Snow Gums print insitu Kosciuszko new art

What’s new in my studio

Painting with Light – new art in July The whole of July was busy as I’ve been adding lots of new prints to my website and refreshing the look. Many prints in this series were created using long exposure photography technique, which adds a beautiful ‘painterly’ feel to the images. They look exquisite and show…

performance photography

Performance photography

Photographing live performance art is fascinating. It’s spontaneous, and unscripted. You create artworks or document the movement created by the artist or other participants, with a great freedom of interpretation. Photography transforms the immaterial nature of art performance into something tangible. Picture Her theatre show In late 2019 I documented the first Picture Her theatre…

Pro Photography on Airbnb listing

Country Airbnb case study

Country Airbnb Photography Professional photography is a must for any Airbnb property listing. Professional images help your future guests visualise your Airbnb property’s unique space and help you to showcase your listing in the most attractive way. Read my Country Airbnb case study below. Nature Lovers If you’re a Nungurner, Metung, Art Lover and Horse…

2020 ILFORD CCP Salon supported by Milieu' Exhibition Melbourne

2020 ILFORD CCP Salon

You’re cordially invited to visit a group exhibition 2020 ILFORD CCP Salon supported by Milieu at CCP Centre for Contemporary Photography in Fitzroy, Melbourne where I have my work on show. The exhibition of over 800 works (!) is a survey of photographic community’s work through 2020, and is exhibited both online ccp.org.au and in…

Castlemaine house architecture photography

Castlemaine house

Castlemaine Architecture Photo shoot Creative Brief: Architecture project done in Castlemaine many years ago. The main agenda was to capture a very large north facing window with an extraordinary garden view, a bathroom shot. Client: sertorilau.net/architecture-and-interior-design Do you have a house or a design project ready to be photographed? View more examples Request a free…

Eureka Art Award 2020 Melbourne to Ballarat

Eureka Art Award 2020 invite

Ballarat Arts Foundation is celebrating 20th Year Celebrations this year. As part of the celebrations, there will be a launch of The Eureka Art Award 2020. Ballarat Arts Foundation will be announcing the winning work during the function, with the 2020 judge being Fiona Sweet, Director of the Ballarat International Foto Biennale. Launch – 6pm,…

Polish Art Foundation Vibes Exhibition Invite Melbourne exhibition

Polish Art Foundation Exhibition invite

Polish Art Exhibition “Vibes” or “Klimaty” (in Polish language) is an art exhibition featuring 27 artists interpreting a broad theme from ecological musings to personal feelings surrounding our very existence. “When we (Polish Art Foundation or PAF) sat around our usual meeting table late last year, we could not have imagined how poignant our theme…

Why Artists Must Experiment There's no innovation without experimentation

Why Artists Must Experiment

There’s no innovation without experimentation Art making is mysterious and very personal. During COVID lockdown it has gotten very challenging.  No one has ever answered that question “where do your ideas come from,” because none of us really knows? We, as artists must experiment in order to find their way around themselves, around our emotions,…

Creative Photography

What Is Creative Photography?

What Is Creative Photography? Creative photography is hard to explain. Why? Because creativity is very subjective and everyone’s imagination is different. I always know when I “feel” creative on the shoot or not. Creativity is explained as the act of turning imaginative ideas into reality and characterised by the ability to perceive the world around…

About Aldona Kmieć Artist Ballarat Photographer Melbourne

Artist Profile

Artist profile: Why did you become an artist? Where did you study, etc?  I didn’t choose to become an artist. I’ve always been a creative person, and I had to find ways to express it. Art didn’t have a central place in my family. I grew up on a dairy farm in Poland during the…

Leadership Team headshots photography Damascus College Ballarat

Leadership Team headshots for Damascus College

Photography for Damascus College I was recently commissioned to provide a full set of Leadership Team headshots for Ballarat’s catholic school Damascus College. Photos were used for both online and printed publications and used throughout the website. Please view a few examples below and for more, visit their website at https://www.damascus.vic.edu.au   Professional headshots and lifestyle…

Looking at the big picture

The Big Picture

The big picture, 2020 Take a step back and zoom out and then in again. Why is ~Looking at the big picture~ important? Well, to see things from a different angle, to challenge your thinking from someone else’s point of view, to allow yourself to see wider possibilities, to admit your own limitations, to think…

Startup Brand Photography

Brand Photography for Startup Program

Startup Brand Photography I’ve recently worked on brand photography and production of creative digital content for Startup Gippsland program. My task included producing all marketing collateral, website landing page and social media video campaign. My professional photography was used for: Pop-Up Displays at startup events Product marketing was a major point of business development for…

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