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…

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 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…

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,…

Love is the greatest adventure Wedding Layflat album book

Wedding Album Photography ideas

Wedding Albums If you’re looking into turning  your wedding images into a book, here’s a great product worth recommendation. My Deluxe Wedding Photography Albums are ideal to showcase your professional wedding day photographs in a lasting beautiful product. This album is not limited just to wedding photographs, but your family portraits and so on.. Below are…

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

Artist Documentary about wet plate collodion photography Artist Documentary about Sonia 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 life was affected by the bushfires but luckily no buildings were burnt down. In my film, Sonia reenacts the…

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