Head On spotlight - Kate Geraghty

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Head On Spotlight - Kate Geraghty 

Date: 5 August 2020
Time: 6pm
Locations: Online

Cost: Non-members $15

We are excited to present a series of monthly talks with photographers and other industry professionals, with free entry exclusive for Head On members. 

Tune in as photographers share insights into their practice and industry experts offer their tips and tricks. 

This month we feature Kate Geraghty, an Australian Walkley award winning photojournalist whose work has focused on areas of trauma and the aftermath of conflict.


Head On Spotlight


Kate Geraghty is an Australian photojournalist with The Sydney Morning Herald newspaper, covering daily news and news feature projects both in Australia and overseas. Her career focus has been on the aftermath of conflicts and the plight of those societies caught in the violence.

She has covered the Bali Bombings, the 2003 invasion of Iraq, the war in Afghanistan, war in Lebanon, East Ukraine War including the downing of MH17, the aftermath of conflict in DRC’s North Kivu and Kasai regions, the liberation of Mosul from ISIS, the fall of ISIS in Syria and the Turkish military attacks in North East Syria, documented Syrian refugees in Iraq, Lebanon and Jordan; the independence of South Sudan and the civil war, the aftermath of the tsunami in Aceh, the Refugee Crisis in Europe, the Gaza Flotilla, the drug wars in the Philippines, the plight of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, the Thai cave rescue, and most recently the bushfires in NSW and the impact of coronavirus COVID-19 in Sydney.

She is the proud recipient of several Walkley awards (Australian national journalism awards), most recently the 2017 Gold Walkley Award as well as the 2017 Nikon Walkley Press Photographer of the Year.

How live sessions work

Paid Head On Photo Festival members will receive another link to RSVP for the session.

Non-members need to pay the booking fee to join the session.

Once you've registered, you'll receive an email confirmation. The next steps are: 
  1. One hour before the session you will receive the link to the session.
  2. Playback will depend on your internet connection and computer set up.
  3. The session will be recorded and will be made available to paid Head On Photo Festival members at a later date.


August 5th, 2020 6:00 PM through  7:00 PM
Online broadcast
Sydney, NSW
Event Fee(s)
Spotlight ticket $ 15.00 (includes GST of $ 1.36)