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On Saturday, 11 October, photography lovers united in St Leonards to celebrate the launch of contact sheet’s latest venture, ‘the photography factory’. The new space at the TWT Creative Precinct will provide a creative photography hub for photographers of all levels offering exhibitions and an engaging photographic workshop program run by some of the industry’s most experienced photographers

The photography factory opened its doors to the public with a group photography exhibition showcasing the work of some of the mentors that will be working at the studio over the coming year. Fashion photographer, Christian Blanchard headlined the opening show with his incredible series of work ‘Spirit Queen’ a collaboration with stylist Bec Cole.

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This exhibition has now finished. 

Exhibiting artists include  (in alphabetical order):

  • Christian Blanchard
  • Steven Cavanagh
  • Jody Haines
  • Averie Harvey
  • Richard Hedger
  • Garth Knight
  • Kellie Lecinzka
  • Tom Luscombe
  • Paul McDonald
  •  Stefan Wellsmore
  • Guy Woodland

The photography factory will facilitate creative collaborations between emerging photographers while providing access to guidance from leading photographers in the industry. The aim is to support photographers to achieve their creative and professional development goals.

The space will also engage with the community and be open to the public, offering exhibitions and an engaging photographic workshop program for photographers of all levels.

For all enquiries, bookings and enrolments please contact Paul McDonald:

0416 053 665

LOCATION:  60 Atchison Street, St Leonards.Sydney 

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Check out the pictures from the launch party in the below photo gallery.