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Inspiring and Supporting Photographers of Australian Birds

TOA 2015


The 2015 Tom Oliver Award, for the creation of educational resources specifically targeting bird photography, was won by Brian O’Leary, who submitted a booklet with detailed instructions on how to attract birds to close quarters for quality photography using medium focal length telephoto lenses, and an accompanying video presentation of photos and videos captured by the technique.

TOA ebook

The e-book is now available here.  You can download either a web quality version (477 kB filesize), or a print quality version (8 MB filesize).

The associated video can be viewed from this link:


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The Our People page, in the About Us section, contains email links to each of the committee members.