Born and bred in Australia, Susan Gordon-Brown has close to two decades of photography experience, working at a national and international level. Prior to settling in Melbourne in 2000, Susan lived and worked in London for 10 years, where she studied photography at the City of Westminster College.
She has a broad range of expertise, with a portfolio covering corporate publications, national newspaper and specialist magazine assignments, public relations work, new media, live music and fashion events. In recent years, Susan has staged well received historical photo documentary exhibitions including 56 Faces, a moving tribute to Australians who survived the 1956 Hungarian uprising and made Australia their home, 40 Days, an exploration of cultural and religious practices of contemporary Australia and Down South: Australian Tradies in Antarctica telling the stories of the of the intrepid and skilled tradespeople who have ventured to the Antarctic from 1947 to the 1980s.
Susan's specialist area is portrait photography, where past subjects have included Stephen King, comedian Bill Cosby and blues legend BB King. Her portfolio is testament to the fact that her subjects immediately relax in her company, trusting her to produce the photograph that shows the true person.
Susan is a member of The MAP Group, a collection of acclaimed Australian photographers who document important Australian issues and topics. Susan’s photographs of drought-ravaged Australia were featured in the group’s recently released book, “Beyond Reasonable Drought”.
She is increasingly called upon, to produce comprehensive “image libraries” for clients, creating a cost-effective and customised photographic resource to accommodate future business needs.