As the Crow Flies

Award-winning landscape photographer Andrew Thomas has brought his collection of aerial shots of Ballarat to the Gold Museum as part of the Ballarat International Foto Biennale.

As the Crow FliesĀ features stunning aerial views of Ballarat which have been captured from a drone.

Lake Wendouree looking south (Photo: Andrew Thomas)

Lake Wendouree looking south (Photo: Andrew Thomas)

Recent advances in technology have seen radical changes to photography and how we approach it. One of the most exciting innovations is the ability to get your camera above the landscape, opening up a whole new world of never-before-seen vistas.

This exhibition presents a unique and exciting new viewpoint of Ballarat and the surrounding district. Andrew’s intimate knowledge of the local district and his trademark ability to capture the ideal light conditions has enabled him to compile an intriguing and unique collection from the purely pictorial to the outright abstract.

Lake Wendouree one Saturday afternoon (Photo: Andrew Thomas)

Lake Wendouree one Saturday afternoon (Photo: Andrew Thomas)

As the Crow Flies is a selection of images from Andrew’s long-running Ballarat 42 project which is a collection of aerial photographs taken within a 42 kilometre radius of Ballarat.

Ballarat International Foto Biennale is on from Saturday 22 August until Sunday 20 September, 2015.

Visit Andrew’s website to see more captivating photographs from his collection.

Written by Andrew Thomas and Snjez Cosic, Gold Museum Curator.

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