About DAVID DARE PARKER
A Nikon-Walkley Award winning photographer, David Dare Parker has photographed for a multitude of national and international publications throughout the Middle East, Europe and Australasia. Publications include LeMonde, Stern, L'Express, Focus, Australian Geographic, The Bulletin, The New York Times and TIME Magazine.
Recent projects include coverage of East Timor’s struggle to gain independence and Indonesia’s first steps towards democracy. In January 2002 he co-ordinated a safety awareness course for Afghan Journalists in Peshawar, Pakistan for the International Federation of Journalists. During April and May of 2003 he was the Official War Photographer for the Australian War Memorial during Operation Falconer in the Middle East, the first time an Official Photographer had been assigned by the AWM since the Korean War.
As a film industry stills photographer, recent credits include The Shark Net, 3 Acts of Murder, Cloudstreet, Underbelly Razor, Brothers In Arms: Bikie Wars, Underbelly Badness, Redfern Now and An Accidental Soldier.
David was one of the co-founders of REPORTAGE, a Director of FotoFreo Photographic Festival, a Nikon-Walkley Advisory Board Member and is currently an Ambassador for Nikon Australia. He is a founding member of the collective °SOUTH.