David Kelly —
Born in Brisbane in 1963, David is a multi Walkley Award-nominated photographer, and winner of the Clarion Award for best Photo-Essay, News, Sport and Multicultural work. His portraits have hung in the National Portrait gallery on multiple occasions.
One of the original photographers for the Courier Mail Qweekend Magazine (2005 – 2017), David has collaborated with Queensland Ballet for the past 20 years, producing From the Wings, a book on QB's 2011 production of Swan Lake. He also co-produced Love Stories, a documentary about homeless love, and who’s most recent publication, The Saltwater Story was shortlisted for the 2018 Queensland Literary award for a Work of State Significance. The book was co-produced with author, Ben Allmon.
David has travelled extensively throughout Australia, the Pacific, and Asia on assignment, where as a stills photographer, he has documented and immersed himself in the art, culture and stories of peoples from these regions. Recently he has committed more time and energy to his love of documentary photography and performing arts photography.