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Natalie Finney is a photographic portrait artist based in Melbourne. She has achieved recognition for her work through various awards and accolades including being nominated as a finalist in the prestigious Olive Cotton Award 2021, National Photographic Portrait Prize 2020, named #3 in Capture Magazines’ Emerging Portrait Photographers of 2020 and published in a number of magazines. Through her body of work, Natalie seeks to examine themes of childhood adolescence, family and a connection to the outdoors and the Australian bush, which she lovingly recalls exploring during her own youth.
Jo Kalinowski is a fine art documentary photographer. Jo’s work traverses a range of genres from urban landscapes, narrative portraiture to still life, candidly capturing and storytelling modern life, with a focus on exploring those relationships connected to her identity.
Born and raised in London, Jo now lives with family in rural Victoria, Australia on the land of Dja Dja Wurrung Peoples.
Sydney-based artist Phil Bayly has been practising and exhibiting his work since the mid-’70s. Born originally in South Australia he has travelled extensively throughout the South Pacific, Mexico, Europe, and Asia for the last 40 years. His work is in collections across Europe, and has been exhibited at major photo festivals in Japan, Greece, and Australia.
Living in Saudi Arabia since 2015, Australian photographer Nyree Cox is a visual storyteller.
She uses her camera to learn and observe the spaces and places she explores. Her work encompasses portraiture, lifestyle and product imagery, but her passion is street photography – faces and places and the stories behind them.
Nyree was awarded First Place National Prize in 2019 (Saudi Arabia) for Sony World Photography, and the Grand Prize Winner in 2020 for Jotun Paints. She has exhibited in Australia, Saudi, UAE, UK, Greece and Spain, and her works have been published in Assouline, Diplomatic Quarter Magazine (Riyadh) and Lonely Planet.
Ilana Rose has worked as a professional photographer and photojournalist for over 25 years. During this time Ilana has worked for some of the most respected media outlets, including as a UK Foreign Correspondent. Ilana’s work has appeared in major Australian publications including The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Weekend Australian Magazine, The Good Weekend, Who Weekly, Marie Claire and The Big Issue just to name a few. Clients have ranged from Victorian Government departments to art’s organisations, record companies, NGO’s, film companies and private clients.
As a photographer, Ilana is passionate about social justice issues and giving a voice to the unseen.
Carole Glauber is an internationally exhibiting, award-winning photographer and photo-historian, based in Israel since 2017. She is the author of two books, “Personal History” and “Witch of Kodakery: The Photography of Myra Albert Wiggins.”
Her photography honours include PX3 Prix de la Photographie, Paris, the International Photography Awards, the Tokyo International Foto Awards, the Julia Margaret Cameron Awards, the Pollux Awards, the Mobile Photography Awards, Phmuseum, and finalist in the Head On Photo Festival. “Personal History” received a silver medal from the PX3 Prix de la Photographie, Paris and gold and bronze medals from the Budapest, Tokyo, and Moscow International Foto Awards.
She continues her studies and teaching of History of Photography and making photographs of her experiences and observations based on her curiosity and sense of spontaneity.
Keigo Nakamura, based in Tokyo, Japan has been travelling and doing photography activities since 2020.
Australian born, Sydney-bred. Andrew moved to Hong Kong in 1994 and spent over two decades cataloguing its paradoxes, the ancient ladder streets of Sheung Wan and Central juxtaposed by massive glass and steel towers. Hong Kong became a springboard into Asia and the rest of the world.
Andrew’s work has taken him around the globe – he has worked with Fortune 500 companies, cottage industries and everything in between.
“The accolades and awards have come and I’m proud of them but at the end of the day, satisfaction comes from work delivered on time every time, briefs met, clients content and I return to my other great love: Home and family.”
Renata Filippi as an internationally exhibiting, candid street photographer from Melbourne, Australia.
She describes herself as an intuitive photographer that gets up close to capture the essence of a person. A face to Renata is like a scene to others, it tells a story, shows expression, dreams, spirit, and soul. “People inspire me, I get excited when I’m in a crowd and can happily snap away.”
Renata has exhibited at major photo festivals including Head On Photo Festival and Indian Photo Festival.
“A lot of passion goes into my photography and I hope my images provoke thought, emotion, wonder, and that they sometimes take you out of your comfort zone.”
Header image: Renata Filippi, @rendogie