Sam Harris is an internationally acclaimed photographer based in Balingup, Western Australia. His 2015 photobook The Middle of Somewhere received a highly prestigious American Lucie Award 2015, as well as Australian Photobook of the Year 2015 – People’s Choice Award and the AIPP Book of the Year 2016, it was also shortlisted for another six international awards. His previous photobook Postcards from Home received the inaugural Australian Photobook of the Year 2011, as well as the Australian publishing industries Galley Club ‘Book of the Year’ and ‘Australian Book of the Year’ 2012.
Originally from London, Sam Harris began his career more than 25 years ago shooting record covers and portraits for numerous music acts such as Jamiroqui, UB40, John Lydon, Blur, Portishead, Jarvis Cocker, Ronan Keating, Emma Bunton and Victoria Beckham. He also shot portraits and features for leading UK publications such as The Sunday Times Magazine, Esquire, Telegraph Magazine, GQ and Dazed & Confused and worked on assignments around the world.
Harris’ work has been exhibited in the USA, UK, Italy, Portugal, India, Russia and Australia and resides in public and private collections. When not photographing, he lectures in photography and runs international workshops.