Best Lessons in Photography - Brian

Above: 4th of July, Brian Cassey ©

Brian Cassey is a Cairns based photographer, a Head On Portrait Prize Finalist and great friend of Head On Photo Festival! Today, he shares the best lesson he learned in photography:

"Always … treat those that you find in front of your lens in any situation with the greatest dignity and respect … and where appropriate any of  … sympathy, humour, honesty, empathy and integrity." Excellent advice for all those photographers working with people, especially those in vulnerable and dangerous situations. 

Papua New Guinea Bauai Trader, Brian Cassey ©

Jodhpur Wedding, Brian Cassey ©

Mona Mona, Brian Cassey ©

More of Brian's work can be found here, as well as his superb blog!

 - If you have some sage advice for photographers or some stunning shots to share we'd love to hear from you. Maybe you'll be our next Best Lesson in Photography feature!

Category
Festival Year
2015