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PolArt Brisbane 2018

2018 PolArt Festival Brisbane 27th Dec  2018 – 6th Jan  2019 Polish Visual Arts and Performing Arts in Australia For 40 years PolArt festivals have been celebrating and showcasing Polish culture and heritage through dance, music, theatre, film and visual arts. PolArt festival is held every three years in capital cities around Australia. PolArt is…

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Women Business Portraits

  Portrait Preparation: Clothing Clothing for corporate headshot photography should be professional and suit your company or your business look. High contrast combinations, such as a dark jacket, white shirt and bold tie, scarf or accessories work well. Pastels and busy patterns are best avoided. Solid colours, freshly ironed, long sleeved shirts are flattering, be aware of clothing that…

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Airbnb Photography

Capturing the Light in Architecture Photography When it comes to capturing the light when photographing spaces, I cannot emphasise enough the importance of attention to detail and clear focus. Like with most things, the more effort you put in, the more reward you will get out of your work. And light is something you cannot…

Inertia Head in Sand photo Feelings of Inertia Musings of a Visual Artist

Inertia

It has gotten to me. Inertia. I can’t sleep. Photography exhibition project in the pipeline and I crumble like no tomorrow. The comforting thing is, I’m not alone to anxiety, in fact everyone goes through more or less similar experience. But how debilitating is it?!!! Correct. I feel like a heavy bucket of sand today.…

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Sailors Grave Brewery East Gippsland

Sailors Grave Brewery photography Client: East Gippsland Shire Council for The Deep Winter Festival East Gippsland Shire Council has commissioned me to photograph and document over 25 East Gippsland businesses and provide extensive image library for various use on Council websites, social media and event pages. The photos were also used in various promotional articles…

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RAT Gallery – The Art of Activism

  WHERE: Ballarista Cafe, 2a Lydiard St South, Ballarat VIC 3350 WHEN: Monday, 2 July to 2 August 2018 Thursday OPENING HOURS: 8am to 4pm Monday to Friday The Art of Activism is an epic one-day road-trip story to the Far East corner of Victoria to photograph a commissioned editorial for Gippslandia Magazine. Together with journalist Mim Cook, on…

RAT Gallery – Mixed Blessings

Mixed Blessings – The Great Art Scare group exhibition by RAT Gallery  WHERE: Mercure Hotel & Convention Centre, 613 Main Road, Ballarat WHEN: Thursday, 7 June to Sunday, 8 July 2018 OPENING NIGHT: from 6pm on Thursday, 7 June 2018 The Ballarat Courier: https://www.thecourier.com.au/story/5445804/new-gallery-of-mixed-blessings-for-artists Mixed Blessings is an exhibition of work by 12 artists from Ballarat and district, convened…

East Gippsland Images Art Gallery: Land Water Sky Exhibition Ray Thomas, Charlotte (Penny) Hood, Ronald Edwards Pepper, Steaphan Paton

East Gippsland Images

Always wanted to capture the bats and here they are! East Gippsland Gallery in Bairnsdale. Current exhibition Land Water Sky presented by East Gippsland Art Gallery in partnership with East Gippsland Shire Council, acknowledges the cultural contribution of Aboriginal people in this region. It features work of important indigenous artists like Ray Thomas, Ronald Edwards-Pepper…

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Art Jigsaw Puzzles

You can now shop my curated selection of prints, and exclusive photo jigsaw art from the comfort of your own home Small, colourful, meditative Art Jigsaw puzzle My unique product range features art jigsaw puzzles made of found vintage silver gelatin prints, and modern photography  jigsaw puzzles with unique photography from around Australia and the…

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The view from the East

East and West, or in between, these words seem to succinctly describe my life. I was born in the communism era of late seventies and eighties in Poland. It was tough. Growing up, I was noticing that people around me have always desired change, yet not always acted on their instinct because sometimes they just…

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Ballarat photography – Art Awards Finalist

Yay! Ballarat photography on show again! In the Process of Healing exhibition has been chosen for the Contemporary Art Awards as a finalist. In the Process of Healing is an immersive installation of photography, sound and space. Photographed in Ballarat’s old mining suburb of Black Hill, it tells a story of hope and survival of a local refugee…