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  • Thirteen

contact sheet



Are you ready to commit to develop and produce a body of work over a 13 month period?

You will also be required to complete 12 assignments over a 12 month period. Each monthly assignment will inform and support you to develop your major body of work. The major body of work will be produced over the 12 months in addition to the 12 assignments. 

You will meet once a month for a one-day session as a group to receive support and feedback on your work to date from your mentors. 

In month 13, you will present your body of work to a panel of industry experts. Your work will then be exhibited at Contact Sheet, Sydney for the final student exhibition.

This course is an excellent opportunity for photographers looking to expand or produce a portfolio of work.

The course fee is $1,300.00 plus $130 GST, which includes gallery hire.

Total Price including GST - $1,430.00.

Special offer: for the next 13 days, bring a friend and receive a 13% discount on the total joint enrolment fee.   

Please note you must book together and apply the code ‘13’ to receive the discount. 

If you wish to discuss the program please email your contact details and we can give you a callback. Or call us directly on 0416 053 665.

Program commencement date:

Please note we launch our new education program and dates 4th April 2019 @ 4:44pm. If you want to be notified please email and we will add you to our subscriber list. 

The student exhibition will be at the conclusion of the program. 

Your mentors for the program

Sydney and Melbourne

Paul McDonald, Director Contact Sheet (click for bio) 


Tom Luscombe

Tom Luscombe is an established commercial photographer, educator and lighting technician. 

He attained a Bachelor of Design from the University of Technology, Sydney, writing his thesis on fashion photography.

Tom is now based in Orange, NSW, as a freelance photographer, concentrating on product, still-life and portrait photography. He also mentors artists who are studying at MA and PhD levels, advising on lighting and development of style.

David Charles Collins 

Specialising in photography and video media David graduated with an MFA from Sydney College of the Arts in 2017. 

David’s work has been displayed in several exhibitions including solo shows at Perth Centre for Photography and STILLS Gallery as well as group exhibitions such as Pingyao photography festival in China. 

His work has been reviewed in publications Australian Art Collector Magazine, Art Guide Australia, Scoop magazine and The Age, and is held in collections including the Art Gallery Of Western Australia and the University Of Western Australia’s Lawrence Wilson Gallery. 

David currently lives in Sydney, New South Wales.


Morganna Magee 

Morganna Magee is an Australian social documentary photographer and educator based in Melbourne, Victoria. Morganna’s work is focused around long-term projects in which the relationship between photographer and subject challenge the traditional notion of the impartial gaze of the photographer. To date, her personal work has explored the issues and complexities around disability, grief and womanhood.

Morganna’s images have appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, The Age, The Big Issue, The Weekend Australian magazine, Art and Australia magazine,, Wooden toy Quarterly, LostatEminor, Esquire, and Black and White Magazine. Her work has been nominated for the National Portrait Prize, Headon Portrait Prize, Maggie Diaz prize in Australia and internationally  Px3 Official Selection for 2011 Prix de la Photographie Paris, International Photography Awards ( Lucies), Commendation Sony World Photography awards.

Morganna lectures in Photography at the Swinburne University of Technology.

Stephanie Rose Wood

Stephanie Rose Wood is a Melbourne based documentary and portrait photographer. Stephanie combines traditional photographic practises with new modes of storytelling, focussing on long-form documentary projects. In 2016, Stephanie completed the Masters of Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at London College of Communication and graduated with a distinction. Throughout her creative practise, Stephanie has provided a facilitating role through education and curation.

Most recently Stephanie’s research has led her to consider the psychology of belief­. Her work is driven by an interest in ritual and the need to document the silent, intangible and uncanny aspects of human existence, which arise from unexplainable almost invisible experiences.

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