Architectural photographer Sydney

As an investment banker, dressed in an expensive suit and sitting in a high-rise on Canary Wharf in London, there was a defining moment where I decided that I didn’t want to be stuck in front of a computer screen for the rest of my life: I wanted to be part of the world outside of the window.

I left the corporate world behind and embarked on a new life of adventure, which instilled within me an absolute love of travel and culture, as well as a need to capture life’s moments on film. I was introduced to the beauty and mystery of the world by travelling for many years throughout Asia, Africa, Europe, North America and Canada.

When I returned to Australia, and back to the northern beaches of Sydney where I grew up, I studied commercial photography and then began my new career as a photographer. I haven’t looked back.

My passion as a photographer has evolved over the years, and my love of food and travel has led me to some interesting places, and has enabled me to meet some amazing people. I also have a love of architecture and buildings: both inside and outside.

When I am not with camera in hand, I like to keep life simple … surfing, travelling and hanging out with the people I love.

I shoot on location and in studio around Australia and the globe.


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Richard Whitbread - Sydney Architectural Photographer
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