XYZ Photo Gallery respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land, the Bunurong Boon Wurrung and Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung peoples of the Eastern Kulin Nation and pays respect to their Elders past, present and emerging.


Photographs from history and the now

Discover the beautiful works of our artists at the exhibitions currently on show. We work hard to surprise and innovate, frequently changing our space to carefully compliment our artists’ work. Check out our current gallery showings below and view our calendar for what’s coming up. Subscribe to our newsletter to make sure you never miss out on any xyz photo gallery updates.

A Flower Blossoms 
for its own Pleasure

Matthew Schiavello, Victoria Bilogan, 
Minh Khoa Tran (Olly) & Danny Tasmakis

28 July  - 15 September 2022


A survey of photography of flowers in Victoria, featuring artists who are reinterpreting this genre of photography. Each brings personality and pushes the subject to find build on the traditions of this emotive subject.

Closed for installation 16 - 28 Sept 2022


Find Us

312/757 Bourke St, Docklands 3008

The entry is not clear.

At the corner of Bourke and Batmans Hill Drive you will see the Nixon Hotel. Follow the wall on the Batmans Hill Drive side, past the plants to the swing door.

Buzz 312 (bell)

If having issues during business hours phone: 

03 7016 2267  1:00-5:30pm Weds/Thurs/Fri/Sun

About Us

For more than 30 years, I've been making and collecting photographs. Our Photo studio is now home to a space we can show photographs as well. I see a lot of work that very few people get to see and less get to buy. We would like to change that. Our mission is to present interesting photography in many forms and genres from the whole of the history of photography and contrast it with what is happening now. 

We are unapologetically Asia Pacific in our outlook. The history of photography has has largely ignored us and this is part of rectifying that bias. We will show work from WENA (Western Europe and North America) for context. 

The work we present will be available to view to the world. We have an studio in Docklands, Melbourne from which we can organise viewing of specific works. As we stage each exhibition we will launch on this site. We will show photography in all its glory from works made for galleries, newspapers and domestic photo albums. We are not embarrassed by reproductions and vernacular, which will always be noted in the descriptions. We are influenced by the collecting and curating of Sam Wagstaff. 

One note: currently we can only accept PayPal, other payment methods will be available soon. 

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Opening Hours


Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Sunday 


Norman Seeff - Ike and Tina Turner from the stockroom



312/757 Bourke St Docklands Melbourne Australia
(See Find Us)

03 7016 2267

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