Photographers Famous Photographers from Australia

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List of notable or famous photographers from Australia, with bios and photos, including the top photographers born in Australia and even some popular photographers who immigrated to Australia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Australian photographers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These photographers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known photographer from Australia is included when available.

This list features Helmut Newton, Herbert Finlay and more.

This historic photographers from Australia list can help answer the questions "Who are some Australian photographers of note?" and "Who are the most famous photographers from Australia?" These prominent photographers of Australia may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Australian photographers.

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Arthur Higgins is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Photographers from Australia
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Arthur Embery Higgins was a pioneering Australian cinematographer known for his use of trick photography during the silent era. His ongoing collaborations with director Raymond Longford include The Sentimental Bloke and The Blue Mountains Mystery. He briefly turned to directing with Odds On however returned to cinematography in 1931 for the remainder of his career. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 72 (1891-1963)

Birthplace: Hobart, Australia

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Ben Lawrence is an Australian photographer and director of TV commercials and short films. He is the son of Australian film maker Ray Lawrence. Ben Lawrence was born in London and is the recipient of many advertising awards, including a gold SHARK, a bronze Cannes lion, a New York Festivals Grand Award and a gold Mobius. He was also the first Australian director to be awarded a Clio for direction and in 2006 he was a recipient of the AICP award for “international excellence” which saw his work housed in the permanent collection of MoMA. He has directed TV campaigns for Mitsubishi, Amnesty International, The Red Cross& McDonalds. In 2008 & 2009 he was nominated for an Australian Directors ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 46

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Bill Henson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Photographers from Australia
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Bill Henson is an Australian contemporary art photographer. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 64

Birthplace: Victoria, DVD Region 4, Oceania, Australasia, Melbourne, + more

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Cameron Potts is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Photographers from Australia
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Cameron Potts, is a musician based in Melbourne. Since 1999, he has toured regularly to the United States, Canada, Europe, Mexico, Japan, Taiwan, China, Malaysia, Scandinavia and Iceland with both Ninetynine, playing drums, and Baseball, playing violin. His band Cuba Is Japan toured the far east in 2009, playing the Music Terminals Festival in Taiwan with Tricky, Placebo and a number of Australian acts including Mick Turner, The Stabs and The Holy Soul. and a 5 date tour of China supporting Angie Hart. He is not to be confused with Sydney musician Cameron Potts, lead singer and guitarist of Dead Letter Chorus. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 47

Birthplace: Subiaco, Australia

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