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About Me

I am a photographer and designer based in Perth, Australia. I recently returned to Perth after living in Melbourne for 6 years.

I grew up reading my Grandmother’s extensive collection of National Geographic magazines and looking at my Great-Grandfather’s photos from the deep Amazon. This led to an intense appreciation of images, culture and the amazing opportunities this world has to offer.

I spend most of my time designing travel brochures but love nothing more than packing my camera bag seeing new places. I am particularly interested in photographing wildlife, learning more about animal behaviour and seeing untouched wilderness.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Multimedia
Murdoch University
Western Australia 2002

Master of Professional Communications
(Photography & Cinematography)
W.A Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA)
Edith Cowan University
Western Australia 2007

Timeline

  • 2002 – Completed Bachelor of Mutlimedia degree at Murdoch University in Western Australia
  • 2003 – Spent one month in Shanghai exploring the markets, countryside and back streets.
  • 2003-2005 Worked as an Audio Visual Manager on board cruise ships based in the Caribbean. Discovered mojitos.
  • 2005 – Returned to Australia before visiting Fiji and then spending 5 weeks travelling through remote parts of Indonesia where I climbed volcanoes and came face to face with Komodo dragons. Was chased away with spears from one village because they thought I was a ghost, was mistaken for Jesus in the next village.
  • 2007 – Completed a Masters degree in Communication specialising in photography and cinematography at The W.A Academy of performing arts (WAAPA)
  • 2008 – Moved from Perth to Melbourne in search of good coffee and creative opportunities
  • 2010 – Spent 5 weeks travelling in Peru. Got dysentery.
  • 2011 – Returned to Peru before embarking on a road trip through Colombia. Enjoyed white water rafting and drinking aguardiente with the locals.
  • 2012 – Visited Botswana, ZImbabwe and Zambia, the highlight was sleeping out under the stars in the South Luangwa Valley
  • 2013 – Visited South Africa. I started my journey in Johannesburg before visiting Kruger National Park and Cape Town. I finished my trip by diving with great white sharks in Gansbaai
  • 2014 – Returned to Perth after 7 years in Melbourne
  • 2015 – Got married!
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