Freelance writer, born and bred in South Australia.
Published November 23rd 2016
Who is the best of the best?
New South Wales is blessed to be full of talented photographers. For those searching for some great artists and unbelievable Australian photos, this is the perfect list of professional, local photographers.
If you know of any other professional or amateur landscape photographers based in Sydney, then add them in a comment below. That way, we can all experience their skills and admire images of the great land we live on.
5) Lachlan Parker
Lachlan Parker is an award-winning photographer. He has shot breathtaking images all over the world - including central Australia, the Margaret River in WA, the Whitsundays in QLD, and Europe. Although his photography has taken him to many destinations, he is based in New South Wales.
The photography he has done in Coastal and Country NSW is some of his best. He has won awards at the Epson International Pano Awards, Internation Loupe Awards, and the Australian Institute of Professional Photography.
Andrew Barnes creates photographs that are timeless, inspirational and serene. He has been published locally and internationally - showcasing Australia to the world. Although being born in England, and travelling to many different locations, he is currently based in Berowra, north of Sydney.
Andrew says that he tries to capture the 'decisive moment' within the landscape. You'll understand what he means when you look at some of his wondrous work.
Although James Matthews is currently travelling around California, the majority of his work has been developed in Sydney. The passion that he has for his work is evident in the pictures that he takes - showing the real wonders and communities in Australia.
James says he is intrigued, challenged and excited by the process of photography and enjoys the balance of creativity and technological skill that is required to plan, take and finalise a photo.
Hear more about James by liking his page on Facebook, or checking out his website.
Paul Chantler only came to Australia in 1980 with his wife Judith. But his photography demonstrates that he clearly fell in love with this country quite quickly.
Paul does most of his work near where he lives - in and around the Blue Mountains National Park in NSW. His photographs capture the changing moods and nature and ever-present beauty of the Aussie landscape.
You can browse and purchase his images through his website.
Richard A Stanley deserves to be considered New South Wales' best landscape photographer because he has dedicated the past 15 years towards it. Richard's passion for photography is as strong now as it has ever been. He conducts photography classes and has his own gallery - truly making his mark in the photography world.
Every single one of his images makes jaws drop and immediately makes people want to visit the destination in the image. His shots are enticing and are always filled with colour and life.