Advertising, Editorial & Commercial Photographer in Melbourne, Australia

Wet Plate Collodion Wins Silver Award in the PX3 Paris Photography Prize

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We’re thrilled to announce that Image Workshop photographer Brence Coghill has been awarded Silver in the Advertising category of the 2019 PX3 Paris Photography Prize for his wet plate collodion image of eclectic Americana and alt-country singer-songwriter Rich Webb. The image was selected by a jury panel from over 5,700 entries from 98 countries around the world. The PX3 awards are one of the biggest photography awards in Europe with thousands of entrants from all…

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Woman doing yoga in a park on the cover of INhealth magazine

Melbourne portrait photographer health & lifestyle magazine cover story

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  Hey ho! Sharon here, with an update on a magazine cover story I photographed of an inspirational lady. Inova is a US-based health and hospital service provider. Although based on the east coast of the USA, the Spring 2019 cover story of Inova’s INhealth medical & healthy lifestyle magazine was slated to feature Australian patient Dina McPherson. Dina was back in Melbourne following a successful surgical heart procedure in the US, and enguaged me…

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Airport Services: Showcasing the skills of Air Traffic Control and Aviation Firefighting personnel

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“Sharon and Brence got the absolute best out of our staff and the locations they photographed. Our new corporate library is vibrant and stunning, showing the best that our company has to offer. They surpassed my expectations of the brief.” – Gemma Cajina, Design and Multimedia Specialist, Airservices Australia As commerical photographers, it’s SUPER exciting when you receive a client enquiry and the brief includes reference photos of air traffic control towers and firefighters battling…

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Office interior photography by Melbourne commercial photographer Image Workshop

Interior photography of a greened-up coworking office

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Garden Beet‘s incredible plant installations take an office space from ‘nice’ to ‘Wow!’ They called on us to document a recent installation at a newly opened funky co-working office space in Melbourne. The main hallway features a unique potted plant display, and the casual workspace / chill out area infuses a wonderful sense of calm from the huge green wall. Here’s the final photos from the shoot day:

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Staff Headshots - photography of Toyota Australia office employees by Image Workshop

Corporait Photographer – Toyota staff headshots nationwide

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“They look great! Thanks so much Sharon, awesome job!” – Carly Hobday, Senior Change Management Consultant, Toyota “Seriously, the best experience I’ve had working with a service provider!” – Matthew Philips, Change Manager, Toyota How do you get responses like this from a client? Take a huge technical and logistical challenge, problem-solve the sh*t out of it, and deliver fantastic results on time and to budget. Boom! 1320 staff headshots from 12 Toyota locations nationwide –…

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Telstra green wall installation by Garden Beet, photographed by Image Workshop in Melbourne

Showcasing a green wall installation

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It started with a call from Garden Beet, one of Australia’s premium vertical garden designers for residential and commercial fitouts. They’d completed a vertical green wall installation for Telstra at Highpoint, but were having trouble getting a good photo of it for their web & print marketing. In fact they’d already sent another photographer to shoot the wall, but were unhappy with the results. Could Image Workshop do better? (spoiler alert… the answer is ‘hell yeah!’)

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Industrial portraits of engineers for shipbuilding company Navantia

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Image Workshop photographer Sharon Blance recently shot fresh industrial portraits for world-leading shipbuilding company Navantia Australia. Navantia believes in collaboration and partnership, and that people are the heart of their shipbuilding enterprise. The new “Partnership” print campaign features Aussie workers ‘behind the scenes’ who create the parts and technologies Navantia uses to build advanced ocean-going vessels.  Sharon’s ‘at work’ industrial portraits were shot at one of Navantia’s engineering partners – SKF Engineering in Melbourne – using…

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Portraits of Vue de Monde pastry chef

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I shot these editorial style portraits a wee while ago and they’ve been waiting to finally get up on the blog! Environmental portrait photography of Elisha Kesici, who works as a Senior Pastry Chef at at one of Melbourne’s top restaurants – the unparalleled Vue de Monde. It was an absolute treat to photograph Elisha at work putting the final touches on one of the restaurant’s signature desserts: mousse lamingtons. We had an hour on site…

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Architectural photography of Sydney's CBD by Image Workshop photographer Sharon Blance

Moody blues: Sydney architectural photography

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Recently I had a couple of free days up in Sydney. The weather was glorious, and after checking out some fabulous art at the Biennale and upgrading my knowledge of native birds at the Australian Museum, I wanted to spend some time just wandering the city centre, camera in hand. The Fujifilm X-T2 is my go-to travel camera – if you haven’t got one I simply can’t recommend it highly enough – and for this…

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Melbourne advertising and lifestyle photography by Image Workshop

DrinkWise advertising lifestyle photography

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Did somebody say… outdoor party? We created a collection of lifestyle photography for DrinkWise, an Australian not-for-profit whose remit is to promote healthier and safer drinking culture (and let’s face it, Australia doesn’t have the best reputation for responsible drinking).  DrinkWise isn’t about trying to get people to ‘not drink’, but is about making healthier choices – the vibe being that you can still have fun and be social while being responsible. Images were shot…

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