Tom Hvala—
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(01) Bialetti
(02) Punta Bianca
(03) Fratelli Burgio
(04) Cala Capreria
(05) Ortigia
(06) Filicudi
(07) Scilla
(08) Salina

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All Rights Reserved, Tom Hvala 2024
Tom Hvala is a photographer based in Naarm (Melbourne), Australia.

With a background in film photography, he aims to capture moments of quiet contemplation. Adopting a particular focus on framing and colour, his work elicits liveliness and intimacy, whether working with film or digital formats.

Tom shoots briefs, portraits and weddings. He also sells prints. Use the text box or contact function to reach out.

My portrait was taken by Ben Buratto.
Website design by Gita Zimmermann. 



Acknowledgement of country

I acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land where I work. I pay my respects to elders past, present and emerging, and celebrate the diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and their ongoing connections to land, sea and community.



Awards / Exhibitions / Articles

︎’10 Australian Photographers Who Sell Beautiful Prints’, The Design Files (2024)

︎’Molto bene’ at Sunhands, Carlton (2024—pictured left)

︎’Postcards from Afar’ at Stylecraft, Flinders Lane / Woolloomooloo (2021)

︎Modern Times Best Architectural Work, CCP Salon (2021)

︎’10/10’ at Sucker, by Tom Hvala and Matt Shaw (2019)

︎’A Week in Seoul’, Urth Magazine (2019)

︎’A Lonely Time’ at Good Times, Fitzroy (2019)

︎Sun Studios Excellence in Colour, CCP Salon (2017)



Print process

1. Select your prints, size and framing option, and check-out. Please don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions. 

2. Free postage and delivery is available Australia-wide for all print-only orders. International postage is also available.

3. Framed works can be arranged for Melbourne-based clients and will be framed full-bleed at Holbrook Workshop. See left for an example.

3. All negatives are developed and scanned by Hillvale Photo. I use Hahnemühle Photo Rag, printed by a professional printer (Thirds).

4. Orders will be printed and usually received within 1.5 weeks, slightly longer if shipped. Please allow 3 weeks if ordering a framed print.

5. Thank you.