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Paul D.

Average rating of 4.9 out of 5 based on 355 reviews

Paul is an experienced Melbourne-based photographer with more than 40 years experience. I was introduced to photography when I was at school and I am rarely without a camera. I have experience shooting portraits, weddings and events, architecture, commercial product shoots, sports. Perhaps my real passion in photography is nature and wildlife.

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Leica Q2 | Nikon Z7 | Leica M10 | Nikon Z6


Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8 | Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8 | Nikon 14-30mm f/4 | Nikon 800mm f/5.6 | Leica 18mm f/3.8 | Leica 35mm f/1.4 | Leica 50mm f/1.4 | Leica 90mm f/2 | Nikon 50mm f/1.8



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What do you love about your job?

I love to capture moments in time. I know what it is like to look back on photographs many years later, so I love creating that for other people. Photographs are treasured memories and capturing and preserving those memories is something I love.

What types of shoots have you done and how did you make them special?

I have done many portrait shoots and I pride myself in my ability to make people feel comfortable in what is, in essence, an unusual situation! When I shoot events I love to look for those moments that would have otherwise passed unnoticed. When I shoot buildings, I always look to see what the light is doing and position myself to bring out the best in the building given that light.

Awards, honors, and recognitions received

Finalist, AIPP Silver Lining Awards, 2020.
Semi-finalist, AIPP Silver Lining Awards, 2020.
Winner, Art Portfolio, Mosman Photography Awards, 2020.
Shortlisted, Documentary Category, Australian Photography Awards, 2020.
Two Silver, two Bronze, Nature, Epson International Pano Awards, 2020.
Two Honourably Mentions, Nude, International Mono Awards, 2020.
Five Highly Commended, one Commended, Monochrome Awards, 2020.
Two Highly Commended, Creative, Photographer of the Year, 2020.
Two Highly Commended, four Honourable Mention, Australian Photography Awards, 2019.
Ten Honourable Mentions, International Mono Awards, 2019.
Top 30 Black and White, Top 30 Landscape, Photographer of the Year 2019.
Five Highly Commended, two Commended, Australian Monochrome Awards, 2019.
Two Silver, thirteen Bronze, The Portrait Conference, 2019.

A fun fact about this photographer

I am a qualified Private Pilot and have about 400 hours flying competition level aerobatics! I fell in love with flying when I was in my 20s and whilst am no longer very active - and certainly not doing aerobatics - I do try to get a flight in every now and then.

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