- Season Two: Breaking Down Barriers with Photography
“Taking photographs helped me break down barriers."
Over two decades, the award-winning Canon Master Stephen Dupont has been a champion for the people of fragile and marginalised cultures through his hauntingly beautiful and intimate photographs of humanity.
“My earliest memories of photography are of travelling around the world when I was 18. I just had this desire to go and see the world and see what was going on beyond my own country.”
Stephen’s renowned for capturing the dignity of people in his stories, often in some of the most dangerous conflicts and situations. And it’s his unique photographic insight that truly uncovers some of the culture and communities that have existed for hundreds of years, yet are fast disappearing from our world.
“I think it was through taking photographs that allowed me to break down barriers and to explore and to meet people. And I just found this real passion. I found this real love of photography.”
In Episode 3 of Tales by Light Season 2, Stephen attempts to break down a new barrier. He’s seeking a new perspective on death—to see if he can uncover a more natural view of the subject that has overshadowed his entire working life. Stephen poses the question: Will he ever be able to see death and life in the same way?
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Learn more about the making of the new EOS R system, how it will unlock a new level of optical excellence and expand the range of shooting even further.
Underwater photographer and Tales by Light explorer Eric Cheng is spell-bound by the majesty of the sea. Read his story here.
Jonathan and Angela Scott are multi-award-winning wildlife photographers and conservationists who call Kenya home.
Behind every powerful image, is a powerful story. In this new three-part documentary series, go behind the lens with Angela and Johnathan Scott from Big Cat Diary, underwater photographer and publisher of WetPixel Eric Cheng, and war photographer Stephen Dupont.
Uniting exploration, photography and the natural world, Tales by Light offers a rare glimpse into the eyes and minds of some of Australia and the world’s best photographic storytellers.
Tales by Light season one storyteller Peter Eastway reveals the art of simplicity in photography as he shoots in the great white wilderness of Antarctica.
Art Wolfe reveals why the fierce eyes of his subjects are the most powerful element in connecting with his audience in Tales by Light season one.
In Tales by Light season one, Krystle Wright captures a balance of action and nature as she takes on skylining above a canyon.
In Tales by Light season one, Richard I'Anson photographs the spectacular Bhutanese fire blessing ceremony.
Tales by Light season one storyteller Darren Jew captures an ethereal image that tells how death and destruction breathed new life into a world along the ocean floor.
Images have the power to connect and change the world, giving voices to people, cultures, nature and past generations – allowing them to be heard.