Fashion should be fun and with my photography I love to create those fun moments.


Australian Fashion Foundation announce their 2013/14 winners ( or are grinners :-)

I was invited for the announcement of the winners, as I believe this is such a great project. Winners get the means to go to either Europe or New York to do an internship.

Hannah Canham & Talisa Trantino sorry did not get a shot of Amie Jones. DSCF1532sonnyphotosThe event was held upstairs in the Elephant bar at the Royal hotel in paddington DSCF1533sonnyphotosand what a view, great place for a drink DSCF1534sonnyphotosDanielle let me slip in "backstage" quickly to snap a few shots DSCF1538sonnyphotosThis is runner up winner Hannah Canham from RMIT DSCF1543sonnyphotosAnd here we have model Leila ( worked with Leila several times, awesome model !! ) wearing the winner's outfit. Also from RMIT, Talisa Trantino DSCF1544sonnyphotosanother shot, this time with flash ( yes, I know, photos aren't up to my usual standard, but this was a social affair and I did not want to take all my "gear" so used my little happy snappy camera :-) DSCF1545sonnyphotosbest looking backstage :-) And the winners for 2013/14 are Melbourne based RMIT womenswear design graduate Talisa Trantino and Sydney based Whitehouse graduate Amie Jones, who is a creative director/graphic designer/stylist/photographerDSCF1546sonnyphotosWinner Talissa and model Leila, with Malcolm Carfrae from Calvin Klein in the background making the announcement. Must be said, Malcolm is the co-founder of the Australian Fashion Foundation , and together with Woolmark this event would not be possible, and I fully support anyone who has the means and then puts some if back in the industry to help new young emerging talent, as it would be a very difficult environment once you have graduated to get noticed in the big world and I regularly bump into previous winner Georgie in New York, who know, thanks to AUSFF has a full time job on the design team at Calvin Klein, a dream job for many. So if you are an Australian Fashion student and are ready to submit your work head over to :-) on a side note, I photographed both Hannah and Talisa back in Melbourne at RMIT when Iwas down there to do a little lecture

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