'TAKE A BOW' is 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 sponsors Eleven40 and Canon
The competition recently culminated in a 9 day exhibition of the finalists images at the Ballarat Mechanics Institute. Finalist judge Jeff Busby announced Sydney photographer Patrick Boland as the winner of the inaugural prize. For those of you who might not have made it to the Ballarat show, Eleven40 Gallery will run the exhibition from Fri 30th November - 21st December.
The Melbourne exhibition, is open Mon/Fri 9am - 5.30pm and Sat 11am - 4pm.
Congratulations to all 2012 shortlisted finalists
Christian Aas -QLD, Robert Blackburn - Vic, Johannes Reinhart -WA, Nadene Brewer - Vic, Pia Johnson - Vic, Pippa Dodds - Vic, Sonia York-Pryce - QLD, James Thomas - Vic, Lawrence Winder - Vic, Grace Leung - Vic, Nik Babic - WA, Lucia Rossi - Vic, Cory Lockwood - Vic, Michael Prior - Vic, Victoria Shayen - Vic, Patrick Boland - NSW, Philip Robertson - Vic, Stephen Godfrey - NSW, Lucinda Godwin - Vic, Leo Bonne - NSW
A few of the finalists images are featured below with all 25 on show at the exhibition
2012 'Take a Bow' Winner Patrick Boland © Patrick Boland
© Christian Aas
© Vikk Shayen
© Rob Blackburn
© Lawrence Winder