Wisdom in Light

CompanyNyk Sykes Photography
PhotographerNyk Sykes
PrizePortraiture / Personality
Entry Description

Portrait of actor and writer Sage Godrei at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney. I'm inspired by the way that capturing a person in a particular environment can capture their personality as much as a facial portrait.

About Photographer

Nyk Sykes is a professional fashion and advertising photographer based in Sydney, Australian. Nyk has won international recognition for his photography: * 2009, Silver, Fashion Photography Prize, London Photographic Association Awards * 2008, Semi-Finalist, Hasselblad Masters Awards. Nyk's work has been showcased on photography websites in the USA, UK, France and Russia. He has clients in the USA, Hong Kong and New Zealand as well as Australia. He has been an accredited photographer at 12 Fashion Weeks in Australia and Asia. In Australia, Nyk Sykes' photos have been published by: Cosmopolitan, Cream, Grazia and POL Oxygen. Nyk fine art photography is represented by Michael Gray Fine Art in Australia and Gallery 1839 in London. Nyk was educated in the history and philosophy of art at the Australian National University and photography at the Sydney Institute of Technical and Further Education (Ultimo). He is also a graduate of the Australian advertising industry's AWARD School. Nyk moved into Photography in 2002. He is a multi-talented artist and before that was a professional; a graphic designer and multi-award winning poet.