Our judges – Australasia's Top Emerging Photographers 2020 – Steve Scalone

Steve Scalone
Steve Scalone

Now in it's 12th year, Australasia's Top Emerging Photographers, attracts the finest professional photographers and industry experts from around the world. Steve Scalone, a leading architecture and travel photographer, is on the judging panel for 2020.

Steve Scalone embarked on a professional career in a series of photographic commercial labs. He witnessed the beginnings of the digital camera revolution and embraced the change, becoming an Adobe Certified Expert. In the years since, Scalone pursued the photographic form in both his artistic and commercial practices. He built and steered his own professional studio and discovered inspiration in passing on his skills to others through tertiary education. 

Along the way, he's acquired numerous awards; the AIPP Australian Travel Photographer of the Year for 2015 and 2016 and the current AIPP VIC Travel Photographer of the Year award. His talent on the ground for inspiring his fellow photographers and nurturing his peers through education have led to him being honoured with the title of an ILFORD Master. Today Steve continues to expand his commercial portfolio while also developing his artistic profile. This has resulted in a number of exhibitions to date and the production of his book, Urban Clarity.