Your hometown // I grew up in the small coastal town of Boomerang Beach, NSW.
Day Job // Sustainability Consultant
Weapons of Choice // Olympus OM-D E-M10 with the 12-40mm PRO, 25 and 45mm.
What puts the fire in your belly // Getting out of my comfort zone, travelling to places not many know about, hearing stories, capturing moments through a lens and adventuring with like minded people with the same passion to create and inspire others.
Dream location to shoot in Australia // Lake Hillier in Western Australia or The Simpson Desert.
One piece of advice for aspiring photographers // The reason I became so involved in photography was because of travel, spending endless days from dawn to dusk shooting in situations I had never previously been. I can only suggest spending time with your camera, getting to know it, playing with light and colour and trusting your own unique style. The beauty of humans is that we are all different, and with each differing characteristic is an alternative perspective. That is the true beauty of photography for me.
Favourite Quote // ‘Belief, like fear or love, is a force to be understood as we understand the theory of relativity and principals of uncertainty. Phenomena that determine the course of our lives…These forces that often remake time and space, that can shape and alter who we imagine ourselves to be, begin long before we are born and continue after we perish. Our lives and our choices, like quantum trajectories, are understood moment to moment. That each point of intersection, each encounter, suggest a new potential direction.’
Instagram // @easternsuns
Website // www.jonathoncollins.com