Aldona Kmiec Ballarat Finalist Head On Photography Festival 2014

Head On Portrait Finalist

Head On Finalists 2014, Portrait Category I‚Äôm so excited to announce that I am a Portrait FINALIST of¬†Head On Photo Festival¬†2014! The Opening¬†This Friday 16th¬†of May – Paddington Town Hall. The Exhibition Paddington Reservoir Gardens Gallery 251-255 Oxford St Paddington from the 12 May ‚Äď 8 June. The show sits alongside the work of National‚Ķ

Eureka Family Day Kids Photography MADE Museum of Democracy Ballarat

Family Eureka Day @MADE

The public exhibition / display of photographs will run for two weeks starting on ‚ÄėEureka Day‚Äô Tue 3rd December until 16th December. M.A.D.E ¬†is providing each individual photographed today with one complimentary (FREE) full colour print of the photograph. Thank you so much to all who participated. The 30 ‚Äėhero‚Äô images will be displayed at‚Ķ

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Ballarat Foto Biennale 2013:: The Forge Pizzeria

Ballarat Foto Biennale 2013 Australia, a New Chapter The journey is always different.. Close your eyes and listen  Venue:: The Forge Pizzeria 14 Armstrong St Nth Ballarat VIC Explore a collection of large format fine art portraiture work shot in a studio as well as one of my most amazing photo-treasure finds ever Рold photographs found…

Public Art Ballarat Portrait Photography Aldona Kmiec faces project

We R You SportsBiz wall

Last¬†Installation of We R You Faces – completed Ballarat: You are awesome! Public art Ballarat! Get down to Bakery Hill to see 29 metres of posters. Find your face and most importantly please keep the public art discussion going! Without your input, consistency and new ideas it won’t happen. Our biggest We R You Faces‚Ķ

My Australia My Journey exhibition photography exhibition Ballarat Library Diversity of Cultures

My Australia Exhibition: Ballarat Library

Diverse Cultures – Photography Exhibition 19 April-19 June :: Ballarat City Library Doveton St Nth¬†. Aldona Kmiec is¬†a¬†Polish¬†born artist, professional¬†photographer and Multicultural¬†Ambassador¬†of Ballarat. “My Australia is one outcome of Aldona Kmiec‚Äôs ongoing inquiry into the nature and meaning of ‚Äėmulticulturalism‚Äô in contemporary Australian society. Working with local culturally diverse communities, Aldona creates images that are‚Ķ

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Open Photography Studio week I

Open Photography Studio Backspace Gallery Huyghue House, Alfred Deakin Place Ballarat.¬†Exhibition runs until April 14th “My Australia is one outcome of Aldona Kmiec‚Äôs ongoing inquiry into the nature and meaning of ‚Äėmulticulturalism‚Äô in contemporary Australian society. Working with local culturally diverse communities, Aldona creates images that are sometimes straightforward and at other times atmospheric and‚Ķ

We R You paste ups ‚Äď New Faces at The Lane

We R You – New Faces at The Lane

We R You street art project Great news! Yesterday we’ve finished installing new faces on the coarse brick wall of The Lane – George Hotel laneway between Armstrong/Lydiard St Nth. A couple of iPhone shots below, more to come.. The Lane street art project.¬†A comment that has just arrived: “The laneaway looks great Aldona, I‚Ķ

The Art of Henna :: Priti Mehta

Commissioned work for¬†Central Highland Arts Atlas   For¬†My Australia Photo Exhibition¬†at the Backspace Gallery from March 28th – April 14th 2013 Alfred Deakin Place Ballarat I set up a temporary Open Photographic Studio¬†and invited the public to come in to be photographed by me or themselves using a camera remote control. My latest article features‚Ķ

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Maori-English-Croatian: Shiree Pilkinton

Commissioned work for Central Highland Arts Atlas A friend of Shiree Pilkinton‚Äôs recently said ‚Äúso you‚Äôre Maori-English-Croatian, you speak French and you live in Australia‚Ķ.how did that happen?‚ÄĚ Not surprisingly, she is often asked this.¬† It does seem like an unusual mix, but as Shiree points out, there were a lot of Maori-Croatian intermarriages back‚Ķ

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We R You new sites

We R You¬† – New sites & community ideas call Most of you have by now seen the We R You project paste ups on Blockbuster Building corner Camp/Mair Streets… Guess what? We have a couple of new permissions for public artwork in new visible sites!! Exciting isn’t it? Last week me & Deborah went‚Ķ

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Shooting Fine Art Portraits: Ajit Narsi

Commissioned work for¬†Central Highland Arts Atlas Fine Art Portraits Photography ‚ÄúSay Cheese‚ÄĚ!! Nothing worse than those words when the camera is pointed your way. That‚Äôs why these words aren‚Äôt often in my photography vocab. I sometimes¬†use the same word in my native Polish language which sounds exotic, or wait.¬†Personal¬†connection with¬†the subject¬†is perhaps the¬†only¬†method of capturing‚Ķ

Eco Garden Aldona Kmiec Photography Australia

Carl Zeiss

Who doesn’t like Carl… Pottering around for some domestic shots with my favourite 50mm f1.8 primes… My sharp Rolleiflex lens came from ebay together with a Rolleiflex SLR camera that served me nearly 4 years until the winding mechanism got jammed. In August 2011 during the Ballarat¬†International¬†Foto Biennale camera swap market I found people who‚Ķ