A photography community initiative in response to the Australian Bushfire Catastrophe
A. No, all applications will be assessed. All photographers must hold public liability insurance and offer a professional level of service as we want families to receive a professional product. If you are not an accredited AIPP member, you will be required to submit samples of your photography. In addition, we will look at your website, social media channels and if necessary will request additional examples of your work.
A. We will assess all applications and if necessary will request examples of your retouching work to ensure you have the photoshop skills required to retouch fire damaged photos. For all wanting to be part of the editing team there will be training offered and a Facebook group will be set up to communicate with everyone. If you are not yet ready to retouch we will work with you to help you with those skills.
A. Yes as a retoucher. We take applications from anywhere in the world for the retouching team. Submit here
A. Please email Karen Alsop – firstname.lastname@example.org with your suggestion.
A. To become an accredited AIPP photographer, you must go through a series of checks, including portfolio submissions. You must also hold insurance and legally be registered as a business. All other applicants will be considered under similar guidelines to ensure that families are getting help from suitably qualified photographers. We welcome all photographers to submit an application and appreciate all offers of voluntary assistance.
A. Yes as long as you have their permission. Please fill out the submission form on the Request our Help page.
A. To be considered by the art curator, please email Robyn Campbell: email@example.com and include information about your art, current sales, exhibits or awards if applicable. Artists will be curated to ensure a diversity of styles and genres are represented.
A. Project Recapture will be raising money directly for the organisation Blaze Aid.
A. No, photographers will provide the set package only at no cost to the family as detailed in the photographer’s contract. Extra product may be purchased by the family direct from our generous sponsor that is supplying the prints at a special price for victims of the Bushfire Crisis.
A. We are unable to re-imburse any costs incurred. Your involvement and contribution is valued. You may wish to speak to your accountant about claiming any costs against your business.
A. We recommend working with data recovery specialists to recover files from fire-damaged hard drives. Follow their advice closely, and contact them before you attempt to power on, plug in or read a fire-damaged hard drive.
A. We recommend you scan your prints at the highest possible resolution and quality. Officeworks, Teds and Photographic Stores all offer scanning services. Once you have the files you can send them to us. We are currently in talks with retailers to ask for their assistance in this area.
A. We will assess the damage and options upon recieving your scans. Our retouchers will do their bests to repair but there will be some prints that are too damaged for restoration. We will communicate with you to discuss further if this is the case
A. Families will recieve a curated collection of 10 High Res images that will also be provided as prints and posted to you.
A. Your application will be 5 complimentary photos for the team to restore. If you have a larger number please contact us direct to discuss further – firstname.lastname@example.org