Insight: Jesse Marlow — Street Photographer


With Melbourne as the backdrop, its people and their story become the subject — told one frame at a time in Jesse’s award winning street photography.

Jesse Marlow will present a selection of his candid street photos shot mostly on the streets of Melbourne over the last 20 years. He will talk through his inspiration, style and working methods.


Lecture Theatre, first floor, michaels Camera, Video & Digital
Free event. No bookings required. Limited seating. First come, first served.



Jesse Marlow is based in Melbourne, Australia. Over the last 20 years he has worked for a range of local and international magazines, newspapers and commercial clients. His works are held in public and private collections around the world including the National Gallery of Victoria. In 2003, he published his first book of photographs: Centre Bounce: Football from Australia’s Heart, (Hardie Grant Books). In 2005 he published a book of street photographs titled Wounded, (Sling Shot Press). In 2006 he was selected to participate in the World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass in Amsterdam. In 2010 he was one of 45 street photographers from around the world profiled in the book Street Photography Now (Thames & Hudson). In 2011 he was the inaugural winner of the International Street Photography Prize. In 2012, Marlow won the MGA Bowness Prize. In 2014, his series Don’t Just Tell Them, Show Them was published as a book by M.33. He is a member of the international street photographers collective and M.33.

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