The benefits of photography to our mental health are often discussed, but rarely seen in practice. Mike O'Connor talks to photographer Craig Madsen and his son Cooper, who have both found benefits from photographing projects in their own unique way. Read more
Advertising photographer Chris Budgeon has made <i>Archive</i> magazine's "Top 200 Advertising Photographers Worldwide" list three times, and last year was named one of <i>Capture</i> magazine's top 10 advertising photographers.
Gee Greenslade describes herself as a visual story teller. Sometimes dark and macabre, sometimes bright and humorous, her work shows a constant evolution of ideas, characters and moods.
Toby Dixon began taking photos as a way of documenting his nomadic upbringing, and soon found he was drawn to the unconventional individuals and landscapes that still make up his subject matter today.
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.
Sonja de Sterke is happiest being outdoors, getting up before sunrise to Photograph the magic of the Australian landscape.
David Evans' landscapes have a distinctive style, which he calls "slow photography". The images have an ethereal and painterly quality, a result of using slow film and even slower shutter speeds. Exposures can take anywhere from seconds to hours.
Over the past two decades, Stephen Dupont has produced a remarkable body of visual work; hauntingly beautiful photographs of fragile cultures and marginalised people captured in some of the world's most dangerous places.
David Knight has carved out a near 20-year professional photographic career that has taken him on assignment to some of the world’s most interesting places. His camera has captured everything from keyhole surgery on a racehorse belonging to Dubai’s Sheik Mohamed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, to intimate, often melancholy and very distinctive portraits of people and landscapes.
Ingvar Kenne divides his time between Sydney and New York. His work has exhibited around the world and in 2009 he won the National Photographic Portrait Prize, awarded by the National Portrait Gallery in Canberra.
Ken Duncan is one of Australia's best known photographers. Since establishing his own publishing company in 1992, Duncan has published in excess of 50 photographic books, the majority of which still reprint year after year.
Daniel Linnet began painting people and landscapes as a hobby but on picking up a camera for reference shots he fell in love with the immediacy of the medium: "I still use my painting skills in post production while grading my images. I enjoy the whole creative process, from inception of the concept, to the actual image capture, right through to the final treatment in post production.”
In 2000 Rob Gray gave up his day job to photograph Australia. He's been on the road ever since.
For award-winning landscape photographer Jackie Ranken what matters most is expressing herself through her photography. She considers her art to be classic black-and-white landscape photography, where the "fine art print" is the most important end result of the photographic process.