Since finishing the YPA Mentoring Program in 2014, I moved back home after completing my university degree. My passion for photography was still strong but I wanted to gain some more photographic experience before having the confidence to hopefully set up my freelance practice. I looked into assisting but before I could find anything I needed to get a job just to pay the bills.
I now work in retail—it is not what I really want to do, but it gives me money. I have never given up looking and am hoping to break into the photographic industry. I hope one day I will find my break and be able to make money from my photographs.
I have kept photography as my hobby and I am working on my creative identity. I have a notebook that I write all my creative ideas in to explore. I feel the future looks bright for me and feel YPA was a great experience to have been involved in.
To find out more about Victoria, please visit her website.