About

I'm a Melbourne based photographer, working in corporate communications, who is in interested in people, culture, social documentary, photojournalism and street photography. 

My mother recently asked me why I take so many photos of everything. I explained to her that I felt compelled to capture emotions, events, interactions and change.

To give you an example: I once had a city office overlooking an old art deco building across the road. The building was demolished to make way for a city high rise apartment complex. For months, I took photos every morning from the same spot to document the demolition of the old building, and the development of the new building. 


I'm not a professional photographer, and I am not someone who spends endless hours talking about camera technology. I prefer to spend my time thinking about the evolution of my process; the social issues and conversations raised through photography; and the representation of people in photographs.


None of this is meant to sound pretentious - I guess I just like to photograph everyday life; look at and talk about photography; and consider how things look in photos.


Exhibitions
2015 Life in India, Ballarat International Foto Biennale
2014 Between the Screens, Australian Centre for the Moving Image

Media
Ballarat International Foto Biennale 2015, The Age (24 August 2015)
Photographer giving back to communities (24 August 2015)


Other achievements
Made first shortlist for Strip Billboard exhibition at Federation Square
Featured in BBC News Pictures of the Week.







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About Rochelle

I'm an Australian-based photographer interested in social documentary and photojournalism.