Saturday – Sunday 11-4
Friday night, February 28, gathering at The Bokeh Bar from 5pm
AQUEOUS is a photographic exhibition of highly specialized commercial photography, where using special techniques, props, tricks, special lighting and skill produce amazing images that make you go WOW!
Buckingham’s exhibition AQUEOUS is part of the 20/20 PHOTOGRAPHIC VISION program, where 20 photographers are introduced throughout the year, showcasing 20 images each, with new installation every fortnight.
Alex Buckingham is a highly recognized and awarded international commercial photographer who kicked off his career in London (UK) and was initially known for his skill at photographing liquid and still life. This specialization gave him the opportunity to shoot campaigns for most of the British booze and banking institutions that come to your mind; Smirnoff, Hennessy, Moet, Gordon’s, Guinness, Boddingtons, Holsten, Tetley’s, Strongbow, Carlsberg, Kellogg, Silk Cut, Lloyds, Midland, Nat West, Barclays and many more. After relocating to Queensland (Australia), Buckingham began to work extensively on location campaigns like the Great Northern Brewing Company and lifestyle images to add to his portfolio of still life images. His commercial work has gained international and national recognition with many awards, including Cannes, One Show, D & AD, Clio, AWARD, BADC and others.
A PRACTICAL WORKSHOP – 2 hrs
Cost: $40 STUDENTS,
Saturday February 29, 9-11AM
A 2hr practical workshop of setting up, lighting and capturing an image for an advertising campaign.
“It’s not which camera you use, it’s how you use it”, says Buckingham. The shot will be tethered to a projector, offering a clear vision for all participants.
Alex Buckingham’s life long photographic career in advertising started in London in the 70’s and has seen him shooting campaigns for just about every British booze and banking institution you can think of including, Smirnoff, Hennessey, Moet, Gordons, Guinness, Boddingtons, Holsten, Tetleys, Strongbow, Carlsberg, Kellogg, Silk Cut, Lloyds Bank, Midland Bank, Barclys Bank. Also the likes of Cadburys, The Times News Paper, Nokia, Liberty Store, Sainburys, Tesco and many more.
Buckingham has won many prestigious national and international photographic awards including Cannes, One Show, D&AD, Clio, Euro Best, Art Directors Club NY, Campaign Press, Creative Circle, AWARD and locally, BADC.