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Charles McKean B.Sc.  APP.  M.Photog. II  FAPS

59 Jersey Road, Woollahra NSW 2025 Australia
0409 77 18 77
http://www.charlesmckean.com
charles@charlesmckean.com

Australian Institute of Professional Photography — Master II
Artist in Residence — St Catherines
Fellow of the Australian Photographic Society
Adobe Photographers Directory — Member
Honorary Color Master
Bachelor of Science (Pure Maths)
Head On Photo Festival Team — 2010 onwards

Selected Exhibitions

2017  Canon AIPP APPA
2017  AddOn — Sydney, Curator
2017  “From Like to Love”, solo exhibition
2017  Australian Digital Photography Awards
2017  Four Nations representing Australia

2016  CLIP Award, Perth Centre for Photography
2016  Canon AIPP APPA
2016  AddOn — Sydney, Curator

2015  Australian and International Contemporary Photography, Olsen Irwin Gallery
2015  Head On Landscape Prize, Parliament House
2015  NSW AIPP Illustrative photographer of the Year
2015  AddOn — Sydney, Curator
2015  Canon AIPP APPA
2015 “Back to Nature” LikeArt Gallery
2015  Ballarat International Foto Biennale Collection

2014  A Curation from Canon, X88 Gallery
2014  Photography Masters Cup
2014  AddOn — Sydney, Curator
2014  Canon AIPP APPA
2014  Australian Digital Photography Awards
2014  Ballarat International Foto Biennale Collection

2013  NSW AIPP Illustrative photographer of the Year
2013  Photography Masters Cup
2013  AddOn — Sydney, Curator
2013  Australian Digital Photography Awards
2013  Ballarat International Foto Biennale Collection

2012  Black and White Spider Awards
2012  APSCON — Presenter/Lecturer
2012  “Serial” Photography — Group Exhibition, F-Stop Photography
2012  AddOn — Sydney, Curator
2012  Australian in Front — VR6 Group Exhibition Sydney
2012  Tri Nations — Australian Representative

2011  AddOn — Sydney, Curator
2011  “Earth, Flower, Water” — Centennial Parklands Gallery
2011  “Shoot the Chef” — Chifley Square, Sydney
2011  5th Photography Masters Cup
2011  “Shoot the Chef” — Star City, Sydney
2010  Digital Master Circuit Exhibition — Salons 1, 2 and 3
2010  “Duotones” — Solo Exhibition at Susan Avery Gallery
2010  Tri Nations Exhibition— Group Exhibition
2010  4th Photography Masters Cup
2010  Royal Show — Group Exhibition

2009  The Edge Photo Imaging Photography Excellence Awards, Hogan Gallery
2009  Head On,— Group Exhibition, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney
2009  Lonely Planet, Urban Encounter — Group Exhibition, Host Gallery, London
2009  Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award – Gold Coast Art Gallery
2009  3rd Photography Masters Cup
2009  Extreme Environment Encounter — Group Exhibition, Hobart Tasmania
2009  Four Nations International Digital Exhibition — Australian representative
2009  Royal Show — Group Exhibition
2009  Kodak Salon — Centre for Contemporary Photography, Group Exhibition

2008  China-Australia Exhibition — Group Exhibition
2008  Tri Nations Exhibition— Group Exhibition
2008  Antarctic Mid Winter Festival — Extreme Environment Group Exhibition. 21-28 June
2008  Australian Photographic Society— Australia China Group Exhibition
2008  3rd Photography Masters Cup
2008  APS National Exhibition of Photography — Group Exhibition
2008  Kodak Salon — Centre for Contemporary Photography, Group Exhibition
2008  Bathurst Regional Art Gallery — “Brush with Heritage”, Group Exhibition
2008  Art Equity — Group Exhibition
2008  Royal Show — Group Exhibition

2007  Phot07, National Catchment Management Authority — Group Exhibition
2007  Blake Prize for Religious Art — Group Exhibition
2007  BHP Billiton Waltzing Matilda Photographic Group Exhibition
2007  Kodak Salon, Centre for Contemporary Photography — Group Exhibition
2007  Royal South Australia Society of Arts, Moran Prize — Group Exhibition
2007  Hervey Bay Regional Art Gallery, Moran Prize — Group Exhibition
2007  Geraldton Regional Art Gallery, Moran Prize — Group Exhibition

2006  Fred Hollows Foundation, “Do You See What I See?” — Group Exhibition
2006  Sony’s Real Photographers, Surrey Hills, Sydney — Group Exhibition

2004  Warragul 32nd National Exhibition Sony — Group Exhibition
2004  McGregor Prize for Photography, USQ— Group Exhibition
2004  Sothebys Haemophilia Foundation — Group Exhibition

2003  Sothebys Haemophilia Foundation — Group Exhibition
2003  Cranbrook Fair— Group Exhibition

1991   Oberon Photographic Show —Group Exhibition
1979  Arts Council of NSW, UTA French Airlines Art Award — Group Exhibition

Awards
Awards — 2015
NSW AIPP PPA — Illustrative Photographer of the Year
NSW AIPP Professional Photography Awards — 3 Silver Distinction and 1 Silver Award
One Eyeland Awards — Fine Art, Silver Medal
Sydney Royal — First Prize
Sydney Royal — Highly Commended
International Color Awards — Highly Commended

Awards — 2014
AIPP APPA — Master of Photography, Gold Bar
AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards — 4 Silver Distinction Awards
NSW AIPP Professional Photography Awards — 2 Silver Awards
Black and White Spider Awards — Nominee, Abstract and Nature
Licentiate — Australian Institute of Professional Photography.

Awards — 2013
NSW AIPP PPA — Illustrative Photographer of the Year
NSW AIPP Professional Photography Awards — 3 Silver and 1 gold Award
AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards — 1 Silver Distinction Award
AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards — 3 Silver Awards

Awards — 2012
International Photography Awards — Landscape Professional, Honourable
Sydney Royal — Highly Commended
NSW AIPP Professional Photography Awards — 1 Gold Award
NSW AIPP Professional Photography Awards — 1 Silver Distinction Award
NSW AIPP Professional Photography Awards — 2 Silver Awards
AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards — 1 Silver Distinction Award
AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards — 2 Silver Awards
Black and White Spider Awards — Nominee

Awards — 2011
Sydney Royal Show — Open Champion
Sydney Royal Show — Urban Landscape, Highly Commended
Shoot the Chef — Finalist
NSW AIPP Professional Photography Awards — 1 Silver Distinction Award
NSW AIPP Professional Photography Awards — 2 Silver Awards
AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards — 3 Silver Awards
AIPP — Master of Photography

Awards — 2010
Shoot the Chef — Winner
Sydney Royal Show — Portrait Grand Champion
Sydney Royal Show — Urban Landscape, Highly Commended
Digital Master Circuit Salons 1, 2 and 3
Photography Masters Cup, International Colour Awards – Architecture Nominee
NSW AIPP Professional Photography Awards — 1 Silver Distinction Award
NSW AIPP Professional Photography Awards — 2 Silver Awards
AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards — 2 Silver Awards

Awards — 2009
The Australian School of Wedding and Portrait Photography — Kodak Portrait Champion
International Photo Awards – International Flower Photographer of the Year
International Travel Photographer of the Year — Finalist
Kodak Salon
Murrurundi Keddie’s Pastoral Photographic Prize — Finalist x 3, Highly Commended
NSW AIPP Professional Photography Awards — Open Award, Runner Up
NSW AIPP Professional Photography Awards — Illustrative Photographer of the Year, Runner Up
NSW AIPP Professional Photography Awards — 3 Silver Distinction Awards
NSW AIPP Professional Photography Awards — 5 Silver Awards
Extreme Environment Photography Competition — Finalist
Four Nations Digital Exhibition — Australian representative
Photography Masters Cup, International Colour Awards – Architecture Nominee
Photography Masters Cup, International Colour Awards – Abstract Nominee
Photography Masters Cup, International Colour Awards – Portrait Nominee
Head On — Shortlisted
Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award 2009 — Finalist
Royal Show — First Prize, Portrait
Royal Show — Third Prize, Landscape
Heritage Award
Royal Bathurst Show — Champion Black & White Print
Royal Bathurst Show — Most Successful Exhibitor
Royal Bathurst Show — Four 1st prizes and five other prizes
AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards — 3 Silver Awards

Awards — 2008
Canon Better Photography — Australian Photograph of the Year
Canon Better Photography — Australian Landscape of the Year
International Photography Awards — Seven Honourable Mentions
International Aperture Awards — Two Bronze Awards
International Travel Photographer of the Year — Three Highly Commended
Lonely Planet Cover Shot – Finalist
Black and White Spider Awards — Photojournalism Nominee
Roving Eye, Expose Your World — Highly Commended
Earthshots — Photograph of the Day (worldwide)
Photo Review Australia — Diptych Competition, Honourable Mention
Australian Professional Photography Awards — 4 Silver medals
NSW AIPP Awards — 1 Silver with distinction and 3 Silver medals
APS National Exhibition of Photography — 1 Acceptance
Digital Photography + Design — Self Portrait, Finalist
Royal Show — Grand Champion, First Prize, Open Division
Royal Show — Gail Watt Prize
Royal Show — 4 Acceptances
AAP Image Creative Photography, My Heart — First Prize
AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards — 4 Silver Awards
Awards — 2007
Phot07, CMA National Competition — First Prize, Open Division
Blake Prize for Religious Art — Finalist
AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards — 4 Silver Awards
Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize — Prizewinner, Highly Commended
Helly Hansen Extreme Photo Competition — Runner Up
International Color Awards — Photography Masters Cup, Nominee
Australian Professional Photography Awards — 3 Silver distinction, 1 Silver
NSWAIPP Awards — 1 Gold medal, 3 Silver with distinction medals, 1 Silver medal
London Photographic Association — Documentary Photography, Finalist
Apogee Photo Magazine Photo Contest — Honourable Mention
BHP Billiton Waltzing Matilda Photographic Competition — Finalist
Group Exhibition — Kodak Salon, Centre for Contemporary Photography
International Photography Awards (Nature, Landscapes) — 3 Honourable Mentions
International Photography Awards (Architecture, Interiors) — 2 Honourable Mentions
International Photography Awards (Fine Art, Landscape) — 3 Honourable Mentions
Photographer’s Forum 27th Spring Contest — Finalist
“Best of Photography Annual” — Published Works
Travel Photographer of the Year — Highly Commended
Australian Digital Photography Awards — 5 Acceptances
Intrepid Travel Photo – May, Winner
Digital Master Circuit 2007 Exhibition Salon 3 — VÖAV Bronze Medal
Digital Master Circuit 2007 Exhibition Salon 2
Digital Master Circuit 2007 Exhibition Salon 1
Controluce — Four Seasons Winter Award

Awards — 2006
Winner — Sony, Real Photographers
Winner — Amazing Asia Photo Contest
Real Photographers — Sony Australia (4 acceptances)
Find Your Shot — Canon Camera

Awards — 2004 and earlier
2004 Warragul 32nd National Competition, Social Documentary — I Do
2004 McGregor Prize for Photography, USQ, Acceptance — Skipping Girl
2003 Picture of the Day, Wentworth Courier
2003 Kodak’s (Worldwide) Photographer of the Day — Paint Pots
2003 Kodak Picture of the Day (Worldwide) — Paint Pots
1992 Oberon Regional Show — Judge, Photography
1991 Oberon Photographic Show — Winner, Monochrome Print Open, Large Colour Print,
Best Monochrome Print, Winner, Landscape Division

1979 Arts Council of NSW, UTA French Airlines Art Award — Winner Shadowplay


Judging and Assessing
Australian Institute of Professional Photography — State Judge
AIPP — National Folio Assessment Team
Australian Photography Magazine — Judge (National)

Collections
In the collections of Kodak, Sony Australia, Head On Photo Festival, HRa and Associates, Dangar Research, 
Amanda Buckworth Publicity, David Close, Jaqui Lane Publishing, 
Doltone House, John Ormonde (Impressions of Sydney), Baron Actuaries, Verge/Whitford Pty Limited, Mark Axisa

Print and Books
AddOn — 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Arizona
Catalina Rose Bay
Sergeants Mess and Gunner Barracks for Grand Pacific Group
Travel Photographer of the Year — Journey Three
Vietnamese Tales (2002),
Angkor, The Lost City (2002)
Borneo — Up and Down (2004)
Abstract and Design Work (2006)
Patagonia to Paris (2006-7)
“Good Shot Son”
“Our Art”

Best of Photography 2008 — Photographers Forum, Serbin Communications
Photography Masters Cup Yearbook 2008, 2010, 2011— International Color Awards
Canon Australian Professional Photography Awards — 30st through 36thth Editions

Included in British Journal of Photography, Sun Herald, The Australian, Cosmopolitan, Bride to Be, Sydney Wedding, Studio for Brides, Wedding Flowers, Modern Wedding, Vogue, Vogue Brides, Wentworth Courier

Calendars
cattleogofdates-2 cattleogofdates Yasmin and Joseph Quay Restaurant, Sydney
Japan Botanica Susan Avery Sally and Piers

Tutorials
“The Rule of Thirds” — Digital Photography + Design, December 09 January 10
“Little Worlds” — Digital Photography + Design, August/September 09
“A Touch of Colour” — Digital Photography + Design, April/May 09
“Smart Colours” — Digital Photography + Design, February/March 09

Other
Smithsonian Magazine
Australian Photography Magazine, various, 2008- 2014
Canon Australian Photograph of the Year — Better Photography, July 2008
Canon Australian Landscape of the Year — 
Better Photography, July 2008
“Best of Photography Annual 2007”
 — Photographers Forum
“It Takes Two”, Photo Review Australia —Spring 2008
“Self Portrait”, Digital Photography + Design June/July 2008
“AAP Image Creative”,
 Australian Photography Magazine, April 2008
“Moran Photographic Prize”, Australian Photography Magazine, July 2007
“Catchment Comp Winner”, Australian Photography Magazine, January 2008
Australian Creative, April 2008
“Parents Backyard a Winning Image”, Western Advocate, 18 October,2007
“Local Lensman Honoured for Work”, Wentworth Courier, 18 April 2007
“Moran Prizewinners”, Pro Photo Australia, March 2007
The Weekend Australian Magazine — December 9-10 2006
The Weekend Australian Magazine — January 6-7 2007
The (sydney) magazine January 2007
“Joy and Serenity Enough to Win Big”, 
Village Voice, Federal Publishing, 18 January 2007
“Real Photographer Found”, The Sydney Magazine, 7 January 2007
“Photo Flair”, Capture Magazine, May-June 2007
“Joy and Serenity Enough to Win Big”, Wentworth Courier, 17 January 2007
“Real Photographer Found”, The Weekend Australian, 9 December 2006 & 6 January 2007
“High Standards of Photographs Exhibited”, Oberon Review October 4, 1991

Some Web Links etc
State Library of NSW, Moran Prize
International Loupe Awards — Photojournalism
International Colour Awards
Travel Photographer of the Year
British Journal of Photography
The Lifestyle Technology Guide (November 2006)
Shutterbug Makes Music (December 12, 2006)

Real Photography Collection Celebrates Life As Art
Sony Real Photographers Awards
Real Photographers Gallery presented by Sony
Sony Photography Exhibition Captures Australian Imagination
Blue Eyes fotographia
Photo Review
Catchment Management Authority
Earthshots
London Photographic Association
Kodak Photo of the Day