Advertising, Editorial & Commercial Photographer in Melbourne, Australia

Harriyadi - William Angliss Institute - Image Workshop photography Melbourne. Hospitality Portrait by Brence Coghill

Hospitality Portrait at Eureka 89 for William Angliss Institute

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Brence was recently asked to create an editorial style hospitality portrait of Harriyadi Irawan, an award winning student from William Angliss Institute. For his efforts in the the Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management at William Angliss, Harriyadi won the Premier’s Award for International Education Student of the year and was also awarded International Student of the year in the Vocational Education and Training category. Harriyadi also works at Eureka 89, an upmarket restaurant serving fine food, wine and…

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William Angliss Institute – Chef Portrait

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We recently got a call from William Angliss Institute, asking us to create a chef portrait for a last-minute marketing piece. As it turned out, there was a really tight timeframe which requiring a same day shoot and edit to meet the print deadline. Never shy of a challenge, Sharon was able to coordinate the shoot on location in one of the commercial kitchens onsite at the William Angliss Institute in central Melbourne, and turn around the required…

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Sam Maalouf for PostScript magazine, editorial phtography by Image Workshop photographer Sharon Blance, Melbourne

Superhero Sam – Editorial Portrait

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Meet Sam, Helper of People. He’s a Pharmacy Business Manager for AmCal as well as being a working paramedic – oh and he also did volunteer help during the Victorian bushfires last summer. Sharon was commisioned to shoot an editorial portrait of Sam for the October cover of PostScript magazine – here’s the final cover shot, plus an image that didn’t make the mag but was one of our faves :D

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Dance burlesque cabaret photography by Sharon Blance Melbourne photographer

Life is a Cabaret – Promo photography

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Image Workshop photographer Sharon Blance absolutely loves all forms of show biz, and one of her favourite assignments is to create promo photography for performers of all kinds. So she was pretty delighted to work with dance  and cabaret artist Sarah James – stage name Shortie Georgia – to create some fresh promo images. Sarah is a dance champion in her home country New Zealand, where she also runs a dance school teaching 1920s-1940s styles. If…

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Chris Gurney photographed by Sharon Blance in Melbourne Australia

Bakers Delight Cover for Business Class Magazine

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Business Class magazine is a brand new industry magazine telling success stories from business owners around the country. For its first-ever issue, editor Isaac Bober really wanted to make a splash and stand out from the crowd. He approached Image Workshop photographer Sharon Blance to shoot the cover story for the magazine’s launch – featuring Chris Gurney from Bakers Delight, who was instrumental in growing the brand for over a decade. The magazine wanted high…

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Anne Louise Lambert at Hanging Rock, photo by Sharon Blance, Melbourne photographer

Miranda revisited: portrait of Anne Louise Lambert at Hanging Rock

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I have a lot of fantasy photos in my head. Pictures I dream of making, stemming from various personal motivations. Generally these ideas stay in the realm of fantasy and aren’t actually executed because of unwieldy logistics, budget or other boring life-in-the-real world constraints. For example, the ‘ode-to-Tesla’ image I’ve had rattling around in my brain for a few years now involves, among other things, a Nikola Tesla look-alike, a live pigeon and a room-sized…

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Cimarron promotional theatre photography image by Melourne photographer Sharon Blance

Cimarrón – Brisbane Metro Arts Promotional Photography

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The Spanish word Cimarrón refers to that which cannot be tamed. The creator of the performance work Cimarrón is Sally Lewry, a theater maker based in Melbourne. She produces pieces that are raw and visceral and describes her work as “engaging with a deep sense of socio-political content and often driven by personal politic and the human condition.” Image Workshop photographer Sharon Blance has a particular flair for the performing arts and was excited to be asked to shoot the promotional photography…

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Bar Americano – Editorial photography of an intimate Melbourne bar

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Recently we shot some editorial photography for Silverkris, the Singapore Airlines in-flight magazine. The images were for an article about “Secret Melbourne” – focusing on places that aren’t the usual tourist traps, but instead are difficult to stumble across without being told where to find them. One of our favourites from the assignment was Bar Americano.  Despite living in Melbourne, this neat little bar had never registered on my radar – so it was a pleasure to come…

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