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Australian photography: Sonia Macak « Previous | |Next »
February 12, 2014

Macak was born in Czechoslavakia in 1979 and migrated to Australia in 2002 with her Czech husband, who had previously moved to Australia.She lives on a 13-hectare property at Clarendon, just outside Buninyong, near Ballarat
with her husband and their three boys. On the property is her studio and dark room.

MacakStrings.jpg Sonia Macak, Strings, 8x10in tintype, collodion

Her work mostly consists of children, with her own children being the subjects in many of her pictures. These were shown at the Ballarat International Foto Biennale 2013 in an exhibition entitled Through the Looking Glass.

MacakSbrothers.jpg Sonia Macak, Three, 2012 8x10, collodion

Her photography started in 2006 with a digital SLR (Nikon d700), then 35mm film, then medium format film (Rolleiflex SL66) and the darkroom, then back to collodion photography and salt printing using an Anthony Bellows 8x10in wetplate dedicated camera and a Whole Plate Chamonix view camera.

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