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  

Balancing Act pregnant mother Eureka Art Award 2020

Eureka Art Award 2020

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

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…

Nephew Filip on the farm Biezen Poland

Documentary Photography Gippsland – Call Out for Participants

Post bushfire and COVID-19, Rural and Regional Gippsland Documentary Photography Gippsland This is a call out to anyone residing in Gippsland and interested in taking part in the documentary photography project I have been commissioned for by the State Library Victoria. The key aim is to create a social archive of photographs and stories documenting…

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…

Mother breastfeeding baby in red Mass Isolation Australia

Mass Isolation Australia – Ballarat Foto Biennale 2020

Visual Photo Diary & reflections on isolation I’m currently taking part in the Ballarat Intl Foto Biennale curated project called Mass Isolation Australia. This online project is a visual record of the COVID-19 crisis on Instagram, inspired by the 1937 Mass Observation project in Britain. Curators Shaohui Kwok and Amelia Saward invite Australians to share…

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…

Photography Magazines

As a way to remind myself of Photography Open Calls and Submissions and some great Photography Magazines from all over the world, here are some links you might find useful. Aperture A quarterly photography magazine and a book publisher based in New York. The magazine is published by the Aperture Foundation, a non-profit organisation devoted…

Shimbashi, Japan Photographs and Isolation

Photographs and Isolation

It’s been more than 6 weeks of living in isolation. How do you deal with it and what are your strategies? For someone like me who experiences an intense internal pressure of achieving, this time of living and working in isolation is surprisingly good for me, at the moment. I found that I have much…

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Times of the Pandemic

Creating art in the pandemic The pandemic has stopped all the photography work assignments. It’s really hard to accept that and also harder to figure out what to do next. What I’ve decided to do next is to go through my photography archive and work with what I’ve got. Cafe in Soler scene It is…

The long search for freedom

Behind the photographs: The long search for freedom ‪11 July‬ 2017, Train Melbourne – Ballarat. ‪1.17pm‬ This dream was the inspiration for my solo exhibition/installation In the Process of Healing at Ballarat Convent/Welcome Centre during Ballarat Foto Biennale 2017. Last night I had a dream. I’ve been walking on a bridge with Suganthini. The bridge…

Editorial Photography Main Bar Ballarat for Junkies Magazine

The Main Bar Ballarat

Editorial Photography for Junkies Magazine Photography of the gorgeous cafe-grocery Open Pantry and Main Bar Ballarat in collaboration with Talina Edwards Architecture. Read Frequently Asked Questions regarding commercial and corporate photography services. We showcase the beauty of regional Victoria through art and small business photography projects. If you are interested in our photography, get in…