About Rod

Rod Hunt Photography - Sydney photographer

Contact me now if you need an experienced, professional, easy going and creative photographer for editorial work, portraiture, promotional photography (for artists, actors, comedians, musicians, dancers, performers, etc.), live performance photography, event coverage,  product and studio photography. Rates are always negotiable, to suit your budget.

Biography
Rod Hunt has had photographic work published internationally in many publications and on websites including Australian Guitar, Blunt magazine, Dolly, Drum Media (The Music), FHM, Heavy, Inner West Courier, Jmag, Kerrang!, Metal Hammer, NW, Rolling Stone, rollingstoneaus.com, Sunday Telegraph, Unbelievably Bad, Underground Surf and veri.live

Clients have included APRA Music Awards (as the assistant to renowned Australian music photographer, Tony Mott), Australian Institute Of Music, Canterbury City Council, Dark Arts Ltd. (London based publishing company), Festival Mushroom Records, Gelfand Rennert & Feldman LLP (business management for Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora), Inertia, JMC Academy Sydney, Reclink Australia (charity organisation), Roadrunner Records, Seven Year Itch Entertainment & Productions, Shock Records, Sony Records, Spiritworks, Street Press Australia, Sydney Rock n Roll & Alternative Market, Syndicate Films, Two Fish Out Of Water (publicist), Umbrella Entertainment, Unbelievably Bad magazine, We Are Team Rock (London based publishing company) and Web Profits (digital marketing agency).

Rod has done photoshoots with countless bands, musicians and performers, including Al Jourgensen (Ministry), Benji and Joel Madden, Brandon Boyd (Incubus), Bring Me The Horizon, Buzz Osbourne (Melvins), Coheed And Cambria, Courtney Taylor Taylor (Dandy Warhols), Dallas Green (City And Colour), Dave Mustaine (Megadeth), Fall Out Boy, Gerard Way (My Chemical Romance ), Kim Salmon (The Scientists), Lacuna Coil, Lamb Of God, Machine Head, Mastodon, MGMT, Nightwish, Omar Rodríguez-López (The Mars Volta, At The Drive In), Opeth, Parkway Drive, Queens Of The Stone Age, Slayer, Steve Hughes and Corey Taylor (Stone Sour, Slipknot).

He has photographed all of Australia’s major music festivals on numerous occasions – the Big Day Out, Soundwave, Homebake, Splendour in the Grass, Byron Bay Blues and Roots Festival, Dig It Up!, All Tomorrow’s Parties, Golden Plains and Meredith Music Festival. He has also covered music festivals internationally, including Rebellion (England), Hellfest (France), With Full Force (Germany) and Wacken (Germany).

In 2016, 2015, 2013 and 2012 Rod worked in a voluntary capacity for Reclink Australia as their official photographer for the Sydney Community Cup, at Henson Park, Marrickville, NSW. In April 2013 he worked as an official photographer on the Dig It Up! Festival, held in Enmore Theatre and surrounds.

A photograph taken by him was selected as one of the finalists in the bi-annual Olive Cotton portrait competition for 2013, alongside some of Australia’s most renowned photographers including Narelle Autio, Trent Parke, Tamara Dean and Sahlan Hayes. Rod was also a finalist in the DUO Magazine Percival Photographic Portrait Prize exhibition, 2016 and 2014; Marrickville Council Urban Photography Award exhibition, 2014;

Education
Bachelor of Visual Communication (Photography & Digital Imaging)
University Of Western Sydney, 2003

Exhibition History

Portraits, Pits and Punks solo exhibition, February 2017, Chrissie Cotter Gallery, Camperdown



Solo mini-exhibition at Newtown Beach Burrito, 2015


The Olive Cotton Award, group exhibition, 2013 and 2011; Wall to Wall, group exhibition, 2009
Rock ‘n’ Roll Mercenaries, joint exhibition shared with illustrator Glenn Smith, 2006
Bachelor of Visual Communication (Photography and Digital Imaging), University Of Western Sydney, final year student group exhibition, 2003

Rock Star Photo Show, group exhibition, 2003.

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