Lina Hayes is a wedding photographer based in Sydney. After a serious car accident, she decided to pursue her dream of working for herself in a creative field that could also meet her desires to travel around the world. Hayes aims to showcase that a wedding is your way to express what is most important to you, and it doesn't matter if you want to go against all social expectations. She focuses on capturing honest and meaningful images that reflect her clients’ personalities.
Runner-up prize: Fujifilm X-A5 & XC 15-45mm lens (RRP $899).