Based in Sydney, Australian photographer Michael Amendolia has 27 years experience working for Australian and international magazines, newspapers and companies. His editorial clients have included Stern, Der Spiegel, and Forbes, among others. Michael received recognition at the World Press Photo Awards in the categories of Science and Technology, and the Environment in 1999, 2001 and 2003.
He was the principal photographer for the book Seeing is Believing, based on the work of one of Australia’s great humanitarians, Professor Fred Hollows. Over the course of the last twenty years Michael has documented the progressing work of Nepalese ophthalmic visionary Dr. Sanduk Ruit all across Asia. Michael is one of four founding members of the Bi-Annual REPORTAGE festival that started in 1999 and continues to this day.