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Blog 2021-09-29T15:38:40+00:00

DAVE WICKS’ – COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHY BLOG

Welcome to the commercial photography blog of Brisbane based industrial photographer Dave Wicks. It is here you will find a collection of musings about my experiences in the commercial photography industry. Industrial Photography is my passion, it has allowed me to travel to some of the most remote places in Australia. Because of this I’ve also been to some of the most intriguing locations literally right in the middle of suburbia that few know exist.

Commercial photography is a profession that quite simply puts you in front of the most amazing human shows on the planet. As a photographer we not only get to witness the spectacle that is human ingenuity and endeavour but we also become part of that story, if only for a short time. We, as photographers, are historians, time travellers and story tellers.

EXCITING TIME FOR COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHY

Photography is in a really exciting place at the moment with some of the most amazing technology available to photographers never before seen in history. With all of this available technology it is possible to now take the viewer of our images to places that were previously unreachable. I am excited to show you some of those areas that most don’t get to see.

3108, 2021

PHOTOGRAPHERS ARE ALSO THERE

Photographers are also there! I recently had the pleasure of attending the “World Press Photo Exhibition 2021” at the Brisbane Powerhouse. The exhibition was fantastic, albeit a little stifled with the restrictions of Covid-19, but none the less amazing as expected. One of the greatest things an artist

509, 2018

IS COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHY CREATIVE?

IS COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHY CREATIVE? A question I was asked recently and one that I have been asked many times in the past, is commercial photography creative? Most people would answer a resounding “Of Course”, but many people have questioned me based on the meaning of “Creativity”. See below: