Tim Burder

I’m committed to capturing the true essence of the subject – to reveal what others may not have seen.

My core philosophy is that my work should create an emotional connection between the viewer and subject and inspire deeper thinking and conversation.

I find that the creative experimentation within my artistic work inspires my commercial assignments –  and the discipline of commercial work informs my artistic endeavours.

I operate from a fully-equipped studio in Daylesford, where I also produce my own archival-quality prints.



2011 Ballarat International Foto Biennale “See Me as I Am”, collaboration with Pinarc Disability Support, installation in Lydiard St, Ballarat

2011 Ballarat International Foto Biennale Projections Program, Art Gallery of Ballarat, Domestic Burlesque audio slideshow

2010 Convent Gallery Daylesford – Domestic Burlesque photo-documentary and performance photography

2009  Ballarat International Foto Biennale – Eat Me – Breakfast and Beer Cafe, Daylesford; Deserted Works – Eureka Centre, Ballarat

2007 Daylesford Foto Biennale – Incidentally Andes – Cliffys, Daylesford

2005 Daylesford Foto Biennale – Blinds– Chocolate Mill, Mt Franklin

2004 Convent Gallery, Daylesford – Angel Project CD images in collaboration with the Daylesford Women’s Community Choir

2002 In the Picture (Tim Burder & Kirsten Wilken) – Hill End Cafe and Gallery, Daylesford



2008-2011 – Board Member Ballarat International Foto Biennale

2008 – Member of the AIPP (Australian Institute of Professional Photography) – ongoing



2010  Australian Professional Photography Awards (APPA) – Silver Award – Landscape Category

2010 APPA – Silver Award – Fine Art Category

2009 APPA – Silver Award – Landscape Category

2008 ChillOut Photography Prize – Queer as Country Folk theme  –  Highly Commended

2008 APPA – Silver Award – Illustrative Category

2008 Victorian Professional Photography Awards – two Silver – Landscape Category

2008 International Aperture Awards (IAA) – Silver Award – Landscape Category

2008 IAA – Bronze Award – Science and Nature Category

2008 IAA – Silver Award – Landscape Category


....the more one sits still, the closer one comes to feeling ill...if one keeps on walking, everything will be alright. Kierkegaard 1847



Phone number: 0419 511 619
Email address: tburder@bigpond.com


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AIPP (Australian Institute of Professional Photography)