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Shearers: The Photography of Russell Shakespeare

Award winning photographer Russell Shakespeare explains the obsession: I’ve photographed shearers a lot over the years for a number of different publications. They’re an important and easily understood symbol for one of Australia’s most important industries; and there is a… Continue Reading →

Commute: The Black and White Photography of Russell Shakespeare

Russell Shakespeare is a multi-award winning Australian photographer. His professional work, while at times a fascinating high pressure roller coaster ride, has its decided restrictions. This series explores the artistic side of one of Australia’s most accomplished lensmen. The Commute… Continue Reading →

Hunting With Eagles: In the Realm of the Mongolian Kasakhs

The Photography of Palani Mohan Every year their numbers drift inexorably towards zero. Deep in the wilds of far western Mongolia are the last remaining Kazakh eagle hunters. The burkitshi, as they are known in Kazakh, are proud men whose… Continue Reading →

Winter’s Coming Back to Australia: The Photography of Dean Sewell

After one of the worst bush fire seasons in living memory, it’s easy to forget that last winter there were snowfalls across parts of Australia that don’t see snow from one year to the next. This piece was originally published… Continue Reading →

The Kashi Vishwanath Express: The Photography of Russell Shakespeare

Apart from walking, one of the slowest ways to travel the 794 kilometres from New Delhi in the state of Uttar Pradesh to Varanasi on the Ganges is the Kashi Vishwanath Express. Multi-award winning Australian news photographer Russell Shakespeare first… Continue Reading →

The Burning Ghats of Varanasi: Photography by Russell Shakespeare

People crawl across India to die in Varanasi for one reason: according to the Hindu faith if you die there, on the edge of the sacred Ganges River, you will not be reincarnated. The cycle of life, and therefore of… Continue Reading →

A Homage to Warren Clarke

Photo-Journalist, Inveterate Traveler: The Best of Our Archives Warren Clarke was known for his high adventurism. Whether on assignment or not, he trekked to places no other photographer wanted to go. In recent years he had become fascinated by India;… Continue Reading →

World Press Photo Awards 2019: The Final Nominees

The final nominees for this year’s World Press Photo Awards have just been announced. They are the amongst the best news photographers on the planet. This year, the contest saw 4,738 photographers from 129 countries enter 78,801 images The 2019… Continue Reading →

World Press Photographer Jailed in Chinese Crackdown: The Photography of Lu Guang

Lu Guang picked up a camera for the first time in 1980, still a teenager. He was a factory worker in his hometown of Yongkang in China’s Zhejiang Province. After studying in Beijing he became a freelance photographer in 1993,… Continue Reading →

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