Tag Archives: Photojournalism

January 12

2016 in Retrospect (Part 1 – Phnom Penh: Street Art, Sex Workers and Spiders)

I know I’ve been quite inactive online over the last year or so.  It’s been a crazy year! A large chunk of it involved me in hospital learning to walk again after an intense medical incident.  I won’t bore you with the full details, but basically I was hit by an illness called Guillain-Barre Syndrome. […]

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Operation Unchain – release for the mentally ill in Cambodia

Battambang – a city in the north-western corner of Cambodia – swelters under an unrelenting sun. The dry season air tastes of dust and there seems to be no escape from the heat. Behind one of the suburban homes, a solitary figure sits on a bare bamboo bed in a shelter that consists of four […]

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New Galleries!

I know I’ve been a little inactive here for a while, but it’s time I broke my silence to share with y’all what I’ve been up to. I’ve been working in Cambodia with some government and non-government organisations. With a range of topics from mental health and sex workers’ human rights to street art and […]

December 20

An interview with Adam Ferguson

Adam Ferguson is an independent Australian photographer and QCA graduate (the same school I’m currently doing my masters at) who does a range of work including photojournalism and social documentary for high profile clients including Time Magazine, National Geographic Magazine, The New York Times, Human Rights Watch and The Financial Times Magazine. Among his published […]

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Anti-Poverty Week 2015 – “Through Our Eyes” Exhibition, Brisbane

This month, I have the pleasure of having some of my images displayed in Brisbane Square Library as part of Wesley Mission’s “Through Our Eyes” photojournalism exhibition for two months from October 11, launched as part of Anti-poverty Week 2015. I also showed a short multimedia presentation at the opening, which was the result of […]

May 03

Aboriginal protest in Brisbane – May 2nd, 2015

Australian media. While I’ve always known the agendas of media moguls play a large part in the news that gets play and that which news goes unreported, but the events of this weekend have really opened my eyes in a new way. It all started when my wife and I decided to walk into the […]

April 26

Anzac day in Brisbane, 2015

Anzac day is the day Australia commemorates those who have served the nation in overseas conflicts from world war 1 through to the current service in Afghanistan. It’s also the day hundreds of photographers and photography enthusiasts converge on the city to take millions of photographs of the parade as the military marches past. I […]