I picked up a camera 32 years ago and realised there was something special about making photographs – and I haven't stopped ever since. It's been my life, my passion, my hobby, my career and I don't think it'll ever change.
A master of landscape photography, Christian Fletcher has captivated audiences with his striking portrayal of Western Australia and beyond. His work has been recognised on numerous occasions over the years. In 2011, the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP) awarded him both the Western Australian and the Australian Professional Landscape Photographer of The Year. In 2014 he was again awarded the Western Australian Professional Landscape Photographer of The Year. He went on to win the inaugural 2014 International Landscape Photographer of The Year competition with his aerial industrial images and was awarded the 2015 AIPP West Australian Travel Photographer of the Year.
Explore stunning natural landscapes as Christian shares his insights and recounts his life’s journey in photography. Footage courtesy of Nick Rains.
I don't imagine a life without photography.
Christian’s love of landscape photography has persisted for most of his life – culminating in his own art gallery located in Dunsborough, Western Australia.
It's your choice.
But the main ingredient is emotion. You need to have a photograph that will bring something out in people and will give them a reason to stand there in front of it – of your photograph – and look at it and enjoy it.