Location: Brisbane, Australia.
Experience: 32 years
Glenn Hunt is a Brisbane Professional Editorial and Commercial Photographer.
Mentored and encouraged by an uncle who was a wedding and portrait photographer he soon found himself working for his local rural newspaper in the Adelaide Hills. After completing his cadetship he moved to Sydney to take a staff position at The Australian newspaper.
In 1996, after working as an intern at National Geographic and Reuters-Washington, he started his freelance career working for such magazines as Good Weekend, The Bulletin, The Australian Financial Review Magazine and the Weekend Australian Magazine.
In 2000 he became one of the founding directors of Oculi, an Australian based collective of award-winning visual storytellers offering a narrative of contemporary life.
Also in 2000, Hunt returned to Adelaide for three years where he trained his focus on the worldwide documentation of horse culture, which has been a major personal project to date. After his time in Adelaide, Hunt spent 3 years in Melbourne again working for a number of magazines, news agencies and corporate clients. In 2006 Hunt moved to Brisbane where he was the head photographer for Fairfax Media until 2014.
1997/98/99 – State Library of NSW – Acquisitions
2001 – Panorama magazine, Australian Photographer of the Year – Award
2001 – Reportage Festival – Screening
2002 – Reportage Festival – Screening
2003 – Witness – An Exhibition of Australian Photojournalism – The Australian Centre for Photography – Exhibition
2003 – Photographer of the Year awards (POYi) – 1st Place – Award
2004 – 7th International Prize for Young Photojournalism – Finalist – Award
2004 – Trierenberg Super Circuit – 2 X Gold Medal – Award
2004 – Silver Camera Award – Award
2004 & 2006 – Humanity Awards – 1st Place – Award
2008 – EQUUS – Horses of the World – book – Publication
2009 – Reportage Festival – A Retrospective 1999 -2009 – Screening & Exhibition
2009 – Reportage – A Retrospective 1999 -2009 – book – Publication
2009/10 – EQUUS – Horses of the World – Queensland Arts Council – OnTour – Exhibition
2016 – The Australian Photography Awards – 1st Place – Award
2015/17/18 – Moran Prize Semi-Finalist – Award
2018 – Hasselblad Masters Finalist – Award
2019 – Martin Kantor Portrait Prize – Dual Finalist
2019 – Brisbane Portrait Prize – Dual Finalist
The Australian Newspaper
The Australian Financial Review
The Sydney Morning Herald
The Weekend Australian Magazine
New York Times
Art Guide Australia
Australian Associated Press
News Corp Australia
Professional Pharmacy Services
Australian Red Cross
SoHo Media Group
Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Canberra Writers Festival
Noosa Jazz Festival
Queens Wharf Brisbane
Prime Creative Media
Photographic services include:
Annual Report Photography
Public Relations Photography