• LAWRENCE WINDER

    Lawrence Winder will give demonstrations of photographing performance photography both weekends during the Take a Bow  exhibition

    LAWRENCE WINDER

    Image © Lawrence Winder

  • PONCH HAWKES

    Ponch Hawkes is a Melbourne-based photographer. Performance photography has been a major thread in her practice since the seventies, She has worked with Circus Oz and many other physical performance,theatre and dance companies and solo artists. And  she still loves it!

    PONCH HAWKES

    Gravity I'm Falling [detail] © Ponch Hawkes

  • BEN SEARCY

    Ben Searcy is an Adelaide-based freelance photographer and photojournalist. His passion and speciality lies within creating images that capture the humanity, integrity and individuality of characters he encounters.In 2007 he was the winner of the prestigious photographic award: the Doug Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize

    BEN SEARCY

    'The Dirty Three' image © Ben Searcy

  • JEFF BUSBY

    Jeff Busby is one of Australia's most accomplished and celebrated photographer of performance, theatre and dance. We are privileged to have Jeff as the finalist judge for the Take a Bow prize for performance photography

    JEFF BUSBY

    Sydney Dance Company image courtesy Jeff Busby

Welcome to ‘TAKE A BOW’ An exciting new prize for performance photography presented by the Ballarat International Foto Biennale in conjunction with  Royal South Street Society, Ballarat Regional Tourism, and our sponsors Studio Gallery Eleven40 and Canon

The competition will culminate in a 9 day exhibition of the finalist images at the Ballarat Mechanics Institute from Saturday October 20th  to  Sunday October  29th 2012

The exhibition will open daily from 10.00am to 5.00pm and will also include exhibitions by some of our most accomplished performance photographers JEFF BUSBY, PONCH HAWKES and BEN SEARCY. Exhibition entry is FREE

Each Saturday and Sunday there will be demonstrations on how to photograph performance by LAWRENCE WINDER