Meredith (Mez) is an Australian / Estonian photographer, designer, educator & community arts worker based on the Illawarra South Coast of New South Wales, Australia.
Specialising in landscape, travel and documentary photography her passion is in telling stories and capturing images that evoke a response – visually, emotionally, intellectually or otherwise.
“I’m a visual story teller, no matter what I’m shooting – whether it’s landscape, editorial, travel or documentary photography, I’m looking for a story. I’m looking to produce a connection between viewer and subject, to convey emotion through my work.”
Meredith uses multiple mediums to create her images. Combining her knowledge and love of film photography with digital capture.
“I describe myself as an ‘Analogue girl in a digital world’.
Using multiple mediums gives Meredith’s work a distinctive style which is instantly identifiable and full of impact.
As well as her photographic work, Meredith is a presenter and qualified educator working with design schools, RTO’s, photographers, community groups and people with disabilities – teaching, leading workshops, lecturing and providing 1:1 tutoring.
“I connect with people, I always have. I enjoy working with creative people and I strongly believe in the power of photography as a tool for self expression, communication and social change.”
Meredith’s strong reportàge style, social justice ethos and exuberant personality have ensured a long relationship with numerous councils, community groups, Australian and international NGO’s – working closely on campaigns such as International Women’s Day, Mardi Gras, White Ribbon Day, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders – Indefinite Despair (The Nauru Report), The Pauline McLeod Awards, Yabun and more.
Meredith has written for numerous publications about photography, travel and cars (her beloved Volkswagen Kombi). She is a regular contributor to Ilford Film and is currently working on her first book ‘Across Australia at 80 k’s’.
Alongside her photographic work Meredith is the co-host of the acclaimed Australian Podcast – ‘Click Click, Bang Bang – A Photography Podcast.’
Meredith is available for commissioned photography.
You can purchase fine art prints from her online store.
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