About Brian Skinner, Photographer

Brian Skinner has been a professional photographer since 1987 and resides in the Hunter Valley New South Wales, north of Newcastle Australia. Brian is an associate of the AIPP (Australian Institute Of Professional Photography) and has won many awards in landscapes, weddings and other categories.
  • Weddings Stills  – Australia wide  ( Still captured images in 14MB Raw Digital and Medium Format Transparencies )
  • Wedding Videography  –  A new service provided to all our Wedding Clients providing Full High Definition 1080p Video Footage .
  • Wedding 3D Videography  –  a new service being introduced early Spring 2011 subject to attentative interest and confirmed bookings.
  • Portraiture – Beautiful framed masterpieces available , Family & Groups as well .
  • Commercial & Industrial – Businesses and Corporations , Government / Non Government
  •  Modelling / Fashion Photography / Glamour
  • Landscape Photography  –  Panoramic Photography a specialty
  • Storms & Lightning Photography  – Capturing Super Cell Storm activity all over Australia
  • Product Photography  – Vineyards , Food  , Product Merchandise – Brochures / Magazines
  • Real Estate  – Commercial shots of properties for sale , residential and corporate buildings .
  • Travel Agencies  –  Images for Travel magazines , brochures , mainly all over Australia and Asian Pacific Region .
Recent awards in professional photography include:
  • 1996 : Certificate of Attainment Australian APPA Titles
  • 1997 : NSW APPA Awards : – 2 Certificate of Merits
  • 1997 : Aust. APPA Awards : – 2 Certificates of Attainment
  • Winner 1998 Nulook Awards & $750 Prize
  • Winner of Silver Award 1998 APPA Nationals
  • Winner of Silver Awards APPA  – 1999 , 2000 , 2001 , 2002 , 2003 , 2004 , 2005 , 2006 , 2007 , 2008


To be internationally recognised and travel the World on a self commissioned basis and professionally rewarded with other work and help enrich other peoples lives as a result.
Brian performs most areas of professional photography. Commencing in 1987 as a wedding and portraiture photographer and now he concentrates more on landscape photography and commercial photography for businesses of all sizes.
Brian is a full member of the BBX trade system (Business to Business Trade Exchange)  and regularly promotes landscape photography at tradeshows throughout Australia.
Brian Design is based in Newcastle in the Hunter Valley and welcomes people from Australia wide and internationally to place an enquiry.
School of Photography
Brian is also head lecturer at his own School of Photography located at Newcastle and his goal is to provide Photography courses all over Australia by the end of 2015.
Currently the School of Photography has five courses available which include the Basic Digital SLR Photography Course , a Basic Portraiture Course and an Introduction Beginners Photoshop Lightroom Course.
More advanced photography courses for more seasoned enthusiasts are under development currently . If you are considering learning to master your new digital SLR Camera give us a call today on 0413 349 528 and we’ll confirm a seat at one of our comprehensive hands on camera courses.


Download awards and profile pdf here: Profile of Brian Design Photography Awards