Aidan Williams was born in the Blue Mountains, NSW, in 1996, and was shooting with disposable cameras from the age of five. At seven, he received his first Kodak camera. During his early years, he learnt that exploration and discovery could be experienced through a lens. Williams received a Diploma of Photo Imaging from the Nepean Arts & Design Centre. He believes that preparation, understanding, and diligence in your subject field is key to success. For him, photography resonates on a deeper level, where freezing and capturing a moment in time gives an immeasurable and humbling feeling. He has experience with Sydney's major newspapers – Sydney Morning Herald and Daily Telegraph. He’s also has images published on National Geographic website.
Category prize: $450 plus LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C 5TB portable hard drive (RRP $599).