- Tales by Light
Tales by Light 3 takes viewers behind the lens and into the minds of three new photographers, each motivated to harness the power of images to draw attention to and inspire the world to protect some of the most beautiful and vulnerable aspects of our world: children, the ocean, and Australian Indigenous culture.
Go behind the lens and into the minds of three new photographers motivated to draw attention and inspire the world to protect vulnerable aspects of our world: children, the ocean, and Australian Indigenous Culture. Learn more about Tales by Light Season 3 here.
In this episode of Tales by Light Season 3, follow Simon Lister’s journey to document the conditions of working children in Bangladesh as part of his assignment with Orlando Bloom and the UNICEF.
In this episode of Tales by Light Season 3, follow the mission of Shawn Heinrichs to protect the Raja Ampat region in Indonesia, which is home to the world’s most biodiverse marine life.
In this third episode of Tales by Light Season 3, follow Dylan River's personal journey to document some of Australia's surviving Aboriginal cultures of the Northern Territory.
Simon Lister has been UNICEF's contracted global photographer and videographer since 2016, helping create a library for its 193 offices to use across all platforms. Simon dedicates his spare time outside running his successful recording business to travelling and sharing the issues facing those in the world around us though his imagery. He wants to incite action from his audiences by connecting them to the world and spotlighting the tales of those he meets.
Dylan River is a cinematographer from Alice Springs. His goal is to capture the culture and heritage of Australian Indigenous people so that it can be relayed for future generations. Dylan’s exploration of Indigenous Australian culture demonstrates how important it is that these stories are captured and treasured by our nation and the world.
Shawn Heinrichs is a conservationist and Canon photographer who has spent the better part of five years chasing shark-fin operations in the high seas to show the sobering reality of what they were doing. Shawn sent footage to Wild Aid to create an impactful commercial, and with the support of the Chinese Government it was aired on prime-time state media to hundreds of millions of people. The commercial has reduced shark fin consumption by 70-80% in China – all due to one image.
Underwater photographer and Tales by Light explorer Eric Cheng is spell-bound by the majesty of the sea. Read his story here.
In Tales by Light season one, Krystle Wright captures a balance of action and nature as she takes on skylining above a canyon.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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