In 2009 at the age of 36 I purchased a digital camera and took up photography, and in 2010 I changed from a 20 year career as a tennis coach to study and try to start a new career in photography. My favourite photographic genre is street photography, and I love Trent Parke.
Group Exhibitions have included; 2011 Kodak Salon – Centre of Contemporary Photography – Fitzroy Australia, 2011 The York Society Photography Awards – Sandlewood Gallery – York Australia, 2011 CLIP Awards – The Perth Centre for Photography – Brisbane St Perth Australia.
Awards & Prizes have included; 2010 2nd Place Students Award – Central Institute of Technology, 2010 1st Place – My Place WA -The West Australian, 2010 Bronze – Better Photography Photograph of the Year, 2011 Finalist – CLIP AWARDS Perth Centre of Photography, 2011 Highly Commended – The York Society Photographic Awards, 2011 Silver with Distinction -WAPPA – Australian Institute of Proffessional Photography, 2012 Finalist for ‘Uncover’ – Perth Centre for Photography
Education; 1998 Bachelor of Social Sciences – Edith Cowan University, 2010 Certificate 1V Photoimaging – Central Institute of Technology.
My first solo exhibitions; 2012 January-Febuary – Emu Point Cafe Albany – Colours of the South West (Landscape Photography Exhibition), and March-April 20112 – Fidels Cafe Fremantle – 50 Unknown (Street Photography for the FotoFreo Fringe Festival)