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Legendary Photographer Leo Meier To Judge And Contribute The Major Prize For A Legendary Pacific Coast Photography Competition

May 23, 2014 Destination Global No Comments Email Email

The Legendary Pacific Coast is proud to be working with Legendary, internationally acclaimed Photographer, Leo Meier for a Photography Competition open until June 17.

“Macleay Valley based Mr Meier has generously donated a day long customised photography workshop for the winner and a friend,” said Legendary Pacific Coast’s, Executive Officer, Ms Belinda Novicky.

LEP0006_900pix(1)“We are very proud and delighted to have a photographer of this quality and international renown living and working in our region and generously offering his services to promote The Legendary Pacific Coast,” she said.

The prize valued at $3500 includes the customised workshop for two and accommodation and breakfasts for two at the Heritage Guest House in South West Rocks.

“We encourage aspiring photographers to enter this competition for the opportunity to learn from one of the best. We are also looking forward to viewing so many highlights of The Legendary Pacific Coast through the entrant’s eyes,” she said.

“Leo Meier has photographed over 30 books, many of which necessitated epic journeys into some of the world’s most remote regions. In addition he has contributed to many worldwide books and publications such as GEO, BBC, Focus, National Geographic,” she said.

His expertise spans more than 30 years and covers photography, printing, graphic arts, design, digital imaging and publishing.

He has also designed and built a large array of unique and specialised equipment, culminating in the production of a world-first large format panorama camera.

For more information on the competition visit The Legendary Pacific Coast Facebook page, Twitter @pacificcoastaus or Instagram at legendarypacificcoast.

More on Leo Meier’s career:

•           Chief photographer, National Parks and Wildlife Service.

•           Manager of Photographic Unit, University of NSW.

•           Co-founder and teacher at Fixed Images Photography School, Sydney.

•           Photography teacher, Australian Centre for Photography.

•           Photography seminars for many institutions such as the Australian Museum.

•           Member of judging panel, Sydney International Exhibition of Photography.

•           Member of the Australian Institute of Medical and Biological Illustration.

•           Part time photography teacher, TAFE (Technical and Further Education)

•           Photography courses and workshops.

•           Exhibitions.

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