More About the Author
International award-winning photographer Paul Freeman grew up in Tasmania and moved to Sydney after graduating from University.
Paul's art nude portraits of sports stars and actors began appearing in the mid nineteen nineties in Studio Magazines' international publications 'Black And White', 'Sport' and 'Blue'.
In 1996 he wrote the best-selling biography of Australian footballer Ian Roberts, ('Ian Roberts: Finding Out', published by Random House in 1997).
In 2000 Paul's photography was featured in 'The New York Times' art critic Robert Hughes' documentary about Australia 'Beyond The Fatal Shore'.
His work with Olympians is featured in the books 'The Sydney Dream' (2000), 'The Athen's Dream' (2004), and 'Sportbook' (2003), published by Studio.
Paul's first monograph, 'Bondi Classic', was published to critical acclaim in 2003, and a best-selling series of books followed, including 'Bondi Urban' (2005), 'Bondi Work' (2006) and 'Bondi Road' (2007). ( The first and second editions for these titles are now sold out, and Paul is working on revised editions which will appear in the next year to commemorate his tenth year in publishing his monographs.)
Equally successful has been Paul's more recent Outback series, 'Outback' ( 2008) , 'Outback Currawong Creek' (2009), Outback Brumby' (2010), and 'Outback Bushmen' (2012).( The first edition of 'Outback Currawong Creek' is sold out and a new edition will be printed in the next year.)
The first 'Heroics' was released in 2011. 'Heroics 2' was released in July 2013.
For more information, interviews and Paul's blog, got to www.paulfreeman.com.au