Past Events


Enlighten Photography Workshop
3 November 2018

The Manningham Hotel & Club, Melbourne
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Join 5 renowned Australian landscape photographers for an action packed day of business planning, practical actions, steps and secrets to turning your passion for landscape photography into your dream profession.

Visit our stand to see our latest products then attend workshops with respected local and international identities including Ken Duncan, Peter Eastway, Adam Williams and more.

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The Baby Summit
22-24 September 2018

The Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
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This unique event is aimed at helping attendees learn from some of the industry’s most genuine and passionate leaders from all over the world who specialise in the industry’s fastest growing genres – maternity, birth, newborn, and baby photography.

Visit us at Stand #27 to see our latest products then attend workshops with respected local and international identities including Kelly Brown, Sandra Hill, Stephanie Lemmens and more.

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The Clarity Project
12 / 19 / 25 September

The Flour Factory, Perth
Wed 12 Sep, 8am - 6pm

Starward Distillery, Melbourne
Wed 19 Sep, 8am - 6pm

The Golden Sheaf
Tue 25 Sep, 8am - 6pm

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Back for a second year, join Kelly Tunney and James Simmons for a non-cheesy, down to earth wedding photography conversation, both modest and a little bit real. The project is about finding (on-going) clarity in your photography and in your business. 

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APPA 2018
25 - 27 August

Olympic Park, Melbourne

The AIPP's Australian Professional Photography Awards 2018.

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5 August 2018

Monkey Baa Darling Harbour, Sydney
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A unique one-day event offering amateur, emerging professional, and working photographers the opportunity to get face-to-face with eight inspiring photographers and learn the secrets of their success.

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Hunter Valley Northern Photographic Federation
21 - 22 July 2018
Belmont, NSW

Join us at the Belmont 16 Footers Club next weekend to meet our founders, see our books, and be inspired by photographers Tim Bauer and David Oliver, plus demonstrations from Nikon, Sony, Canon and C R Kennedy. The highlight for us is the presentation by Roger Skinner of Muswellbrook Camera Club on how to design and self publish a photo book. We’ll give away a $150 voucher each day too.

It’s only $25 for two days or $10 for one only. RSVP to is essential and pay cash at the door.

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NZIPP Infocus Conference
7-9 July 2018

Shed 6, Wellington NZ
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This year’s line up includes local and international photographic superstars Sue Bryce, Emil Bilinski, Suzanne Masefield, Nick Ghionis, Karen Alsop, Mark Gee and more. We’ll also be showcasing our fine art Flush Mount Albums, alongside our hardcover and softcover book range.

Aperture Photography Conference
28 - 29 April 2018

Convention Centre, Sydney
Tickets from $495 (special offer below)

Open to hobbyists and professional photographers, this new conference, will allow you to gain invaluable insight and inspiration from eight internationally respected Australian photographers: Alexia Sinclair, Eugene Tan, Krystle Wright, Ken Duncan, Megan Lewis, Murray Fredericks, Jack Picone + Gary Heery.

We’ll be there to demonstrate our software and showcase some great book. As a Momento Pro customer you can save $150 on your ticket with the code MP150.

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Melbourne Art Book Fair
16 - 18 March 2018

National Gallery Of Victoria
Official website

Since its launch in 2015, the annual Melbourne Art Book Fair has attracted more than 50,000 visitors making it the most visited publishing event in the Asia-Pacific region.

The fourth Melbourne Art Book Fair in 2018 will bring together international and local publishers and practitioners in a weekend of free talks, book launches, performances, and stalls featuring art, design, architecture and photography publications from around the world.

Australian Photobook of the Year 2017 Award Ceremony
23 February 2018

6:30 - 9:00pm
42 Maddox St, Alexandria, Sydney
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Join us at Sunstudios for the announcement of the winner of the $10,000 in prizes, to meet the finalists, browse the books, and cast your People's Choice vote. Food, beverages and great company will be supplied.

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Australian + New Zealand Photobook Awards
Exhibition Dates

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Browse the winning and finalist books from the Australian and New Zealand Photo Book Of The Year Awards 2016. Exhibition guests are invited to vote for the People’s Choice Award winner, who receives $500 cash + $2,000 printing credit with Momento Pro.
17-25 Feb Magic Johnston, Melbourne
4-17 Mar Studio 541, Auckland
10-11 Jun Vienna Photo Book Festival, Vienna
15-21 Jul H.R. Gallop Gallery, Wagga Wagga
1-3 Sep Ballarat Foto Biennale, Ballarat
22-23 Sep Maud Gallery, Brisbane
13-15 Oct Volume Art Book Fair, Sydney

Volume Art Book Fair
13 - 15 October 2017

Artspace, Sydney
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Come and see our latest products for self publishers and artists, plus view and vote for the Photobook of the Year 2016 People's Choice Award.

Photobook Reviews
14 October 2017

Volume Art Book Fair
Artspace, Sydney
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Advice from book publishing experts is invaluable and now’s your chance to secure a review of your dummy photo book or photographic series with the likes of Thames & Hudson, Murdoch Books, Stephen Dupont, Lee Grant, Benjamin Chadbond, and Daniel Boetker-Smith. Apply by 30 September for four 20 minute sessions for just $120. Eight places only.

Talking Photobooks, Brisbane
22 - 23 September 2017

Maud Gallery, Newstead
Official Website

Photobook Club Brisbane is hosting a photo book weekender at Maud Gallery, including the exhibition of the ANZ Photobook of the Year Award finalists 2016, insights from Libby Jeffery on how to fund, create and publish a photo book, plus presentations from local bookmakers on their publications and involvement in events in Vienna, Malaysia and Greece.

The Clarity Project
19 September 2017

Arthouse Hotel, Sydney
Official Website

Kelly Tunney, the first female to ever win the APPA Australian Wedding Photographer of the Year Award and James Simmons, the current winner will be presenting a full day of wedding photography business tips and inspiration, and we'll be offering attendees a Gold Membership and a chance to win a $500 Momento Pro Voucher.

Ballarat Foto Biennale
1 - 3 September 2017

Art Gallery of Ballarat
Official Website

Join us at the long weekend Book Fair along with Thames & Hudson, Taschen, Asia Pacific Photobook Archive, M33, Perimeter, Hardie Grant and more. Momento Pro Marketing Manager, Libby Jeffery, will also moderate a panel on The Power Of Photography Portfolios with Wendy Mace (DDB Shop Creative Director), Danie Sprague (The Sunday Age Picture Editor at Fairfax), Sally Brownbill (The Brownbill Effect) and commercial photographer Janyon Boshoff, on Sat 2 September at 2pm.

20 August 2017

SMC Conference & Function Centre, Sydney
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Capture + Australian Photography are co-hosting an event to help enthusiast and professional photographers turn their passion into profit. Speakers include Timelapse specialist, Matthew Vandeputte, fashion photographer Peter Brew-Bevan and pro Instagrammer, Lauren Bath.

Half-day, full-day and expo tickets are available.
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The Baby Summit
5 - 7 August 2017

Twin Waters, Sunshine Coast
Official Website

This is the most important annual event for ANZ newborn and baby photography businesses and we’ll be there with bells on. Visit our stand to see our latest products then attend workshops with respected local and international identities including Kelly Brown, Sue Bryce, Kirsten Mackey, 37 Frames and more.

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The Album Atelier Workshop
24 & 25 June 2017

Golden Age Cinema, Sydney
Official website

We look forward to showing you our flawless Flush Mount Albums and contributing to the education of wedding photographers on the art of storytelling, album design and effortless sales at this unique event, alongside photography business experts Milton Gan, The Beautiful Collective, Renee Blake, Dan O’Day and Lara Hotz.

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Vienna Photobook Festival 2017
10 & 11 June 2017

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We’re thrilled that the Australian and New Zealand Photobook of the Year Awards 2016 finalists will be exhibiting in Vienna, care of academic and book creator Doug Spowart who will also present on the Antipodean photo book community. Visitors to all the travelling exhibitions will also be invited to vote for the People's Choice Award.

Melbourne Art Book Fair
16 - 19 March 2017

National Gallery Of Victoria
Official website

Discover international and local publishers and practitioners in a weekend of fifty diverse programs including free talks, book launches, performances and over 200 publishers featuring art, design, architecture and photography publications from around the world.

The third annual Melbourne Art Book Fair will explore new territory in 2017 by showcasing art book practices in contemporary photography and typography. From artists’ books, catalogues and monographs, to periodicals and independent publications, visitors can engage with the latest developments in art publishing.


Crowdfunding A Photobook at the Unless You Will Symposium
18 February 2017

60 mins, Time TBA
RMIT University, Melbourne
$100 or $70 Concession

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Elliot Chapple from Australia’s own crowdfunding platform, Pozible, will outline the steps for creating a successful campaign then join Libby Jeffery from Momento Pro and Nikki Toole, a Melbourne based photographer who crowdfunded Skater: A photography art book, to discuss the pitfalls and practicalities of crowdfunding a photography project.

To attend the presentation and be inspired by a weekend of conversations with photographers, book makers, thinkers, curators and publishers buy a ticket to the Unless You Will Symposium. It will be your best return on investment for 2017.

Photobook Awards Presentation + Exhibition
17 February 2017

6:00 - 9:00pm
Magic Johnston, Collingwood
Official website

The Australian Photobook of the Year Award presentation will be held at the opening of the Unless You Will Symposium, and the Award exhibition featuring the finalist books, runs until 25 Feb. Exhibition hours are Tue to Sat from 11am - 5pm and all attendees are invited to vote for the People’s Choice Award winner.

Photobook Reviews
17 February 2017

1:00 - 4:00pm
Photography Studies College, Melbourne
$120 for successful applicants

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Apply by 6 Feb to present your dummy photobook, photo series or page spreads to leading art book creators and publishing experts for invaluable in 4 x 20 minute conversations. Reviewers include Thames & Hudson, Hardie Grant Books, Books At Manic, the Asia Pacific Photobook Archive plus designers, printers and published photographers. 16 spaces only so book early. This is part of the Unless You Will event.

AIPP Production Tour + Presentation
10 November 2016

Momento Pro, Sydney
Official website

Tour behind-the-scenes at Momento Pro while you meet the craftsmen and women who produce the books, followed by an artist talk from Hilary Wardhaugh, who will discuss her practice and use of artist and photo books.

Orpheus Island Photography Workshop
2 - 8 October 2016

Orpheus Island Research Centre, Queensland
Official website

Experience amazing photographic opportunities and fine-dining while being tutored in camera craft, photo editing, colour management and printing from the master of fine art photography, Les Walking, then learn the craft of visual storytelling from renowned artist book creators, Doug Spowart and Vicki Cooper.

The Nikon AIPP Event
27 - 31 August 2016

Pullman Hotel, Albert Park, Melbourne
Official website

AIPP Incite : Photobook Reviews
27 August 2016

Pullman Hotel, Albert Park, Melbourne
Official website

The new AIPP annual event is embracing some exciting changes and we’re delighted to be hosting a How To Publish A Photobook presentation followed by critical Photobook Reviews from experts in photography, publishing and design.

The Baby Summit
6 - 8 August 2016

Twin Towns, Tweed Heads
Official website

Baby, newborn and maternity photographers will find this a friendly environment to learn from inspiring local and international speakers, as well as like-minded peers.  Visit us on Stand #13 to see the latest products and receive personalised advice.

Photobook Of The Year - Wagga Wagga
4-22 July 2016

Official website

Exibition Times: TBC
H.R. Gallop Gallery
Building 21, Boorooma StCharles Sturt University

Browse the winning and finalist books from the Australian and New Zealand Photo Book Of The Year Awards 2015 and participate in a panel discussion on Wed 20 July with Jacob Raupach, James Farley and Chris Orchard of the Charles Sturt University photography faculty.

Melbourne Art Book Fair
29 April - 1 May 2016

National Gallery Of Victoria
Official website

Featuring some of the world’s most creative emerging and established publishers, artists and writers, the 2016 Melbourne Art Book Fair presents a dynamic program of free talks, trade stands, book launches and performances over three days. Now in its second year, the fair, which drew 16,000 visitors to NGV International last year, presents twice as many publishers and events in 2016.


Photobook Of The Year - Brisbane Exhibition
14-22 April 2016

Official website

Exibition Times: Wed to Fri @ 4-7pm, Sat to Sun @ 11-4pm

Maud Creative

Photobook Of The Year - Sydney Exhibition
14 March - 7 April 2016

Official website

Exibition Times: Weekdays @ 12 - 4pm

Momento Pro
20-40 Meagher St, Chippendale
Limited visitor parking available

Australian Photobook Of The Year Awards

Official website

Award Presentation
Thu 25 Feb @ 6-8pm
Photobook Melbourne
Boyd School Studios
Level 1, 207-229 City Rd, Southbank

The Australian Photo Book Of The Year Awards are presented by Photobook Melbourne and Momento Pro. They celebrate excellence in trade published, self-published and dummy photo books and offer $10,000+ in prizes.  Entrants must register online and submit their physical book. Winners will be announced and exhibited at Photobook Melbourne.

Newcastle Artist Book Fair
12 March 2016

Watt Space Gallery
Official website

An Expanded Print exhibition pushing the boundaries of the modern zines, artist and photo books into an expanded form thus opening up a range of possibilities for photography and print medium.

Hair Of The Dog
6-8 Feb 2016

Iona Performing Arts Centre, Brisbane
Official website

This is the AIPP's first national event for the year and it's particularly focused on student and emerging photographers.  The event includes a tradeshow of photo industry suppliers, presentations, workshops and plenty of social activities.

AIPP NSW Portrait Workshop + Production Tour
Wed 25 Nov 2015

Momento Showroom, Sydney
$40 AIPP members, $60 Non-members
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AIPP NSW and Momento Pro are hosting an evening in conversation with Katie and Jeremy from Heartstory + Karl and Bec from Welsch Photography.  We'll walk you through our production facility in action before learning about the business processes, products and promotions that have made these photography studios successful.

VOLUME Art Book Fair
11-13 September 2015

Artspace, Woolloomooloo, Sydney
Official website

The first VOLUME Art Book Fair attracted 6,500 visitors who browsed and bought photography + art books and participated in workshops and book making activities.  We hosted a panel discussion on Design for Photo Books with Christopher Stewart (UTS), Heidi Romano (Photobook Melbourne), Esther Teichmann (Royal College of Art, London), Tom Evangelides (Black Eye Gallery) and Chloe Ferres.

Melbourne Art Book Fair
1-3 May 2015

National Gallery Of Victoria
Official website

Momento Pro was one of 100 local + international book creators, publishers, retailers and distributors to exhibit at the first Melbourne Art Book Fair. In two days and one night 16,000 people passed through the Great Hall at The National Gallery of Victoria, to browse, buy and be inspired by photo books, artist books, zines and other unique publications. The Fair will now become an annual event.

Photobook Melbourne Festival
12-22 Feb 2015

Official website

Momento Pro was delighted to be the major sponsor of Australia’s first international photo book festival. Thousands of photo book creators and lovers visited the workshops, exhibitions, book fair, presentations and the Australian Photo Book Of The Year Award presentation.  Thanks to all participants in our Self Publishing A Photo Book seminar and Publishing Photo Books panel.


The Digtal Show
16 - 18 Oct 2015

Melbourne Exhibition Centre, Southbank
Official website

Australia's biggest annual photographic tradeshow during which we host a Momento Pro stand on the Friday to showcase all our new products, materials, papers and options.  The APPA Awards, photographic workshops and presentations also happen throughout the weekend.