Richard Woldendorp / ABC Sunday Arts

11 May 2008 - Producer: Jaya Balendra

Posted: 13 May 2008 -

Richard Woldendorp is an award winning photographer who has spent more than half a century capturing Australia’s vast terrain.

Richard was born in 1927 in the Netherlands and migrated to Western Australia in 1951. He bought his first camera in 1955, went professional in 1961, and was made an Honorary Life Member of the Institute of Professional Photography in 1997.

It is not Richard’s style to wait around to capture a moment, he is constantly on the move, looking for the next shot. He has had worked shown overseas as well as in Australia and is the author of over 18STEP books.