Club Lecture Evening - Steve Axford (Sony Aust. Ambassador) - Fungi photography - 7.15pm Prompt Start
About this event:
Stephen Axford is an ambassador for Sony Australia and has an international reputation as a specialist in nature photographer with a particular passion in macro fungi photography. He also has a unique expertise in time-lapse photography of fungi.
The beauty and scientific accuracy of Stephen’s fungi photography have captivated national and international media, fungi experts and the general public, with a following that stretches from Patagonia to Vladivostok.
His photographs have appeared in international books and magazines, including: Nat Geo Magazine in Spain/Portugal, Geo Magazine in Germany, Roots Magazine in Holland, the 2014 International Union for the Conservation of Nature ‘Red List of Threatened Species’, The Australian Conservation Foundation calendars, the ‘The Magic of Mushrooms’ Guardian Observer [UK], Daily Mail UK, ‘Fungi article’ Civilization Magazine of Beijing in China and ‘Fungi special’ Sciences et Avenir science magazine in France.
Stephen’s fungi time-lapses were featured in the BBC Planet Earth 2 blue chip natural science documentary.
Steve’s amazing work and more information about his career can be viewed on his website at https://steveaxford.smugmug.com
Our club gratefully acknowledges the support of the Sony Australia for assisting with the costs involved in getting Steve to our club for what will be a wonderful evening.