Richard Bennett's images are synonymous with the Sydney-Hobart yacht race. He's photographed every race since 1974 and in 1999 he won the Nikon-Kodak Australian Press Photographer of the year award for the best sports photograph with his images of the 1998 Sydney-Hobart race tragedy.
In 2006 he was awarded the Photo Imaging Council of Australia's highest award, the Gold tripod.
Richard and his wife Sue live in southern Tasmania.
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