AEVOE / ævō / is a brand based in Melbourne, Australia run by an international team of young photographers and filmmakers. The brand is split into two categories of operation: a creative agency and an online/print publication.
AEVOE's international team of members are available for photo and video work, having worked in the past with clients such as Tiffany & Co., Fashion Journal, TEDxSydney, Oyster Magazine, Bailey Nelson, Sneaker Freaker, Nylon Japan and more. Please email us if you wish to hire an AEVOE photographer or filmmaker for a job.
AEVOE is also a website publishing high-quality photography and video work produced around the world. We have published exceptional work and interviewed emerging artists from Vietnam, South Korea, Ukraine, USA, France, UK, Japan, Uganda and more. Submissions including fashion editorials, music videos, personal work, travel diaries and everything in between welcome. If you wish to submit work please email us at Submissions in the email below with a link to low-res previews.
We also publish photobooks and magazines in print that are available from our online store, and host a number of exhibitions and film screenings. Get in touch with us if you wish to hire an AEVOE member for a job, to submit some work, collaborate on a project or join the team.
Sarah is the newly apointed director of Aevoe with a strong eye and advertising background she creates photography that appeals to art as well as advertising. Taking photos of a stunning aesthetic in the most difficult of environments, her clients include Moshtix, RMIT University, Universal Music Australia and more.
Esther’s photos contain an emotional atmosphere which could very well be cinematic film stills. Esther is able to capture something unique in all of her photos, and the saying ‘a picture is worth a thousand words’ could not be more true for the outstanding work which Esther continues to show.
Thy was born somewhere, and then grew up. She came to realise that she wanted to become an image-maker, then decided to study fine arts at the university where she has learned about many important things. Like HECS/HELP. She soon met many interesting people who she collaborated with and inspired her to do new things. Then she ended up where she is now and this is where she doing her stuff.
Yatender is a visual storyteller who was born and raised in Vietnam. She takes portraits and self-portraits that emphasize the human body and its anatomic features - as a medium for examination and exploration of both life and herself through the lens of the camera.
Marc is an intrepid photographer/filmmaker who studied under Stephen Shore, Gilles Peress, and Larry Fink at Bard College. His subject matter is influenced by Martin Parr, Joel Meyerowitz and Lee Friedlander, photographers he much admires. He is presently hard at work on a series of retro VHS surf videos of SoCal surf culture that harken back to the days of of the Runman movies.
Lola Paprocka is a London based photographer and curator. Originally from Poland, she is a self thought photographic enthusiast focusing on analogue 35 mm and medium format. Shooting mainly documentary, architecture, landscapes and portrait, she is inspired by adventure, travel and brutalist architecture.
Clay is a film photographer and aspiring short film maker based in Queens, NYC. Mainly drawn to faces, personality, and figure, he strives to capture an open honesty and beauty both through street and fashion photography. He finds inspiration through many things such as music, fashion, film, and reality. Clays focus currently is to continue to grow and explore in both his street and editorial work.
Fabian is a French 35mm photographer currently living in London. He decided to become a photographer after working a few years in advertising. He likes to capture portraits the immerse his subjects in their surroundings, inspired by his and their complex emotions.
Antoine is a photographer based in France who recently concluded his studies in visual communication. He tends take his inspiration from his experiences as a teenager, the countryside and French culture. He takes simple and colourful pictures with natural light that evoke a nostalgic mood.
Pablo is a self taught photographer from the south of Spain. He does documentary and travel photography using point and shoot analogue cameras. At the moment he works on the streets of London helping others to improve their photography skills. His photographs reflect the raw reality of the street life with precision and a hint of humour.
Jang is a 22 year old student photographer based in Seoul, South Korea. She primarily shoots on film with a preference of portrait work. She photographs boys out of love but girls because of her myriad girl crushes. Making friends with strangers and getting to know people better is her primary inspiration for her portraits – instead of focussing on how her subjects look, she focusses on conveying her feelings about them.
Rachel Byrne is a photographer of fashion and life. Deeply inspired by pastel-coloured and hazy photographs of the 70s, she shoots predominantly on 35mm and medium format film. Her fashion shoots aim to replicate cinematic film stills. She loves the escapism of photographing fashion, and the unexpected and heart warming beauty of candidly photographing her life.
Cristina is an enthusiastic videographer and aspiring documentary filmmaker whose ambition is driven by the floaty sounds of Bon Iver, Sigur Ros and her passion for environmental activism. Her background in fine art enables her to produce visually enchanting videos with an artistic flair. Cristina is currently in producion for her experimental documentary short exploring migration.
Another young photographer, Ying continues to experiment with different types of film and digital cameras to provide truly unique photos. Ying’s skills in this area continue to amaze everyone on the team because regardless of what camera of any quality sheis given, she is able to use any flaws to her advantage and produce beautiful outcomes.
Morgan is a Sydney wanderer, studying faces and places through her camera. For her, its all based on feelings, which she tries to capture in her photos. By shooting primarily on film, she hopes to show a more considered and insightful take on the everyday and often overlooked phenomena.
Sabine is a French photographer who freshly arrived from Paris 3 years ago. After graduating from the photography school of Paris, she decided to go and see the world. She doesn't really specialise in anything particular although you can tell she is a "people” photographer: shooting fashion, portrait, music gig, events and lifestyle. She is obsessed with natural light, atmosphere and details. Inspiration comes from movies, books and music, as well as people present in her life !
Georgina is a young Melbourne based photographer and documentary maker. Her work focuses on the road less travelled and those who have walked it. Tending to favour film over digital, she has an eye for landscapes that tell a story and an inquisitive nature snapping portraits. Her instinctive and spontaneous style will ensure that whatever you hire her for will come across as natural, sincere and striking.
James is a young photographer and filmmaker from Melbourne, who exclusively works with analogue media such as Super 8mm, 35mm and VHS. His clients/publishers include TEDxSydney, Oyster Magazine, i-D Magazine, Fashion Journal, Nylon Japan and heaps more. James is in charge of everything AEVOE, from recruiting new members to publishing new photobooks and being our spokesperson at conferences around Australia.
A Melbourne-based photographer, Leah enjoys translating her Fine Arts background into commercial work. She mostly uses film, for its grainy veracity, yet adores digital for its clean lines. Ryan McGinley and Sophie Calle are her photographer crushes.
Samantha is a photographer who has recently relocated to Sydney from her hometown of Perth, Western Australia. She studied Photomedia at Edith Cowan University, and graduated in 2014. She has been shooting exclusively on film for the past four years, and aims to pursue fashion photography as well as continuing her personal work.
Bianca is a self-taught photographer with an insatiable FOMO and the determination to document adventures and the world around her. She specialises in live music, events and portraiture. Bianca has photographed for clients like Lifelounge, Tone Deaf, TAC Victoria and Asahi. She works in advertising by day, haunts dimly lit bandrooms by night and writes about music in between. Whether she is vampire or human is unconfirmed.
Alan was brought up in the badlands of Melbourne’s west. As such he’s keen on urbanism, architecture and other things that have been explored in VICE, Broadsheet Melbourne, The Quietus, and i-D. He photos occasionally for The Lifted Brow and the Emerging Writers’ Festival. Also: are you sick of his Melbourne’s morbid fascination with civic participation, too?
Melbourne based photographer Joe Blair parted ways with his studies to pursue his photography independently. Focusing primarily on analog techniques, the natural light portrait photographer captures a sense of purity and rawness in his photographs that could perhaps be described as traditional.
A writer, editor and visual artist from Adelaide. They are obsessed with vulnerability, 3D, contradictions, dreams, nightmares and when "the universe" reaches out to say hi. Their current project is striving to create a continuing line of work where everything pieces together, and creating a marvellous patchwork of wonderful ideas. Hopefully this will grow so that enough people are touched by it.
George is a self-taught photographer and wannabe filmmaker from Melbourne. He divides his time between taking photos, working for money to get them developed, and studying a media degree at RMIT. Initially finding interest in fashion photography, George is now determined to shoot more natural portraits on film. He is perennially fascinated with natural light and shadows.
Lily is a Sydney-based photographer focused on fashion editorials, portraits and music; while leaning toward a concentration on people. She prefers the aesthetic of digital photography, developing a passion for vibrant, resonant colours: the core aesthetic quality enveloping much of her work.
Patricia is a fashion & documentary photographer who consistently explores the nature of beauty - observing how light moves within a space and interacts with the human figure. Her interest in documentary photography influences her approach to fashion photography, seeking to introduce the personality of fashion through images that capture moments of gentle intimacy that allude to greater stories.
Dannika is a budding filmmaker and photographer from Melbourne. She is drawn to telling stories of youth and sexuality, and loves to see Australia on the screen. Shooting on film, Dannika captures beauty that surrounds her and is inspired by people, light and Warrandyte.
Bec has a Bachelor Degree in Design and is currently studying a Grad Cert in Visual Arts at VCA. Bec has recently returned to Melbourne after a stint in Berlin, photographing and art-making . She knows the inside outs of the studio for fashion, food and product photography as well as working live gigs.
With roots in fine art, Kate has dabbled in all areas of Photography and landed in Live Music and Event Photography. This being said, she will give anything a shot! Her interest in Photography stems from a fascination with people, stereotypes and subcultures. Kate is also a student at The University of Melbourne.
Justin’s diverse visual style can range from clean and minimalist to raw and nostalgic. He studied Screen & Media at RMIT in 2010 and since then has been creating music videos, short films and capturing the rich culture of Melbourne through his unique digital and film photography.
Amy has an eye that belongs only to someone with a true passion for cinematography. She completed her Bachelor degree of Film and Television (Honours) at Swinburne University along with short courses at USC in California and the VCA here in Melbourne. A natural to the medium, any project is met with enthusiasm, creativity and professionalism.
Bonnie is a photographer with a keen interest in photojournalism as well as performance photography. With a background in writing, acting and theatre production, Bonnie has been shooting recently for theatre companies, live performance venues and publications. Her work is primarily analogue and you can often find her lurking about the streets of Melbourne, camera in hand, clicking away.
Good John is a 35mm portrait photographer based in Melbourne. Themes include gender, sexuality, masculinity and their connection with the landscape in Good John's portraits; all shot on a Minolta Dynax 600si or Canon Prima Junior DX.
Third culture nomad and a citizen of the world, Nynno’s wanderlust and passion in contemporary culture translates into her love for the purest form of expression. The self-taught artisan embellishes portrait and fashion photography, with a razor sharp eye for intricacy that spearheads her creative edge.
Elise is a Melbourne based freelancer currently studying a Diploma of Photography. She constantly surrounds herself with art, culture, fashion and other like-minded creative types, who provide a plethora of inspiration to dive into. She uses her photography as a tool to connect people and feed them with knowledge and emotion.