Altered
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Photography

Multi award winning photographer Ian van der Wolde is a leading Melbourne based commercial photographer who first opened his studio, Altered Images Photography back in 1986.
An Accredited Professional Photographer, Life Member, Master of Photography IV, Honorary Fellow and Fellow of the Australian Institute of Professional Photography, Ian has in recent decades accumulated numerous industry awards and titles.
Ian has been awarded the AIPP Victorian Landscape Photographer of the Year title, not once, but twice in both 2012 & 2017, he also took out the AIPP Victorian Illustrative Photographer of the Year in 2012 giving him 2 category wins that year.
A pioneer in the field of digital capture, colour management and fine art printing, he has built a solid reputation on the high standard of service he provides his clients.
Ian deals with advertising agencies, design studios and clients direct and his specialties include, advertising photography, aerial photography, architectural photography, commercial photography, corporate portrait photography, fashion photography, food photography, industrial photography, product photography, studio and location photography as well as large format archival fine art printing.
Although based in Melbourne, Ian is regularly commissioned by clients in both Australia and internationally.
Ian welcomes all photography assignments regardless of size, so whether your need is a corporate head shot, a couple of product shots, or a full scale advertising production, make Altered Images your “go to” photographers.
 

Endorsements


 

Accolades

2019

1 Gold Award at the AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards

1 Silver Award with Distinction at the AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards

1 Silver Award at the AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards

2018

Awarded the Prestigious Honour of “Fellow” of the Australian Institute of Professional Photography the AIPP’s Highest Honour

Appointed Profoto Light Shaping Ambassador

1 Silver Award with Distinction at the AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards

Attained 4th Gold Bar to AIPP Master of Photography Status

2017

2017 Victorian AIPP Professional Landscape Photographer of the Year

1 Silver Award at the AIPP Victorian Professional Photography Awards

3 Silver Awards with Distinction at the AIPP Victorian Professional Photography Awards

2 Gold Awards at the AIPP Victorian Professional Photography Awards

1 Gold Award with Distinction at the AIPP Victorian Professional Photography Awards

2 Silver Awards at the AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards

2016

Appointed BenQ Photographers Monitor Ambassador

4 Silver Awards at the AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards

2015

Appointed X-Rite Coloratti (Colour Management Expert)

2 Silver Awards at the AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards

1 Silver Award with Distinction at the AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards

Attained 3rd Gold Bar to AIPP Master of Photography Status

2014

4 Silver Awards at the AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards

Appointed Australia’s Only Official Profoto Premium Club Trainer

2013

Invited as one of only 6 Australians (at that time) to become an International Ilford Master

4 Silver Awards at the AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards

3 Silver Awards at the AIPP Victorian Professional Photography Awards

2012

2012 Victorian AIPP Professional Illustrative Photographer of the Year

2012 Victorian AIPP Professional Landscape Photographer of the Year

2 Silver Awards and 2 Silver Awards with Distinction at the AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards

1 Gold Award with Distinction at the AIPP Victorian Professional Photography Awards

2 Gold Awards at the AIPP Victorian Professional Photography Awards

5 Silver Awards with Distinction at the AIPP Victorian Professional Photography Awards

3 Silver Awards at the AIPP Victorian Professional Photography Awards

Attained 2nd Gold Bar to AIPP Master of Photography Status

2011

3 Silver Awards and 1 Silver Awards with Distinction at the AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards

2010

3 Silver Awards and 1 Silver Awards with Distinction at the AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards

2009

2 Silver Awards and 1 Silver Awards with Distinction at the AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards

Attained 1st Gold Bar to AIPP Master of Photography Status

2008

3 Silver Awards and 1 Silver Awards with Distinction at the AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards

6 Silver Awards and 2 Bronze Awards at the International Aperture Awards

Awarded the Prestigious Honour of “Honorary Fellow” of the Australian Institute of Professional Photography

2007

1 Gold Award, 2 Silver Awards and 1 Silver Awards with Distinction at the AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards

6 Silver Awards ant the Victorian AIPP Professional Photography Awards

Runner Up Victorian AIPP Commercial Photographer of the Year

Attained AIPP Master of Photography Status

2006

1 Silver Awards at the AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards

2005

2 Silver Awards at the AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards

2004

2 Silver Awards at the AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards

2003

2 Silver Awards at the AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards

Attained AIPP Associate Status

2002

1 Silver Awards at the AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards

Elected AIPP National President