About Head On Spotlight

Head On Spotlight is a series of online, monthly, live discussions featuring acclaimed members of the photography world including photographers, photo editors, curators, publishers and more.

Head On Spotlight launched in July 2020 with the unique fine-art photographer, Roger Ballen.

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

Sessions are free to Head On Annual members. Non-members may join selected sessions at a cost of AU$15.

Head On Spotlight are made possible with support from


2022 Schedule

  • 18 May - Navigating the landscape with Peter Eastway
  • 6 Apr - Perfecting the portrait with Julian Kingma
  • 2 Mar - A guide to picture editing with Louisa Kirby

2021 archived sessions

  • 3 Feb - Mark Rogers
  • 3 Mar - International Women’s Day
  • 7 April - Photographic Insights in 2021 with Getty Images
  • 3 March - World Press Freedom Day with Michael Robinson Chávez
  • 9 June - Is it still possible to make money with photography - with Chris Shain
  • 7 July - Alexia Sinclair
  • 4 Aug - Michael Grecco
  • 15 Sept - Benjamin Lowy and Marvi Lacar
  • 13 Oct - Natalie Grono, Anni Payne and Matthew Duchesne
  • 3 Nov - Meet the selection committee


May session

In our upcoming Spotlight session, Peter Eastway will be sharing the best tips and tricks on building a career as a photographer, choosing the right locations, and making sure you take your best photos when you're there.

It's always good to learn from the best, and it doesn't get much better than Peter Eastway. When he isn't teaching photographers how to find and shoot amazing landscapes, Peter is a renowned photographer in his own right. He's produced editorial photography for some of the biggest publications in the world, including Lonely Planet, Qantas & Apple TV.

Date: Wednesday 18 May 2022
Time: 12:30pm (Sydney time)


Images: Peter Eastway


Highlights from first show