MEET AUSTRALIA'S
PHOTOGRAPHIC PIONEERS

Be part of Sydney's first immersive weekend photography conference at the
International Convention Centre Sydney on 28-29th April 2018.

A CELEBRATION OF PHOTOGRAPHY

EXCLUSIVE PRESENTATIONS FROM INDUSTRY LEGENDS

If you're an amateur or professional photographer, Aperture Australia is THE annual conference to attend if you're committed to sharpening your craft and connections. Even if you're not a photographer, the powerful images and presentations from Australia's best are sure to blow you away.

Held over one intensive weekend in the heart of Sydney, those on the guest list can access firsthand advice from influential and award-winning Australian photographers who have made waves with their work internationally. As pioneers in their respective fields, Aperture's featured photographers will showcase the raw stories behind their most iconic shots to inspire your own approach to the profession. A thought-provoking and creative gathering, this is for photographers
both amateur or professional, and anyone interested in photography.

WATCH

Live presentations by A-List Australian photographers including Ken Duncan and Gary Heery

WITNESS

Intensive panel discussions and interviews hosted by TV journalist Ray Martin

WHEN

Saturday 28 - Sunday 29 April 2018 at Sydney's International Convention Centre

ABOUT APERTURE

OFFICIAL APERTURE 2018 SPEAKERS

Aperture Australia is a photographic conference centered on the individual talks of eight industry greats who have spent years mastering their craft. With their diverse portfolio of experience, guests will follow speakers’ stories as they explore the immense variety of situations that life behind a camera can expose you to.

The weekend is a celebration of the art of photography, designed to benefit the career professional development of everyone who attends, regardless of their skill level.

Ray-Martin Aperture

HOSTED BY AWARD-WINNING AUSSIE TELEVISION JOURNALIST

Ray Martin is the face of Aperture Australia 2018. Not only is he a veteran interviewer and iconic television journalist, but Ray is also a keen photographer. As host of the weekend conference, Ray will introduce each speaker, conduct on-stage interviews and lead thought-provoking panel discussions.

Murray Fredericks Aperture

Murray Fredericks

Landscape Photographer

“Move the compositions past the 'surface exotic'”

Gary Heery Aperture

Gary Heery

Portrait Photographer

Ray Charles. Madonna. Sony. Coca-Cola. Toyota...

Krystle-Wright

Krystle Wright

Adventure Sports Photographer

“Anything to get to that elusive, compelling shot”

Ken Duncan

Ken Duncan

Landscape Photography Pioneer

“Hailed as the best collection of Australian landscapes ever seen”

Eugene Tan Aquabumps Aperture

Eugene Tan

Aquabumps Photographer

“Constantly seeking unique angles for morning images”

Alexia-Sinclair

Alexia Sinclair

Fine-art Photographer

Her elaborate compositions take on the complexities of history painting by depicting a moment in a narrative story.

Jack Picone Aperture

Jack Picone

Documentary Photographer

“Black and white are the colours of photography”

Megan-Lewis

Megan Lewis

Documentary Photographer And Fujifilm X Ambassador

Winner of the 2005 Walkley Award, the most prestigious award in Australian journalism.

IN JUST TWO DAYS, ATTENDEES ARE SURROUNDED BY MORE INDUSTRY EXPERTISE, ENTHUSIASM AND UNRIVALLED NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES THAN THEY'LL LIKELY FIND IN AN ENTIRE YEAR.

THE RAW REALITY OF PHOTOGRAPHY.

LANDSCAPE. PORTRAIT. ADVENTURE. DOCUMENTARY...

HELD AT SYDNEY'S ICONIC INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION CENTRE IN DARLING HARBOUR

The ICC is a newly opened, contemporary space located on the Sydney harbour waterfront with easy access to public transport and sweeping panoramic views from its outdoor lounge. Our 2018 venue even offers guests wireless connectivity.

Venue Details

8 ICONIC AUSTRALIAN PHOTOGRAPHERS.

INSIGHT. INSPIRATION. UNIQUE ADVICE.

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Next door to the brand new, luxurious 5-star Sofitel hotel in the heart of Sydney's Darling Harbour.

Partners

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Limited tickets available

WHERE: International Convention Centre (ICC) Sydney
WHEN: 28-29th April, 2018
COST: $495 Weekend Pass
All tickets include entry for both days

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