Advertising : Commercial : Industrial : Events : Portraits : Hospitality : Healthcare : Mining : Hotels : Architectural : Press & Media
Chris has always had a deep passion for creative photography. The Son of an Artist – Manwel Cassar , he purchased his first SLR camera at age twelve. As a young teenager he would always be found with a camera in his hands. When not taking pictures, he would spend days and nights in a 1.2 X 1.2 meter pantry converted into a darkroom. Countless hours were spent in that little space processing film, hand enlarging black & white prints, whilst exploring and refining various photographic techniques.
A young 17 y/o Chris with his first Hasselblad Camera
At seventeen, Chris entered the Professional Photography scene as a junior assistant with Val Foreman Photography and Commercial Colour Laboratories. This was one of Australia’s leading commercial / industrial / advertising studios at that time. After a working there for 7 years, he went on to work for several other high profile commercial studios until 1994 when he launched his own creative photography business – Chris Cassar Photography Pty Ltd.
On assignment for Caterpillar – Mount Tom Price Mine Pilbara Western Australia
The business was an instant success, winning a number of awards, and securing prestigious contracts from many of Australia’s leading corporations and advertising agencies. Specialising in Corporate, Manufacturing, Mining, Events, Annual Report, legal, Catalogue / Brochure, Construction, Architectural, Portrait, Healthcare, Government, Editorial & Press Photography on location and in the Studio.
Chris has a wealth of experience with an extensive current and past client list.
He is a career Photographer who has spent his entire life working in this creative industry. His style is intuitive and finely evolved.
Chris views his professional career as a vocation rather than a job, and is highly motivated and passionate about the creative process. He loves the intellectual challenge of interpreting client’s ideas, and transforming them into dynamic visual images which convey a powerful story that informs and inspires the viewer.
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