Photographic Events

January 2019

What’s on in Victoria

© Liam Lynch

The Spirit Within Australia: The Land and The People  Oct 25th to Jan 27th 2019

Ngaio Mala
Craig Tuffin



Works from the fine press book (of the same name) featuring original photographic-based art produced using historic hand-crafted processes from both well-known and emerging Australian photographic artists: Daniel Bornstein, Gary Chapman and Jan Naismith, Wendy Currie, Kristin Diemer, Joyce Evans, Silvi Glattauer, Liam Lynch, Julian Pearce, David Roberts, Maxine Salvatore,Kim Sinclair, Steve Tester, Craig Tuffin, Gordon Undy, Ellie Young.

There will be a closing celebration on the 27th January from 2 pm tp 5 pm with floor talks from many of the artists starting at 2.30 pm.   More Info




 MGA  – What’s On

CCP – What’s On

The changing face of Victoria. Exhibitions filled with interesting and surprising stories from Victoria’s history. You can see them alongside beautiful photographs by Maggie Diaz that take you behind the scenes to explore how these invaluable books were made in the heart of Melbourne  – at the State Library Of Victoria More Info


Exhibitions Coming to Gold Street Studios :

Elizabeth Opalenik – Magic of Mordançage –30 January/ 17 March 2019

The Print Exposed 2019 – 20 March  26 May 2019

The Photography of Stavros Pippos 29 May to 28 July 2019

Stuart Clook – Precious Landscapes 28 August to 27 Oct 2019

John Pollard Chasing Shadows 30 Oct 2019 to 26 Jan 2020

Ellie Young Gold & Glass 29Jan 2020 to 5 April 2020

Print exposed 2020  8 April June 14 2020

What’s on in NSW

Bob Kersey


The Image Beyond the Mask  An approach to platinum palladium printing by Bob Kersey. Opening speech 10 Jan 2019 6pm Runs 8 Jan to 20 Jan 2019  Artist talk re platinum process Sat 3 pm 19 Jan2019. Students encouraged! Artist proofs available. Unique state fine prints. Corner Gallery Percival and Myrtle St Stanmore More Info 

What’s on in ACT

What’s on in Queensland

Keiko Goto

Departures from reality When first introduced, the camera was hailed as the ultimate mimetic machine, perfectly capturing reality. Photographers, however, have always been masters at manipulating reality, be it through framing, lighting or in the darkroom.Fine Monochrome Print Group challenge and confuse reality, through a range of techniques, raising the question – what is real and what is fiction? opening  1 February (6:30pm for 7:00pm) at the Redcliffe Art Gallery 470-476 Oxley Avenue, Redcliffe Runs 2nd Feb to 3rd March  More Information

PolArt Festival For 40 years PolArt festivals have been celebrating and showcasing Polish culture and heritage through dance, music, theatre, film and the visual arts.Every three years in capital cities around Australia, PolArt is the pre-eminent national Polish Arts Festival, largest of its kind outside of Poland.Ten days PolArt 2018 will bring a host of artists, actors and dancers from all over Australia and New Zealand! QCA Galleries, Queensland College of Art Griffith University 226 Grey Street Southbank Brisbane More Information 

Spy & Camera Museum A unique and intriguing collection More info

 Photo Community Interest:
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Capture Winner Top Emerging Photographers Capture See Here

Beta Development in Photography

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.

For Sale: Deardorf 8×10 in fully working condition w/ 8×10 and 4×5 back. Majestic tripod large format tripod
14 inch commercial enter self winding lens. Asking $2000 for the whole kit including tripod and film Holders
Pro master by Nova 16×20 print washer (13 separate slots) $200.  3 large 2000 watt lights with 12 and 15 inch Fresnell lenses. Two mole richardson  12″ from Hollywood $200 and one 15 inch w barn doors $300. Some Pentax 6×7 equipment I can let go. Body and 2 lenses trusty 105mm and a 165mm Contact David Powell 0458644183

Prizes: Awards: Competitions: Exhibition Entries

Hand Magazine entries More Info 

Head On 2019 closes 3 Feb 2019 More Info 

Nikon Surf Photo and Surf Video of the year Closes 15 Feb 2019 More info 

NAVA – Check this web site for current grant and prizes:

2019 International Women’s Day Exhibition of Photography Melbourne Camera Club – closes Thursday 24 January 2019 11:59pm More Information

 Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year  Entries close 10 February 2019. More Information 

Other Suppliers

Blanco Negro Foma Paper and Film – Coming Soon New Foma Bromoil Paper FOMABROM VARIANT 113 BO features a very rich half-tone scale over all contrast grades, a shining white paper base and saturated blacks. Only: 8 x 10 inch and 11 x 14 inch. On line shop for  all Foma products More Info  Tel 0412 025 956

michaels camera video digital for wide range of traditional photographic supplies and books. More Info 

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

michaels camera video digital for wide range of traditional photographic supplies and books. More Info 

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