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Australian Photography Awards - Documentary (Finalist) 2018

Australian Photography Awards - Portrait (Finalist) 2018


Women Street Photographers Exhibition - New York City 2018


Black And White Photography Magazine - Salon Feature (November 2018)

'Welcome Home' Series featured on El Mundo (September 2017)

Interviews (Click to view)

Interview with Prism Imaging (June 2018)

Hello! :) 

I am an independent photographer based in Melbourne specialising in street and documentary photography. My photography journey began when my dad gave me his Canon 400D many years ago, and since then, I have fallen in love with the simple joy of exploring and seeking magic in our world with my camera. It is behind the camera that I feel most freedom and purpose and I am learning the power of imagery daily. 

My passion lies in documenting our world, our people and our emotions. Almost everywhere I go, I carry my camera with me. I like being inspired by the people I photograph, and with each image, I take, I learn more and more about humanity, what makes us unique and the forces that connect us together. For me, it is a tremendous privilege to be a photographer and having the freedom to tell a story and communicate what we see and feel. It is a great responsibility that I don’t take for granted.  

My goal is to produce images that are honest and true to the profound people, the human experiences and scenes that provide the blueprint. Our world is always moving, always evolving and always transforming. But what remains constant is the raw human element – our emotions, and that is what I seek to capture in my images. It is what provides photographs with truth, intimacy and poetry. 

It is my hope that through visual storytelling, positive change would happen in the world. My documentary work focuses on important social issues, and is aimed to inspire awareness and give a voice to those who are struggling. I believe that as social documentary photographers, we have a tremendous responsibility to hear them and tell their stories with compassion and empathy. My current work in progress projects include an exploration of shortage of public housing in Victoria (Australia), and the impacts of proposed redevelopment programs on current residents.

Thank you for visiting and for your support. If you would like to collaborate or work with me (or would like to chat to me about anything), please contact me via here or send through an email. I will respond to you as soon as I can. Looking forward to chatting with you!