Elisha Kesici at Vue de Monde, portrait photography by Image Workshop photographer Sharon Blance, Melbourne

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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Final album with white vinyl! Cover art for the 'This version is no longer supported' album, created by Image Workshop photography. Creative concept photographers in Melbourne.

This Version Is No Longer Supported – Retro-inspired album cover art

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THIS JUST IN! Sharon Blance just won 6th place for this album cover image in the highly contested ‘Portrait’ category of the Australian Photography Awards!  Cracking the top ten country-wide is a huge achievement – nice one Sharon! See more on the APA awards winners gallery.   Retro-yet-futuristic android inspired theme? Check. Coloured lights and tech-y projections? Check. Personal love of sci-fi and surreal weird stuff? Check. Inspirational photoshoot playlist with music from 8-bit Circuit Bent…

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Angliss Hotel school - Hospitality Photography Melbourne - Melbourne photographer

Flexible Brand Library for a Hotel School

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William Angliss Institue is already well known for world class hotel, tourism and hospitality training. They’ve now created the Angliss International Hotel School, which is a new offering specializing in hotel management training, and includes a custom fit-out on campus specially designed to support their specific needs. They wanted to create a brand library of compelling hospitality photography to be used for their key marketing initiatives that would appeal to prospective students whilst also conveying the high quality that the…

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Marine scientist Rick Hamilton photographed for Nature Conservancy by Melbourne photographer Sharon Blance

Marine scientist editorial portrait for Nature Conservancy magazine

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The Nature Conservancy is a US-based organisation dedicated to ecological conservation, with over 600 scientists working on projects in 69 countries. Rick Hamilton, a marine scientist based in Brisbane, Australia, works extensively in marine environments and recently (re)discovered the rare crusty Nautilus – an elusive sea creature last seen alive in the 1980s. The June/July issue of Nature Conservancy magazine would feature an essay on Rick’s diving mission to find the secretive Nautilus. We went on assigment to meet Rick in Brisbane to create an…

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Annual Report Photography – out of the office and into the street

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It’s awesome when clients trust us to do something more out of the box than they’re used to. We’re pleased to have created the latest annual report photography for CCMC – the Code Compliance Monitoring Committee, working alongside Mackay Branson design. CCMC monitors banks’ compliance with the Code of Banking Practice and investigates allegations of misconduct. It sounds a little dry I know; but really they’re looking out for people like you and I, and making sure banks aren’t doing anything dodgy….

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Portrait of chef-in-training

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One of our final shots of 2015 was this portrait of apprentice Laura Kirby who has commenced working at prestigious Melbourne restaurant The European. Laura is one of six apprentices working across a range of award-winning Melbourne restaurants as part of an Indigenous pre-employment program by the National Indigenous Culinary Institute (NICI), in partnership with William Angliss Institute. The ‘Skills for Success’ program is focused on creating highly skilled Indigenous chefs and providing them with lifelong mentors in the industry….

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