About

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

My photography often reflects my interest in the mundane and everyday.

I don't see people as photo opportunities per se, rather I see them as opportunities for me (and sometimes them) to observe, connect and learn from a shared interaction.

I use a good degree of technical skill and knowledge in my job, but I'm quite non-technical when it comes to photography and cameras.

I use intuition when taking photos, and would rather talk about the evolution of my process,  the interactions I have with people and the social issues in their environment  - rather than do technical talk. 

In other words: it's all about the story.

I'm currently working on two photo projects – one relating to water rights in rural India; the other an ongoing work which asks people from around the world the same five questions to reveal a commonality about hope, aspirations and fears irrespective of race or culture.


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.