCD
• 18.1 Megapixel
• 42x Optical Zoom
• Full HD Video
• 3.2” Vari-Angle LCD
The palm-sized maestro. This sleek, high-class and portable
compact camera offers a level of performance usually
reserved for advanced Nikon DSLR camera models. Its
new NIKKOR 28mm f2.8 equiv lens offers optical quality
comparable to DSLR interchangeable lenses, while a DSLR
size sensor, focus ring operation, manual modes and RAW
image capture provide DSLR-like image rendering and
handling.
Master-crafted compact with high-calibre performance. A
back-illuminated sensor optimises performance in low-light
while high speed continuous auto focus lets you shoot 8
frames per second at full resolution. Take precise control
with RAW image capture and multiple manual settings, easily
accessed using the dial on top of the camera. Benefit also
from full compatibility with the Nikon creative lighting system.
Performance from a higher perspective. Packed with a
42x wide-angle zoom lens, you can capture anything from
superb close-ups of groups to unforgettable panoramas
even in low-light with a high-sensitivity back-illuminated
sensor and lens shift vibration reduction to reduce motion
blur. Shoot from more angles with a vari-angle LCD screen
and record all your shooting locations with built-in GPS.
PERFORMANCE
COOLPIX P330
I AM YOUR NIKON SHOP
TRAVELLER
COOLPIX S9500
Colour Choices
• 18.1 Megapixel
• 22x Optical Zoom
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” OLED Screen
• 12.2 Megapixel
• 5x Optical Zoom
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” LCD Screen
Crafted with an eye for quality, versatility and control. Shoot
high-contrast and super sharp images in many lighting
conditions with a fast f1.8 lens and back-illuminated image
sensor, while powerful a lens-shift vibration reduction function
helps eliminate blur even while shooting from a moving
vehicle. Embed location data and log your travels through
GPS. Share your photos wirelessly with its Wi-Fi support.
Shoot and share life’s precious moments in style. Slim
and compact it will fit in your pocket comfortably, yet with
a back-illuminated sensor plus electronic and lens-shift
vibration reduction, you can capture great shots in any light.
Create amazing photo journals with built-in GPS mapping,
E-compass and points-of-interest, and share all your
captures instantly with built-in Wi-Fi connectivity.
ANDROID POWERED
TRAVELLER
COOLPIX S800c
TOUGH
COOLPIX L820
COOLPIX AW110
Colour Choices
Colour Choices
Colour Choices
• 16 Megapixel
• 30x Optical Zoom
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” LCD Screen
• 16 Megapixel
• 10x Optical Zoom
• Full HD Video
• 3.5” Touch LCD
As smart as Android and as creative as you. Photographers
can now capture stunning photos and Full HD video, geo-tag
and share it all their photos and Full HD video with GPS and
Wi-Fi, while also connecting to social networks and accessing
a world of applications directly from their camera. With a host
of built-in effects you have a photo studio right in your pocket.
Compact Cameras
• 16.2 Megapixel
• 4 FPS
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” LCD Screen
Far reaching zoom in a conveniently compact form. Get in
close with an impressive 30x optical zoom while lens-shift
vibration reduction keeps images sharp. Its ergonomic design
features a larger grip for maximum shooting comfort, speed
and control. With the option to power from AA batteries you’ll
never miss a shooting opportunity.
• 16 Megapixels
• 5x Optical Zoom
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” OLED Screen
A tough approach to an active lifestyle. With 18m
waterproof, 2m shockproof dust-resistant protection,
you’re ready to capture the action under any condition.
Plus, benefit from built-in GPS, altimeter, hydro-barometer
and Wi-Fi compatibility.
What our customers say.
“I loved the professional advice. Came in to buy a flash, walked out with that, plus a new bag and remote.
No pressure, no up selling, just got everything I wanted at a very fair price. Thanks michaels.”
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Compact Cameras
$
14750 Value
PERFORMANCE
Nikon D7000, 70mm, f2.8, ISO 200, 1/100
FREE
Tip #8
Portraits with Bokeh
Achieve a beautifully blurred background shoot with a moderate telephoto lens and wide
aperture to minimise depth of field and cause
an out of focus blur.
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TRAVELLER
PERFORMANCE
HS30 EXR
X20
XF1
Colour Choices
• 12 Megapixel
• 4x Optical Zoom
• Full HD Video
• 2.8” LCD Screen
Style and substance reconnected. The combination of an
advanced image sensor and processor enables sensitivity
up to12800 for brilliant images in any light and delivers rapid
speed start-up, shutter lag and auto focus so you never
miss the moment. Housing all of the camera’s technologies
is a durable, yet lightweight die-cast magnesium body with
precision-milled metal dials and synthetic leather wrap.
• 12 Megapixel
• 4x Optical Zoom
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” LCD Screen
• 16 Megapixel
• 30x Optical Zoom
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” Tilt LCD
Impressive images with a versatile lens. A 24-720mm
Fujinon lens with maximum f2.8 aperture lets you capture
everything from long telephoto shots to 1cm super macro
images, with shift image stabilisation. Get closer with
60x Intelligent Digital Zoom and take control with manual
exposure settings and RAW file capture. Plus, built-in social
networking lets you tag photos and videos in-camera.
TRAVELLER
PERFORMANCE
Cyber-shot RX1
• 24.3 Megapixel
• 35mm f2.0 Carl Zeiss
T* Lens
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” LCD Screen
• 16 Megapixel
• 20x Optical Zoom
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” LCD Screen
High-resolution image capture easily shared. Get in close with
20x zoom while auto focus tracking and Motion Detection
keeps fast moving subjects held in focus and intelligent image
stabilisation reduces blurring when shooting in high zoom
or low light. Apply creative filters then geo-tag your photos
before wirelessly connecting to your smartphone or tablet to
instantly transfer up to 30 images at once.
PERFORMANCE
Cyber-shot RX100
Trevor Zylstra
Camera Consultant
I have been involved in professional photography since the
mid 1980’s working at Monash University Physics department,
the Baker Medical Research Institute and spending almost 10
years in Digital Retinal Photography for a pre-eminent Opthalmic
Surgeon. My main areas of photographic interest are Macro,
Landscape and Motorsport.
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FinePix F800EXR
20
Point-and-shoot convenience with premium functionality. RAW
image capture, manual modes, high speed contrast auto focus
and 10 frames per second continuous shooting deliver highend control while a pop-up flash, optical image stabilisation
and advanced filters keep this camera user friendly. Apply
unique film simulation modes or capture stunning Full HD
video with stereo sound. Designed with aluminium body and
retro styling.
TRAVELLER
Cyber-shot HX300
• 20.2 Megapixel
• 3.6x Optical Zoom
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” LCD Screen
• 20.4 Megapixel
• 50x Optical Zoom
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” Tilt LCD Screen
Reset your expectations. A sophisticated aluminium body
houses a large image sensor that excels in ultra low-light
and a brilliant f1.8 Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* Lens. Record
stunning JPEG or RAW images or shoot video and stills with
manual control. Benefit from an ultra-fast 0.13 sec high-speed
auto focus enabling 10 frames per second burst mode so you
never miss the moment.
Multi-function camera with DSLR-like performance. A backilluminated sensor and advanced processor create sharp
details and accurate colours. Shoot with fast auto focus and
10 frames per second continuous shooting. Rely on Intelligent
Auto or switch to manual exposure control. With a large grip,
manual zoom and focus rings, accessible mode dials and
optical viewfinder, you can operate your camera like a DSLR. Full frame and palm sized. This impressive fixed lens, full
frame camera features high speed auto focus, RAW image
capture for creative flexibility and 5 frames per second
continuous shooting at full resolution, plus dedicated focus,
iris and macro rings. Shoot Full HD video at 24 or 60fps and
utilise the built-in hot shoe to create your own system.
TRAVELLER
Cyber-shot WX300
• 18.2 Megapixel
• 20x Optical Zoom
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” LCD Screen
Mega zoom, mini size. Bring the action close, capture 10
frames per second with burst shooting and achieve blur free
results with Optical SteadyShot image stabilisation. Capture
clear shots of moving subjects easily with tracking focus.
Shoot longer with up to 500 pictures per charge, apply
picture and beauty effects to images and share instantly with
built-in Wi-Fi.
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Included with purchase of
any digital compact Camera*
Nikon D7000,
70mm, f3.2, ISO 200, 1/160 sec
PERFORMANCE
PERFORMANCE
Stylus XZ-2
FREE
Stylus XZ-10
$
14750 Value
TOUGH
Stylus TG-2
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Colour Choices
• 12 Megapixel
• 5x Optical Zoom
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” Touch LCD
Screen
Premium creative camera with super bright lens. Olympus
DSLR technology equips this lens with sharpness and clarity
for beautifully blurred backgrounds. Quick start-up and shutter
reaction enable rapid and accurate focusing and capture 5
frames per second at full resolution. Face detection and auto
focus subject tracking make it easy to capture fast-moving
subjects. Assign manual functions to the intuitive control ring.
TOUGH
• 12 Megapixel
• 5x Optical Zoom
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” Touch LCD
Screen
Premium creative camera with super bright lens. Olympus
DSLR technology equips this lens with sharpness and
clarity for beautifully blurred backgrounds. Quick start-up
and shutter reaction enable rapid and accurate focusing
and capture 5 frames per second at full resolution. Face
detection and auto focus subject tracking make it easy to
capture fast-moving subjects. Assign manual functions to
the intuitive control ring.
PERFORMANCE
Stylus TG-830
Lumix LX7
Colour Choices
Colour Choices
• 10 Megapixel
• 3.8x Optical Zoom
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” LCD Screen
• 16 Megapixel
• 5x Optical Zoom
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” LCD Screen
Pocket-size tough camera with performance features.
Almost as rugged as the TG-2 and ultra-compact, it features
High Speed Video recording and slow motion playback,
plus you can record still and video simultaneously. Switch
on super-resolution zoom and boost magnification to 10x
without discernable loss in image quality. Benefit also from
built-in GPS and electronic compass functionality.
Stunning optics and creative control. A 24mm f1.4
wide-angle Leica zoom lens delivers clear, sharp, blur free
images. Get creative with 16 filters, manual mode and RAW
file shooting for complete flexibility when editing images.
Auto focus tracking keep subjects in focus and power
optical image stabilisation ensures crisp clear images and
video. Full HD video is recorded with high-quality Dolby
Digital stereo sound.
TRAVELLER
TRAVELLER
Lumix FZ200
Lumix TZ40
Compact Cameras
• 12 Megapixel
• 4x Optical Zoom
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” Tilt/Touch LCD
Screen
The serious compact camera for serious enthusiasts. A highperformance and fast aperture zoom lens and 100-12800 ISO
make it easy to capture stunning images in any light. A backilluminated sensor and advanced processor deliver improved
image quality, response time, and intelligent functions like
auto focus tracking. Shoot stills with art filters or record blur
free Full HD video with stereo sound.
TOUGH
Lumix FT4
Colour Choices
• 18.1 Megapixel
• 20x Optical Zoom
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” Touch LCD
Screen
• 12.1 Megapixel
• 24x Optical Zoom
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” Tilt/Flip LCD
Screen
Ultimate speed and super zoom combined. Get in close with
24x zoom and capture an impressive 12 frames per second
in full resolution. A bright, constant f2.8 aperture lets you
capture moving subjects clearly with a fast shutter speed even
at long distances. Get shooting quicker with .95 sec start-up
time and compose perfect pictures with a bright, highresolution electronic viewfinder.
Travel light and capture the world. Capture blur free images
throughout the 20x optical or 40x intelligent zoom range with
power optical image stabilisation and let the enthusiast within
experiment with manual controls. Shoot, view and share
geo-tagged images via built-in GPS plus Wi-Fi with Near Field
Communication enabling you to connect the camera to your
smartphone with one touch.
• 12 Megapixel
• 4.6x Optical Zoom
• Full HD Video
• 2.7” LCD Screen
Take it anywhere, shoot in all conditions. Benefit from 12m
waterproof, -10° freezeproof, 2m shockproof and dust-proof
protection. Remember your exact shooting locations with
built-in GPS automatically embedding images latitude and
longitude. Record more than ever before with a barometer,
compass, depth indicator and altimeter, making the FT4 a
true travel companion for every adventure.
What our customers say.
“The person who dealt with me was superb. He gave me all the information I needed, in a patient and caring manner and he gave
me a sense of trust. Your courses are a great incentive to buy from you and in the end are probably what tipped the scale.”
- Ms Anette C (29/10/2012)
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$
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ANDROID POWERED
Galaxy Camera
Olympus E5, 50mm, f8, ISO 400, 1/100 sec
FREE
Tip #9
Macro Subject Selection
Don’t try fit too much in the frame. For best
results, select a single, strong and vibrant
subject that will jump out from the background.
Image by: Alwyn Hanson
Media School Manager
PERFORMANCE
EX2F
Compact Cameras
Colour Choices
Colour Choices
Colour Choices
Feature rich with solid construction. Featuring magnesium
alloy build quality, this lightweight and durable camera boasts
a bright f1.4 lens for shallow depth of field and beautifully
blurred backgrounds, wide 100-12800 ISO for perfect
exposure in any light, full manual control for the enthusiast
and Wi-Fi connectivity for instant sharing.
TRAVELLER
• 16.3 Megapixel
• 21x Optical Zoom
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” Touch LCD
Screen
Capture and share your journey. Get great results from far
away or capture brilliant group shots up close with a backilluminated sensor and powerful 21x optical zoom, wide-angle
lens with optical image stabilisation. Get creative
with in-camera editing software and share every precious
moment instantly with Wi-Fi connectivity. Benefit also from an
intuitive hybrid touch screen.
TRAVELLER
WB250F
WB200F
Colour Choices
Colour Choices
• 14.2 Megapixel
• 18x Optical Zoom
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” Touch LCD
Screen
A creative tool for the avid traveller. The cameras image
sensor helps capture clear, detailed images in low-light, but
also offers a built-in pop-up flash for when you need it. Shoot
with special effects easily using Smart Mode or take control
with full manual modes. Apply a range of smart filters to your
images and video and share easily with Wi-Fi connectivity.
STYLISH
• 14 Megapixel
• 18x Optical Zoom
• 720p HD Video
• 3.0” Touch LCD
Screen
Michael Scott
Photo Processing Consultant
Though I specialise in photo processing, I work across the
Imaging and Service Departments, and assist with Media
School tours. As photography is a passion I enjoy sharing, I
have developed my own website, helping others improve skills
in photo sharing, in-camera and post-processing techniques.
STYLISH
Simple point-and-shoot capture and sharing. An elegantly
designed and affordable younger brother of the WB250F with
a slightly less advanced sensor, this camera still offers the
same 18x optical zoom and delivers higher-quality close-ups,
candids, and panoramas. With a large touch screen it is fun
and super-simple to use. Capture stills of 720p HD video.
STYLISH
DV150F
WB30F
Colour Choices
• 16.2 Megapixel
• 10x Optical Zoom
• 720p HD Video
• 3.0’ LCD Screen
Slim, stylish and designed for image sharing. Known as the
WB series ‘mini-model’ this entry-level camera features good
looks, smooth and swift zoom function and built-in Wi-Fi
connectivity for easy sharing of all your precious moments.
Capture stunning sweeping panoramic shots, even those wide
than can be seen with the unaided eye.
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WB800F
• 12.4 Megapixel
• 3.3x Optical Zoom
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” Swivel AMOLED
Screen
• 16.3 Megapixel
• 21x Optical Zoom
• Full HD Video
• 4.77” Touch HD
LCD screen
A revolution in compact camera technology. The Samsung
Galaxy camera combines the magic of quality photography
with the intelligence of the Android Jellybean operating system.
Download a world of applications direct to the camera or share
every moment captured with Wi-Fi. Photography is made fun
when you can shoot and zoom with voice control and view it
all on a huge 4.77” touch HD LCD screen.
TRAVELLER
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ST150F
Colour Choices
Colour Choices
• 16.2 Megapixel
• 5x Optical Zoom
• 720p HD Video
• Dual Front/Rear LCD
Screens
• 16.2 Megapixel
• 5x Optical Zoom
• 720p HD Video
• 3.0” LCD Screen
Picture perfect sharing every time. Capture stunning portraits
with a 1.5” LCD screen on the cameras front plus self-shot,
jump shot and children’s modes. Share with Wi-Fi and
email, use your smartphone as a remote viewfinder and
even simultaneously send every picture you take to your
smartphone. Autoshare also tags GPS to photos sent.
Useful features make for easy image capture. Take out
all the guesswork and get the shot you want with Smart
Auto, Smart Movie, Face, Blink and Smile Detection.
Capture panoramas with ease and share with Wi-Fi and
email connectivity. Also, use your smartphone as a remote
viewfinder and to control your camera.
michaels is a highly experience provider of corporate services to organisations, government departments and
educational institutions. Benefit from competitive bulk pricing, account invoicing, superior customer service
and warranty support, proven supplier relationships and familiarity with specialised ordering procedures.
Contact the Corporate Department today - corporate@michaels.com.au
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Photo Processing
Consultant
PERFORMANCE
X2
Digital Essentials Package
Included with purchase of
any digital compact camera*
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Canon EOS 30D,
60mm, f2.8, ISO 800, 1/640 sec
PERFORMANCE
FREE
14750 Value
TRAVELLER
D-Lux 6
V-Lux 4
Colour Choices
• 16.1 Megapixel
• 100-12500 ISO
• Retractable Flash
• 2.7” LCD with Live
View
TRAVELLER
Get closer to every moment. Achieve versatile shooting with
a fast f2.8 lens for sharp images in low light, throughout
the entire zoom range. Its electronic viewfinder makes for
effortless composition when shooting in bright light. Benefit
also from fast auto focus, high speed burst shooting and
Full HD video captured at 60 frames per second.
PERFORMANCE
V-Lux 40
MX-1
Colour Choices
• 14.1 Megapixel
• 20x Optical Zoom
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” Touch LCD
Screen
RECOVERY
TM
• 12 Megapixel
• 4x Optical Zoom
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” Tilt LCD Screen
The multi-talented compact camera. Capture blur free
images near or far with an enormous range of focal lengths
and optical image stabilisation. Benefit from rapid .1 second
auto focus and up to 60 frames per second in high-speed
mode. Utilise a range of creative effects modes including
miniature and retro and record your journey with built-in
GPS.
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Classically crafted, contemporary quality. Housed in
genuine brass covers and metal accents, the MX-1 has a
fast and bright, wide-aperture lens, backlit sensor and wide
100-12800 ISO range for great results in any light, plus
1cm macro mode. It also boasts DSLR-like features such
as textured mode dials, exposure adjustment dial and HDR
shooting.
TOUGH
TOUGH
TRAVELLER
Expert recovery of lost, deleted, corrupted or
formatted photos and video clips from memory cards
(including mobiles), video HDD and discs.
WG-3 GPS
WG-2 GPS
Colour Choices
VS20
Colour Choices
• 16 Megapixel
• 5x Optical Zoom
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” LCD Screen
• 16 Megapixel
• 4x Optical Zoom
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” LCD Screen
Intensified tough for all adventures. Shoot with confidence
in any environment with up to 14m waterproof, 1.5m
shockproof, 100kg crushproof, -10° freezeproof and
dustproof protection. Advanced GPS functionality records
pressure, altitude, depth, and compass direction. Plus, benefit
from endlessly useful wireless charging function.
Compact Cameras
Inspired by the moment. Featuring impeccable design and
construction, an extremely fast Leica DC-Vario-Summilux lens
and advanced sensor, the D-Lux 6 enables fast focus and
shutter speeds to freeze action, with high contrast, fine details
and natural colours and is capable of 12 frames per second
burst shooting. Benefit from user-friendly click wheel and lens
barrel aperture setting feature.
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For the sheer joy of photography. The light and compact X2 is
equipped with an image sensor typically only found in much
larger DSLR cameras. The fixed Elmarit 24mm f2.8 ASPH
prime lens enables manual focusing or precise auto focus
along with extremely low image noise, a high dynamic range
and accurate colour differentiation.
• 12.1 Megapixel
• 24x Optical Zoom
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” Tilt/Rotate LCD
• 10.1 Megapixel
• 3.8x Optical Zoom
• Full HD Video
• 3.0” LCD Screen
Let the adventure continue. This 13th generation adventure
proof camera features 12m waterproof, 1.5m shockproof,
100kg crushproof, -10º freezeproof and dustproof protection
plus a durable lens cover and built-in GPS. Shoot in digital
microscope mode with 6 macro LED lights for perfect
close-up shots.
• 16 Megapixel
• 20x Optical Zoom
• 720p HD Video
• 3.0” LCD Screen
Superzoom for the most versatile compact. Filled with
some of the latest technologies the Pentax VS20 offers
shake reduction stabilisation, advanced face recognition,
smile and blink detection for perfect portraits, plus a
convenient second shutter release button for comfortable
vertical shooting.
What our customers say.
“I was assisted by Mr. Goran Gutle who was excellent. I arrived predisposed towards a Nikon D3200 with a zoom lens for
both close-up (model rail) and scenic photography. He showeed me all the features and also equipped me with essential
extras such as a lense filter, carry case and tuition for both my daughter and me. Thank you.” - Mr Paul G (12/09/2012)
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FREE
Keep it Smooth
Videographer Package
When shooting video panning smoothly is
critical. For best results use a tripod with a pan
or fluid head. If this is not available make sure
to pan by turning at the hips.
Included with purchase of
any Video Camera*
$
20250 Value
PROFESSIONAL
PROFESSIONAL
Legria XF100
• 18x Optical Zoom
• Intelligent Image
Stabilisation
• 4.0” Rotate/Flip
LCD Screen
• Industry Standard
MXF Format
Legria XA10
• 10x Optical Zoom
• Intelligent Image
Stabilisation
• 3.5” Rotating LCD
• Industry Standard
MXF Format
• 10x Optical Zoom
• Intelligent Image
Stabilisation
• 3.5” Touch LCD
• Cinematic Filters
Professional video performance in a compact body. Create
the highest-quality movies with ease thanks to Full HD
MPEG-2 4:2:2 recording at 50Mbps and a 10x optical zoom,
wide-angle lens with instant auto focus and optical image
stabilisation. Plus, shoot impressive video in the dark with
infra-red mode.
Professional video perfect for the next generation. Designed
for discerning event photographers and filmmakers, it
features excellent balance between operation and weight.
Super fast processing offers low noise, fast and slow
motion shooting and faster scanning. File based recording
direct to CF cards allows for easy integration into workflow.
ENTHUSIAST
Legria HF G25
• 10x Optical Zoom
• Intelligent Image
Stabilisation
• 3.5” Touch LCD
• Cinematic Filters
Express you creative passion. Benefit from advanced image
quality and control usually found in pro cameras. It features
superior auto functions so you can focus on your subject,
and a range of manual controls for the enthusiast, plus an
improved HD pro sensor delivering 20% improvement in light
sensitivity for amazing low-light capability.
Legria HF G10
Jason Schwab
Video Consultant
I have spent several years working as a television reporter in
regional Queensland and have a solid understanding of industry
standards behind the camera, as well as in front of it. In my spare
time I am an avid DSLR video shooter and on the sales floor I will
be happy to help you find the perfect solution to your video needs.
ENTHUSIAST
HC-X900M
• 12x Optical Zoom
• Hybrid Optical
Image Stabilisation+
• 3.0” Touch LCD Screen
• 3D Shooting Capability
Setting a new benchmark for Full HD quality. An advanced
3MOS imaging system produces brilliant quality video in any
light. A bright, wide-angle Leica lens guarantees superb
optics. Benefit from a full suite of intelligent auto settings
including face recognition, auto focus tracking, intelligent
scene selector and intelligent contrast control.
Ultra-mobile with professional intelligence. The Legria XA10
is the smallest professional video camera to date. Features
include a HD pro sensor, 30mm optical wide-angle lens with 8
blade iris as seen in some professional cameras, detachable
handle for low-angle shooting, infra-red mode, manual focus
ring and XLR microphone inputs for high quality sound.
ENTHUSIAST
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Legria XF300
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PROFESSIONAL
ENTHUSIAST
HC-V700
• 21x Optical Zoom
• Hybrid Optical Image
Stabilisation +
• 3.0” Touch LCD
• Intelligent Auto
Exceptional quality video for inspired movie making. The
compact V700 features an advanced engine, ideal for fast
moving action, 21x zoom wide-angle lens plus 46x intelligent
zoom so you can capture wide landscapes from far or large
groups closer up. Benefit from Intelligent Auto and hybrid optical
image stabilisation which effectively suppress hand shake.
• 10x Optical Zoom
• Power Optical Image
Stabilisation
• 3.5” Touch LCD
• Instant Auto Focus
A perfect tool for the promising videographer. Achieve
outstanding Full HD video quality even in low-light with wide
dynamic range. Apply cinema filters or shoot with manual
controls including focus ring, custom keys and assignable
buttons. Shoot for hours with 32GB internal memory and
expand memory capacity with dual card slots.
ENTRY LEVEL
HC-V520M
• 50x Optical Zoom
• 5-Axis Stabilisation+
• 3.0” Touch LCD
• 10 Megapixel Stills
Imaging power that’s out of this world. Get right in the action
with intelligent 80x zoom and shoot in any light with a new
back-illuminated sensor. Built-in Wi-Fi enables real time
broadcasting and remote control via your smartphone or
tablet. Benefit from Level Shot Function which automatically
detects and corrects the tilting of captured images.
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Videographer Package
Photo by:
Bob Jin
Included with purchase of
any Video Camera*
Nikon D7000,
66mm, f8, ISO 320, 1/250 sec
PROFESSIONAL
ENTHUSIAST
Handycam HDR-PJ790V
Handycam NEX-VG900E
• 10x Optical Zoom
• 24.1 Megapixel Stills
• Balanced Optical
SteadyShot
• 3.0” LCD Screen
Shoot and showcase your masterpiece. Tell your stories
with rich, vivid HD video and ultra-smooth sound from
a top mounted 5.1 channel mic. Capture video and stills
simultaneously and view any time with built-in projector. Builtin 96GB embedded flash memory can record and store up to
37 hours 50 minutes plus dual memory card slots.
ENTRY LEVEL
20250 Value
ENTRY LEVEL
Handycam HDR-PJ200
• 25x Optical Zoom
• 5.3 Megapixel Stills
• Optical SteadyShot
• 2.7” Touch LCD
Screen
Feature packed Handycam for first-time videographers.
Enlarge your world with up to 30x extended zoom without
losing clarity and keep subjects in focus with continuous
tracking. Create a cinema experience with built-in projector
and Clear Phase speakers. Intelligent Auto mode analyzes
your shot and then automatically selecting the appropriate
settings
ACTION CAMERA
Handycam HDR-CX220
Action Cam AS15K
• Full HD Video
• 2 Megapixel Stills
• SteadyShot Stabilisation
• Built-in Wi-Fi
Capture breath-taking footage in the toughest conditions.
This ultra-compact point-of-view camera records Full
HD video or 2 megapixel stills with SteadyShot image
stabilisation and an advanced image sensor for great
results in low-light. WiFi-enabled mobile phones and tablets
running the free PlayMemories app can pull movies and
photos without cables. Includes 60m waterpoof housing.
ACTION CAMERA
ACTION CAMERA
HD Hero 3 White
HD Hero 3 Silver
• Full HD Video
• 11 Megapixel Stills
• 10 FPS Burst
• Built-in Wi-Fi
• Full HD Video
• 5 Megapixel Stills
• 3 FPS Burst
• Built-in Wi-Fi
The world’s most versatile camera. The mid-range Silver
edition steps up the specifications for enthusiast action
videographers with improved low-light capability, higher
resolution stills and includes various additional mounts.
Advanced camera settings include video looping, Protune,
manual white balance controls and more.
ACTION CAMERA
HD Hero 3 Black
Video Cameras
• 27x Optical Zoom
• 8.9 Megapixel Stills
• SteadyShot
Stabilisation
• 2.7” LCD Screen
Capture all your great moments. The lightweight CX220
features a wide-angle Carl Zeiss lens to get more in the
frame and SteadyShot stabilisation to reduce blur. Built-in
USB cable provides easy connection to your computer for
charging or file transfer, without the need for a separate
cable. Records to removable memory card.
The world’s most versatile camera. Wear it, mount it, love
it. The White edition is 30% smaller and 25% lighter than the
original HD HERO and boasts built-in Wi-Fi and an improved
reduced-distortion wide-angle lens. Improved wind-noise
reduction and overall sound performance to capture your
adventure audio clearly. Includes 60m waterpoof housing.
$
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• Full-Frame HD Sensor
• 24.3 Megapixel Stills
• XGA OLED Tru-Finder
• 3.0” Swivel LCD
Full frame filmmaking is here. This agile, compact, interchangeable lens camera delivers remarkable depth of field and
phenomenal low-light detail. Benefit from manual control with
direct buttons and surround sound microphone for high-quality
audio. Record Full 1080 HD uncompressed video files to
external recording devices via a HDMI connection in 24p, 60p
and 60i frame-rates.
FREE
• 4K Video
• 12 Megapixel Stills
• 30 FPS Burst
• Built-in Wi-Fi +
Remote
The world’s most versatile camera. The flagship Black
edition offers 2X the resolution and frame-rate of previous
models plus pro low-light ability and 3x faster photo
performance. Shoot a 30 photo timelapse at full resolution
with Continuous Photo mode. Wi-Fi Remote features a 600
180 m range, and can control up to 50 cameras at a time.
What our customers say.
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and his help and professional manner were wonderful both times. Thank you!”
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Flir Scout PS32 Thermal Camera
Tip #11
Lead with Lines
• 19mm Fixed Focus Lens
• Weather-Tight Construction
• 500 Yard Sight
• Light 340g weight
Diagonal, curving or repeating lines are an
incredibly powerful tool for composition and
can be used effectively to lead the viewer’s eye.
The most rugged, compact thermal imager available.
Explore nature with vivid thermal detail. Improving on it’s
predecessor, the PS32 delivers even higher resolution, a
clearer image and further sight.
Image by: Alwyn Hanson
Media School Manager
Ultravid HD Binoculars
Monarch Binoculars
• Phase Corrected Prisms
• Excellent Resolving Power
• Internal Focusing
• Long Service Life
A breath-taking viewing experience. Fluoride lenses
guarantee superb colour fidelity and perfect contrast,
a uniquely bright and clear view and pin-sharp detail
resolution. Built for comfort and durability they feature
AquaDura coating, ergonomic design and a low weight.
• Waterproof
• Fully Multi-Coated Optics
• Roof Prism
• Portable Design
• Phase Corrected Prisms
• Lead Free Eco-Glass
• Rubber Armouring
• Turn-and-Slide Eyecups
Worry-free viewing in the great outdoors. These waterproof,
fog-free binoculars offer bright, beautifully defined images
with superior quality, multilayer-coated lenses while a
nitrogen gas-filled structure provides added resistance to the
effects of changes in climate.
Waterproof, dirtproof and fogproof, Olympus WP
binoculars are designed to perform in the toughest
conditions. High index BaK-4 roof prisms combine with
fully multi-coated lenses to deliver maximum range
brightness, contrast and edge-to-edge sharpness.
Available in 8x36, 10x36, 8x42, 10x42, 12x42 & 12x56
Available in 8x25, 10x25, 8x42 & 10x42
Image Stabilised
Binoculars
DEV5
• Built-in Image Stabilisation
• UD Glass Elements
• Super Spectra Coating
• Eco-Friendly Lead-Free Glass
Bring the world within your reach. High quality optics provides
excellent edge-to-edge contrast and sharpness. Image
stabilisation across their compact, high magnification and
waterpoof ranges eliminate hand-shake and reduces eye
strain.
Available in 8x25 IS, 10x30 IS, 12x36 IS, 15x50 IS,
18x50 IS & 10x42 IS
• Full HD 2D/3D Video
• 10x Optical Zoom
• 7.1 Megapixel Stills
• Dual Image Sensors
Asher Floyd
Media School Instructor
As a Media School Instructor at michaels I teach courses
on Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop, which I have
now been using for 12 years! It’s amazing to inspire
others with something you love. Teaching also expands
my own knowledge, because through my students I see
photography from many different perspectives.
EDG 85 VR Fieldscope
APO Televid HD 82 Scope
Share the thrill of discovery. With 20x total zoom (10x optical,
10x digital ) and brilliant low-light performance, they’re
perfect for the avid birdwatcher, sports or nature enthusiast.
Enjoy continual auto focus when zooming from 0.9x on up
to max magnification and let Optical SteadyShot compensate
for hand-shake. Plus geo-tag locations with built-in GPS.
Celestron AstroMaster 70EQ
Refractor Telescope
• Fully Coated Glass Optics
• Stable Viewing Platform
• Built-on StarPointer
• German Equatorial Mount
• 25-50x Zoom Eyepiece
• Angled Viewing
• Waterproof & Fogproof
• Apochromatic Optics
• Vibration Reduction
• Phase Corrected Prisms
• Waterproof & Fogproof
• AA-Battery Powered
Latest optical technologies for stunning viewing. A lens-shift
vibration reduction system reduces image virbrations and blur
while Extra-low Dispersion glass compensates for chromatic
abberations. Body and eyepieces are waterproofed with o-ring
seals and nitrogen filled to prevent fogging and condensation.
meet our team
Binoculars & Scopes
Available in 8x32, 10x32, 7x42, 8x42, 10x42, 8x50,
10x50 & 12x50
WP Binoculars
A supreme tool for observing nature. Small and light enough
to carry on hikes, it features a zooming eyepiece which
maintains a wide-angle view throughout the zoom range.
Benefit also from hydrophobic (water-repelling) lens coating
applied to all external objective and eyepiece lens element.
This dual-purpose telescope is appropriate for both
terrestrial and celestial viewing, producing bright and
clear images. Benefit from quick and easy no tool set-up
and convenient accessory tray for storage. Rugged preassembled tripod with 1.25” steel tube legs provides a rigid
and stable platform.
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Firmware updates are released periodically to add functionality and correct bugs in digital cameras.
Whether you shoot with a compact, DSLR or video camera, our dedicated service centre in-store
can check if you’re running the latest version and assist with worry-free firmware updates.
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Angelos,
Camera Consultant
Canon EOS 40D,
53mm, f9.5, ISO 100, 1/15 sec
Produce professional, borderless photo prints up to A3+.
New pigment-based inks and Chroma Optimiser add uniform
glossiness, an expanded colour gamut and enhanced density
of black to prints. Five monochrome inks deliver smoother
gradation and reduce graininess, whilst economical ink tanks
with 2.5 times larger volume than the closest PIXMA printer
ensures increased productivity.
R3880 Printer
Engineered for the discriminating professional. This compact,
A2 17” wide printer produces gallery-quality colour and blackand-white output. The printer’s industry-acclaimed ink set
delivers a phenomenal colour gamut with breathtaking blues
and violets. Now, you can achieve stunning wide-format prints
to professionally showcase your work and bring your creative
visions to life.
X-Rite ColorMunki Photo
V700 Scanner
Professional quality results from virtually any photographic
original. With groundbreaking 6400 dpi resolution, this
powerful scanner consistently delivers precision colour and
detail, whether scanning slides, negatives or medium format
film, and with a 4.0 Dmax, it offers exceptional image
quality, excellent detail in shadow areas and remarkable
tonal range.
Datacolor Spyder 4 Pro
A monitor colour calibration solution designed for
photographers and creative professionals. Work confidently
on a properly colour calibrated screen and assert greater
control over the colour fidelity of your digital process.
Images can be reliably assessed and adjusted on a properly
calibrated display, enabling true-to-life reproduction of
image files.
An all-in-one colour control solution. Obtain complete
control over calibrating your cameras, monitors, projectors
and printers. The software guides you through every step
providing a complete range of options that allow you to
customize and finetune your workflow. ColorMunki Photo
ensures your files can be captured, viewed, shared, printed
and reproduced accurately every time.
Galerie Prestige Gold
Mono Silk
True black and white media for inkjet printers. Photographers
specialising in monochrome photography can achieve
stunning images reminiscent of darkroom prints. Fans of
traditional black & white products no longer need a darkroom
to bring to life their black and white prints. Available in A4,
A3+, A2 and rolls.
Exceptional scanning for professional and amateur
photographers. This powerful 35mm film scanner with 7200
dpi resolution features a sharp optical system for excellent
detail in shadow areas and remarkable tonal range. A built-in
infrared channel helps users remove dust and scratches on
original negatives and slides without additional post-processing.
Photo Rag
The Photographers choice for creating high-quality fine art
prints. The fine, smooth surface and feel of Photo Rag make
this paper very versatile and it is ideal for printing both black
and white and colour photographs and art reproductions with
impressive pictorial depth. Available in A4, A3+, A2 and rolls.
BFK Rives
Scanning /Printing /Colour Management
Pixma Pro-1 Printer
Plustek 8200i
Film Scanner
The culmination of 500 years of traditional paper making
techniques. Ideal for portraits, wedding photography and
other commercial applications, Canson BFK Rives has a
smooth and velvety texture with a unique pure white tone
that will not yellow over time. Acid free and designed to meet
the gallery requirements. Available in A4, A3+, A2 and rolls.
What our customers say.
“The only way I can see michaels improve is by having a store here in Brisbane also. Owen, who helped me with my camera
gear over the phone, went far and beyond to assist me with what I needed. I will be recommending michael’s to everyone.”
- Mr. Josh M (3/01/2013)
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Prints from Digital Files
Choose from an extensive range of printing options in-store. Need advice or guidance?
Visit the Photo Processing counter on the ground floor mezzanine and talk to our expert
consultants.
Lab & Kiosk Printing – Select from professional lab printing on Fuji Crystal Archive photo
paper up to 12”x18”, 4x6” instant printing, CD/DVD burning and poster printing. Kiosks
deliver quick and easy self-service with built-in high performance card readers accepting
memory cards, CD/DVD, USB devices or smart phone Bluetooth.
Prints from iPhones - Bring in your iPhone 3GS, 4, or 5 and your photos can be transferred
to our Photo Laboratory for professional quality photo processing in a matter of seconds.
For added convenience upload images online at www.michaels.com.au/printing
Reprints & Englargements
Print & Display
Achieve professional quality archival prints and enlargements
from colour negatives, B&W negatives
and slides from almost any film format
including 35mm, 120, 126, 220,
APS, 4x5, 5x7, 8x10 and
Minox, or re-print directly
from existing prints.
Select from matte,
gloss or premium
gloss finishes.
On-site colour negative, B&W and E-6 transparency film processing is available
for 35mm, 120, 126, 220, APS, 4x5, 5x7 and 8x10 film (110, APS & Minox film
processing available for colour negative and B&W). Push and Pull and Cross
Processing also offered. Dip-and-Dunk processors minimise negative scratching and
tearing while trained technicians monitor key variables ensuring optimum quality.
michaels
PhotoWallpaper
Create a stunning photographic feature
for your home or office. Provide your
favourite image, artwork or stock
photo and let us do the rest. Easy to
install, removed without residue and
lasting up to 20 years without fading,
PhotoWallpaper is a revolution in home
decoration.
Image by Andrea Harris-Poddi
Custom PhotoWallpaper produced for
Amarcord Photography Melbourne
Fine Art Printing
Offering consistent, reproducible output printed in a fully colour managed environment.
Choose from a large range of quality fine art papers for best possible results and create
exhibition quality prints.
Metallic Prints
Make a lasting impression with stunning colour or
B&W metallic prints. Professional and high-quality
fine art metallic photo prints produce a striking,
distinctive and eye-catching look with exceptional
sharpness and vibrancy. Ideal for bright, vibrant
images, prints are available as standard from A4 to
40x60” with complete custom sizing also offered.
Polaroid
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Film Processing
Dedicated to supporting film photography, michaels Photo Processing department
stocks a wide variety of Fuji, Kodak, Ilford, Kentmere, Rollei and Polaroid film. Select
from 35mm, 120 and 4x5 sheet film in C41, B&W, E6 or Instant films. 220mm and
8x10 sheet film are also available as special order items.
Make photography fun with a range of traditional Polaroid instant cameras and a variety of
colour, B&W and limited edition Impossible Project instant films. Or, explore modern Polaroid
photography with digital Polaroid cameras, offering high-resolution and image preview on an
LCD screen, before printing at your will.
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Print & Display
Film Sales
We stock an extensive range of film. From Ilford, Fujifilm, Kodak, Rollei and
Polaroid including APS, 35mm, 120, 4x5 & 8x10. Choose from Black & White,
Colour negative and transparency or instant film.
Scanning Services
We offer a complete range of scanning and digitising services for slides, prints, negatives,
certificates, letters, works of art, plus copy stand facilities for items larger than A3, using
state of the art scanning equipment for high quality and consistent results.
Film & Slide Scanning – Scan your film and slides or back up digital files to CD/DVD.
Optional Gold Archival disks are guaranteed to last up to 300 years. Scan negatives
and transparencies up to true optical 8000 dpi with a maximum film size of 4x5” using
Flextight 848 and Dusrt Sigma Plus scanners.
ShoeboxPhotos - Turn boxes and albums of printed photos into easy to manage digital
files for uploading to computer, TV viewing or photo printing with this fast and cost
effective service.
Photo Restoration
Turn your favourite photo into a moveable
work of art you can display anywhere!
Easy to apply without the need for nails or
fasteners, these removable and reusable
wall clings are perfect for any room in the
house or office. Available from A4 to poster
sizes, or by square meter for large-format
wall features and corporate advertising
requirements.
Bring life back to your most
prized memories. We can take
your old, folded, faded or
torn photographs and restore
them to their original state –
or better! We can
manipulate a photo to
take out something
(or someone) that
should not be in the
composition.
Canvas Prints
Custom Mounting & Framing
Add a professional touch to your photos with
exhibition quality custom framing and mounting.
Select from a wide range of framing moulds and
matte boards or opt for foam core mounting as
an affordable and lightweight alternative. Choose
from 5mm and 10mm standard white foam or
20mm black edged foam core. Complete custom
sizing is available across the entire range of
options – at competitive prices.
Print & Display
Turn your photos into a work of art! Printed
in-store, select from Classic Canvas for
a high quality cost effective matte finish,
Coated Classic Canvas for a high quality
durable and cleanable gloss finish, or
Professional Canvas when only the best will
do - archival for 100+ years with brilliant
vibrancy and gloss finish. All canvases are
stretched on quality kiln dried plantation pine
for maximum sturdiness.
Toy Cameras
Explore the creative world of analogue photography with the Diana F+
lomography camera or Holga series of medium format plastic cameras.
Choose from standard, built-in flash and pinhole camera varieties.
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The instructors at michaels Media School are experienced, highly competent teachers, helping
everyday people capture extraordinary pictures. Take a class today and see immediate improvement
in your own photography.
Choose from a wide range of courses from hands-on camera instruction and photographic tours to
software courses, or set your own agenda with 1-on-1 tuition.
Photography Courses
Introductory Courses
Want to know more about what your compact camera can
do? Want to grow more confident in using your DSLR or
video camera’s manual settings, while learning simple,
effective techniques to capture stunning images and video?
Our Compact Camera Compete, Introduction to DSLR Part 1
/ 2 and Video courses teach you to get the most from your
equipment. Bring your camera, a fully charged battery and
your questions.
Compact Camera Compete • Introduction to DSLR Part 1
Introduction to DSLR Part 2 • Introduction to Video Cameras
Product Photography
Macro Photography
Designed for anyone wishing to
create outstanding images for a
website, shop front, catalogue or
book, this four hour course will full
prepare you for shooting a wide
range of small objects. Covers
aperture, focusing, white balance,
ISO settings, lighting options,
composition and more.
Capture and beautify the simplest of
subjects. Designed to teach all you
need to know, this four hour macro
course will cover lens choices,
focusing, depth of field, composition,
lighting techniques and use of flash.
Start exploring new worlds and get
the results you’ve always wanted
from your close-up photography.
Flash Photography
Take control of the light in this
hands-on four-hour course that
deals with flash choice, connected
and wireless flash, understanding
sync speed, controlling multiple
flash units, using reflectors and
more. Explore the versatility of
flash units and learn to get the
results you’ve always wanted from
your flash photography.
Studio Lighting Workshop
Let us show you how to produce
stunning images with creative
lighting and effective studio
techniques, getting the most from
your investment in studio lighting.
This four-hour class combines
a theoretical component with a
hands-on shooting session with
a professional model in our own
studio.
Melbourne Walkabout Workshops
City Walk (Day or Night)
Join us for an exciting and intimate four-hour photographic tour of
Melbourne’s city centre and learn how to set your camera for professional
quality portrait, landscape and architectural images. Workshops focus on
composition, aperture, shutter speed, exposure and more. City Night Walk
also teaches participants to manipulate available light.
What our students say.
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“Alwyn [the instructor] is fantasic. Knows his topics, loves his job, can communicate complex concepts
with colourful everyday examples. Learned so much I will be back.”
- Ms. Jane A, 19/01/2013
Join us on
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FREE Lunchtime Seminars
Designed to educate and inspire, michaels Media School delivers FREE Lunchtime Seminars covering a
variety of subjects to help improve your skills and get the best results from your photography.
Benefit from tips, tricks and advice from our experts, along with prominent local and international guest
photographers presenting on their specialised fields.
Each Wednesday, 1:10pm – 1:50pm
Level 1
Portrait & Family Photography
Taking portraits is one of the most rewarding areas of photography. A good
portrait can capture the unique personality and qualities of a subject. Learn to
shoot unforgettable portraits of friends, family and the general public. Over four
hours we’ll discuss camera and lens settings, lighting techniques, composition,
posing and more. This class has limited numbers to keep the setting intimate
and provide one-on-one attention from out expert instructor. Please note this
class may also involve a live model to allow for a more effective teaching
environment. Ideal for DSLR and premium compact camera owners.
Food & Cuisine Photography
Own a DSLR camera and want to
capture pro sports action, family
sporting events or children and
pets at play? This class is for you!
Held at one of Melbourne’s iconic
sporting venues, our instructors
cover ISO, white balance, shutter
speed, aperture and depth of field
settings, teaching you to capture
stunning blur free sports images.
Fine Art Nude
Photography
Creative lighting and effective studio
techniques are key to producing beautiful
fine art images. In this four-hour class
you will learn the theory behind selecting,
controlling and crafting light before
delving into a practical component with a
professional model in our studio.
Software & Scanning Courses
Be taught to scan, organise,
edit, restore and present all your
images with a selection of handson courses designed to meet your
digital needs. All required training
tools are provided including
computers, pre-loaded images for
- Adobe Lightroom: An introduction
correction and of course, expert
- Introduction to Photoshop Elements
guidance and instruction.
- Restoring your Family’s History
Nature & Wildlife Zoo Walk
Landscapes & Gardens Walk
During this thoroughly enjoyable
four-hour workshop at the fabulous
Melbourne Zoo, our Media School
instructors will cover ISO, focus methods,
understanding lighting, selecting a
background and more. We will explain the
different techniques needed to capture
truly breathtaking images of our furry,
feathered or scaly friends.
Capture sensational landscapes and
stunning vistas with tried and tested skills
and techniques. Over four hours we cover
composition, depth of field, filters, lighting,
working with weather and more. With a
practical session at one of Melbourne’s
beautiful gardens, this course is sure to
inspire and develop your approach to
landscape photography.
Photography Courses
Make your food images look like
‘masterchef’ creations! Using a
variety of pre-prepared dishes
as subjects, this practical four
hour workshop will teach you
to understand how food looks
to the camera’s eye and reveal
all the tips, tricks and camera
and lighting settings required for
stunning photos of food.
Sport & Action Photography
What our students say.
“Over the past year I have been trying to get as much information as possible by reading.
Today I learned more in 3 hours than all that I read.”
- Ms. Mary S, 30/11/12
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Five generations of the Michael family have traded from the corner of Elizabeth and Lonsdale Streets, Melbourne.
Australia’s Largest Range of Photographic, Video Cameras and
Accessories In Stock!
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Prints (Save $13.50), 4x 1/2 Price A4 StickPix (Save $35) DSLR Package includes FREE DSLR Course (Save $149), 30 FREE 4x6 Lab Prints (Save $13.50), 1/2 Price Sensor Clean (Save
$47.50), 1/2 Price A2 Fine Art Print(Save $29.95). PRO DSLR Package includes FREE Sensor Clean (Save $95), FREE A2 Fine Art Print (Save $59.95), 1/2 Price Equipment Hire (Save up to
$100), 1/2 Price 1-on-1 Training up to 1 hour (Save $75) Videographer Package includes FREE Video Camera Course (Save $149), FREE HDD or memory card to DVD Transfer up to 2 Hours
(Save $40), 30 FREE 4x6 Lab Prints (Save $13.50)
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