Photographic Events


April 2019

What’s on in Victoria

Goodbye to our amazing Joyce


The sentinel Danielle Edwards

Danielle Edwards received the Mike Ware Ward forThe sentinel

This is a truly unique exhibition aimed at encouraging the understanding and appreciation of the handmade alternative/historic photographic print processes. These evolved from the birth of photography.

An opportunity to view photographs first  hand, creating an awareness of the complexities of these wonderful crafts.

International Artists:
Mike Ware (UK), Elizabeth Opalenik (USA), Christina Z Anderson (USA), Sandy King (USA), Sam Wang (USA), Karl Koenig (USA), Tim Rudman (UK) and Jianming Zhong (China)

Australian and New Zealand Artists:
Stuart Clook, Danielle Edwards, Philip England, Keiko Goto, Janis House, Keira Hudson, Matt Huges,  Peter McDonald, Kim Sinclair, David Tatnall, Yvonne Todd,  Paul Weiss, Ellie Young  and Lynette Zeeng.

The photographs bring a mix of beauty and intrigue created by passionate photographers and photographic artists.
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Magnet Gallery  – 2 new exhibitions opening on the 11th April  Runs to 4th May 2019  Opening Night 14th April More Information 


Dombrovskis: journeys into the wild  

Peter Dombrovskis (1945–96) was one of the world’sforemost wilderness photographers. His powerful, reflective and deeply personal images of the unique Tasmanian wilderness had a lasting impact. His images changed the way Australians think about their environment by making remote nature accessible through images.  Through their use in environmental campaigns such as the ‘No Dams’ movement of 1982, some of Dombrovskis’s images have become shorthand for environmental concerns in Australia.  at MGA to 12th May 2019 Part of the CLIMARTE Festival:ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2019 More Info 

That takes balls Nina Ross  That takes balls is a response to the culture of gendered violence against women in Australia. Presented on CCP’s public-facing Night Projection Window, the work confronts the safety and visibility of women in public space, as well as broader problems of cultural attitudes towards women and girls.  69 women were murdered due to violence in Australia in 2018. 01 April – 02 June 2019 CCP More Info

The 26th Australian National Stereo Photography Convention Maldon, Victoria, Australia

Friday 10 May-Sunday 12 May 2019 More Information 


Exhibitions Coming to Gold Street Studios :

Staveros Pippos

The Photography of Stavros Pippos June/ August 2019

Stuart Clook Precious Landscapes Aug /Oct 2019

John Pollard Chasing Shadows Nov/Jan 2020

What’s on in NSW



What’s on in Queensland

Spy & Camera Museum A unique and intriguing collection More info

 Photo Community Interest:

Hagen Hopkins

The Mono Awards is looking for the best Black & White photography from Australia and New Zealand.$10,000 in cash and prizes-Closes 30th June More Info

The Hand Magazine – A Magazine For Reproduction-Based Art  More Info

View Camera Australia Blog – a new blog dedicated to large format and darkroom photographers in Australia. Edited by David Tatnall.

The New Photography Award one cash prize of AUD $10,000 & AUD $1,000 being awarded the People’s Choice Award Close 1st May 2019 More info

Hagen Hopkins New Zealand photographer showing New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern embracing a woman at the Kilbirnie mosque in Wellington following the massacre of 51 people at two mosques in New Zealand attending Friday prayers.This lit up the world’s tallest building in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Wanted to Buy 

4 x 5 wet plate holder

Prizes: Awards: Competitions: Exhibition Entries

Hand Magazine entries More Info 

NAVA – Check this web site for current grant and prizes

Entries are now open for the Olive Cotton Award for photographic portraiture  held biennially at Tweed Regional Gallery.


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Kudos Cameras – New Supplier for Print File film pockets Jobo processing drums and Kaiser Fototechnik lighting  – More information

Archival Products Australia Pty  Bookbinders specialising in longevity storage –  custom made presentation albums,boxes, and polypropylene pockets for storage for photographs etc. Contact Mario

Mainline Photographics Pty Ltd – Australia’s traditional imaging source. More Info 

gold street studios spacious studios and darkrooms are just over an hour from Melbourne CBD – set in tranquil surroundings at Trentham East Vic 3458