Country: Australia 🇦🇺
Scott Barbour is a multi-award winning photographer. He has a wealth of experience from shooting for the worlds top photographic agencies all around the world. Barbour was born in Christchurch, New Zealand where he started his career as a photographer on a daily newspaper in Taranaki in 1996, before moving to a sports photography agency in Auckland. In 1999 he moved to Sydney, Australia to become a staff photographer for Allsport, which was to later become a part of Getty Images. From 2002 to 2008 he was based in London as a staff photographer for Getty Images where he covered a wide variety of news, sports and entertainment assignments such as terrorism in the UK, Turkey and Pakistan, the 2005 Asian Tsunami, the British Royal family and the Olympic Games in Sydney and Athens. \r\n\r\nHe has received numerous honours and awards including World Press Photo; Sony World Photography Awards Sport Photographer of the Year; Pictures of the Year International POY (x10); NPPA Best of Photojournalism (x4); Gold Prize in the China Press Photo Contest (x3); Winner of the Wisden and MCC Cricket Photograph of the Year; IOC Best of Sport; Winner of British, New Zealand and Australian Sports Journalism Awards; British Press Photographer of the Year runner up and Walkley Awards (x2) \r\n\r\nClients have included Nike, MTV, adidas, IMG, and Cartier among many others.\r\n\r\nScott is now based in Melbourne, Australia.