performance photography

Art 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. In late 2019 I documented the first Picture Her theatre show by a Ballarat…

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…

Startup Brand Photography

Brand Photography for Startup Program

Startup Brand Photography I’ve recently worked on brand photography and creative digital content for Startup Gippsland program including all marketing collateral, website and social media channels. My professional photography was used for: Pop-Up Displays at startup events Product marketing was a major point of business development for our startup program as we needed to showcase…

Brand Photography commercial website photography Melbourne Private College Aldona Kmiec

Australian City Design College Photography

Commercial website photography for a Design College in Melbourne My photography assignment was very comprehensive and included extensive photography of all campus premises and teaching facilities, classroom equipment, relaxed teaching staff in classroom activities as well as the student culture and after-study activities. Photographs depicting international student life on campus, Melbourne laneways and coffee culture…

Women portraits on location Elizabeth Lewis-Gray GEKKO BALLARat Lifestyle Magazine Editorial Photographer Aldona Kmiec

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…

creative Artist portrait photography Ballarat Melbourne Aldona Kmiec

Extraordinary Routines: Lily Mae Martin

Creative Artist Portrait I was engaged by Madeleine Dore, editor of the Extraordinary Routines of Creatives blog to provide documentary style portrait images for an interview with a fellow Ballarat artist, Lily Mae Martin. Read the full interview on: http://www.extraordinaryroutines.com/portraits/#/lily-mae-martin/ If you’re interested in headshots or a creative portrait photography, please get in touch or Portrait…

Ballarat Murals Aldona Kmiec Street art photography

Ballarat Murals

Back in 2013, I facilitated a series of installations of large format paste ups, designed to combat tagging in known graffiti hotspots. Black and white posters were displayed in more than 9 locations and featured portraits of hundreds of Ballarat residents. Working with various community groups was very rewarding. During the five months long project,…

Dreamscapes portraits Aldona Kmiec Artist Unicorns are real Photographic limited edition print

Dreamscapes

Dreamscapes are Aldona Kmiec’s new photographic series. Aldona’s use of photography brings the viewer a unique dreamscape perspective of the Australian landscape and explores the feminine psyche. Limited edition photographs of staged performances with romantic scenes of local art heroes emerging from an ever-changing landscape are part of the Dreamscapes series. Elusive unicorn in a dreamlike walk…

Bohemian Secret Australian Bush landscape large format camera

Artist Documentary: Sonia Macak

Meet Sonia Macak, Czech born photographer living just outside of Ballarat. In 2013 we spent a day together in her darkroom. Sadly, in 2016 Sonia’s property was much affected by fire but luckily no buildings were burnt down. In my film, Sonia reenacts the fascination with wet plate collodion photography, something quite magical in the era of post-photography, iPhones…

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