Photography with Scott Portelli
Scott Portelli spends his time between the Tongan Islands where he meets the humpback whales, Rwanda where he gets back to each year the gorillas and Antarctica where he runs photography courses. In these three mythical places, he will be able to show you exceptional things.
Scott Portelli is an international award winning wildlife, nature and underwater photographer. A member of the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP) and serving NSW Council member 2016/17, he is regarded as a leading professional in his field. Scott has spent thousands of hours in remote locations across the globe filming and photographing nature, wildlife, the underwater environment and wild places.
He was awarded at the highly sort after Wildlife Photographer of the Year in 2016, and at the National Geographic Nature Photographer of the year in the same year. More recently was announce winner at the Australian Geographic Nature awards in the behaviour Category. He was announced Australian National winner of the Sony World Photography awards 2016 and winner at Travel Photographer of the Year 2015. His conservation documentary also took out two awards at the prestigious French Underwater Film Festival in Marseille in 2015. And he was announced winner of the Ocean Geographic Photo Journalist Award in 2014.
Scott has spent over a decade working in the polar regions with a focus on Antarctica and the Sub-Antarctic areas producing a unique portfolio of fine art photography that showcases the intricate environment and its intriguing inhabitants. Working in extreme conditions, Scott’s photography provides a rarely seen glimpse above and below the surface in some of the harshest places on the planet.
Scott runs photography workshops and lectures to show enthusiasts and experts alike the best way to get the most out of their photography. On his Polar tours he specializes in Nature & Wildlife photography bringing the best tips and techniques for photographing in challenging locations.