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The Weekend Australian magazine published an interview with me about one of my photographs. http://www.theaustralian.com.au/life/weekend-australian-magazine/heart-of-the-nation-melbourne-3002/news-story/331c4e03a7f79b3a4ad7eacba452fc66  

Pleased to announce that I am a finalist in The Nikon-Walkley Awards for Excellence in Photojournalism (Australian equivalent of the Pulitzer Prizes) for Sport Photography. The other two finalists in my category are very strong in particular Cameron Spencer with his amazing Usain Bolt photo that went viral around the world and his amazing tennis picture […]

This photo of Daisy Pearce being tackled during a 2016 AFL Womens match won the ‘Most Outstanding Single Action Photograph Award’ at the Australian Football Media Association Awards held in September. It was shot with a Canon EOD-1DX camera, and a Canon EF 600mm f/4L IS II USM Lens.  The exposure was 1/1250th of a second at […]

Out of some excellent portfolios I managed to place third in the Sport Folio of the Year at the 2015 Getty Images Asia Picture and Folios of the Year Awards. Below are the ten images from my sport portfolio for the year of 2015:

I have been lucky enough to win some awards lately. Here are a few: Best Sports Action Photo of the Year, 3rd place at the prestigious 2016 NPPA Best Of Photojournalism Awards         Runner-up in The Wisden – MCC Cricket Photograph of the Year competition, https://www.lords.org/mcc/the-club/photo-of-the-year/   Award of Excellence at the China International […]

I won 2nd place in both Picture of the Year and Portfolio Of the Year, Entertainment in the Getty Images APAC 2014 Pictures of the Year Awards. Here are the images:  Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge walk down Kuniya Walk at the base of Uluru on April 22, 2014 in Ayers […]

Northern Mystics goal keep Anna Harrison’s acrobatics and my photograph have been the talk of the netball world since the game against the Melbourne Vixens. The “chairlift”, as it has been dubbed has divided the netball community. My photo of the rugby union lineout-style lifting manoeuvre has been published world wide and in every single […]

I was assigned to cover the 2012 Logie Awards again this year for Getty Images. The red carpet arrivals only lasts from 4:30pm to about 6:00pm, but it is one of the most frantic 90 minutes of photography you can do! Celebrities of all grades walk the red carpet, and it is my job to […]

http://www.camerahouse.com.au/blog/index.php/award-winning-shooter-scott-barbour/ Award-Winning Shooter Scott Barbour What’s your earliest photographic memory? Probably the excitement of opening the packet of prints after my first rolls of film had been developed, and flicking through the prints to see how they had all turned out. It was a magical experience. I am 34 years old now, but I am […]

A photograph I took, and an interview with me about it was featured in the Irish Examiners ‘I Took That…..’ section in their newspaper.   Photographer: Scott Barbour, Getty Images What and where: “Predag Trajkvoc falls in the mud after swinging across the Piranha Pit as he competes in The Tough Bloke Challenge in Melbourne, […]

I was commissioned to photograph the Australian cricket team for ESPN.  The player headshots will be seen on many media platforms all over the world and will form a very important element of the TV graphics that will be shown in India during the upcoming Australia vs India cricket series. With over a billion people […]

I have covered the visits to Australia by a few high-profile people lately, most notably Queen Elizabeth II and President Obama. Here are a few of my photos that have made it onto the front pages of Australian newspapers from the last month:  

I am a finalist in two categories at this year’s Walkley Awards. The Walkley Awards are presented in Australia to recognise and reward excellence in journalism and are the Australian equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize. http://mynikonlife.com.au/partners/nikon-walkley-awards/articles/finalists-announced-for-the-nikon-walkley-awards-2011   The first one is the main photographic award, the Nikon-Walkley Press Photographer of the Year. This is my […]

This is a sequence of photos I took at an ‘Aussie Rules’  AFL match in July. Carlton’s Andrew Walker flies high over Essendon’s Jake Carlisle for what most people think will win AFL Mark of the Year 2011, and may even be one of the best AFL marks of all time.

  I have been announced as the winner of the inaugural Wisden and MCC Photograph of the Year award. The winning photograph was of James Anderson and his English team-mates forming a V for victory shape as they celebrate the wicket of Brad Haddin of Australia in the second Ashes Test in Adelaide. The photograph […]

Last year I was lucky enough to win the  2010 Sony World Photography Awards Sports Photographer of the Year award with a set of images from the Australian Open Tennis. As part of my prize I received a trip to Cannes in the south of France to accept my award. Here is a  video about […]

Spring in Melbourne brings the annual Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. Having done a fair bit of horse racing over my time I quite enjoy covering these racing meetings. A typical day of coverage consists of  photographing all things  horses and racing. Winning horse crossing the finish line. Tick. Horse and jockey celebrating/returning to the parade […]

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