Above: Sam on location in Antarctica for Whale Wars season eight with fellow camera operator, Josh Reynolds. 2017. (Photo: Chelsea Miller/Sea Shepherd Conservation Society).


Australian, b. 1988

Sam is a photojournalist, camera operator and writer focusing on issues of ecology and conservation. He graduated with a degree in photography from the Queensland College of Art before beginning his career working with NGOs in South-East Asia, Antarctica, Northern Europe and Canada.

Both during and after studying, Sam has won several national and international prizes including category runner-up in Australia's Top Emerging Photographer Awards, First place in the International Conservation Photography Awards, a featured artist at Photoville 2014, New York City and shortlisted for the Fremantle International Portrait Prize. He has exhibited in Australia, South-East Asia and the United States.