In Boost Hospital (run by Medicines Sans Frontiers) in the provincial capital of Helmand Province, Afghanistan, a young girl lies in an observation room after being burnt in an accident with an oil lamp. Heat blankets are used to protect the body from cooling down to dangerously low temperatures as it attempts to deal with the burns.
"Blank advertisement billboards along the highway in 6th of October City, a satellite city of Cairo, Egypt, 2012. From the series 'The Continuity of Man', a portrait of the Mediterranean region. www.continuityofman.com "
A portrait of Kirrilee Edwards before her death. Kirrilee suffered a catastrophic brain injury at 12 which required 24 hour care for several years. The image shows her being touched by her incredible parents and 6 brothers and sisters who have all taken part in caring for her.
Shot on a hot Sydney day in the CBD where many people were using umbrellas for protection. I observed a blinding patch of sunlight breaking through the canyon of skyscrapers and captured a pedestrian beside me with a dark umbrella.
My son Henry. Henry has Prader-Willi Syndrome which results in an insatiable appetite and obesity, learning difficulties and health issues. In Henry's case this is mixed with his own flamboyant style and engaging, magnetic personality.
A series of aerial photographs of Iceland's volcanic rivers and lava wastelands. The images illustrate the unique geothermic landscapes of the country as viewed from beyond the clouds, presenting an unconventional perspective on traditional landscape photography."
From a series about the death of our daughter Boheme who died at 6 months in pregnancy. My daughter Nova is coming to terms with the loss of her new baby sister and here she is hiding her face with a mask from the local op-shop.
Scanned photograph shot on medium format negative film with a 1950s Bakelite camera.
The painting like image is a result of the characteristics of the camera when used in the winter temperatures of the Himalayas and not any digital filters."
Arielle is almost 2 years old. She lives in a small house with mum Sami, 19, dad Blake, 18, grandma Jenni, 33, aunties Stevie and Sophie, 17 and 12, uncle Jessie, 10 and new baby cousin Alkirra, 1 month. There is a lot going on in this house but no matter what, the family sticks together.
From the series 'Impoverishment' about homeless people within Logan, Brisbane. This family have suffered financial difficulties and extreme circumstances which have forced them to move their home to their car.
"This photograph was part of a series taken over a number of visits to the Belanglo State Forest, the scene of the now infamous Backpacker Murders.
In the light of day it is almost possible to forget the history of this place. It feels ordinary, quiet â€“ even beautiful in places.
This is a place is tainted by history though. Thoughts of what happened here are never far away. It is this history of the place that has drawn me here. The idea of a place so maligned in the public consciousness. How does the reality compare to the perception?
As night falls, the forest closes in, the senses strain and reality begins to feel remote."
"When the summer winds blows from the hot dry belly of the nations lost interior, they sometimes carry fire in their punishing breath, smudging large swathes of the landscape black and twisting forests into crazy abstracts of ash white and charcoal . Here, from above, we see a gaggle of crows above a burnt forest, they are as black as the scorched trees below, burnished feathers flickering in the sunlight, their darting movements contrasting with the dead stillness below.
Vast landscapes of beautiful, crisp desolation, a view that both delights the eye, and scars the soul."
The Charreria (bull riding) is Mexico’s only national sport. It is said that to be a good Charro you must learn how to ride a horse before you can walk. Some riders are kids without any education who see the Charreria as a way out of poverty. If they succeed, they will become superstars.
Crowned Madonna' is a representation to what ‘woman’ stands for- nurturing, strength and beauty. However, some slip into male roles to gain respect. Gender roles are hard to escape when trying to fulfil the most important jobs (which are unpaid): being a loving mother, matriarch and partner while also battling the workforce and retaining a perfectly shaped female form.