MARK WATSON

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Mark Watson is recognised as one of Australia’s foremost commercial and adventure photographers, with a career spanning more than 10 years creating dynamic imagery in some of the furthest flung places on the planet, for both natural history and extreme sport clients.

Watson is a Nikon & Lowepro ambassador and is sponsored by Goal Zero & Black Rapid. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Professional Photographers (AIPP), is a key accredited photographer for Red Bull Content Pool and leading photographer at Nitro Circus Live.

Past assignments have varied from high-end studio and commercial imagery to editorial documentary projects in the remote Patagonian wilderness and the jungles of Papua New Guinea. Camera packs have been hauled on big mountain skiing projects in New Zealand’s glaciated Mt Cook region to Cliff Diving in the remote Kimberly region of outback Australia and natural history imagery of New Caledonia’s flora, fauna and native history.

Brand driven projects at Harley Davidson, The North Face and Red Bull compliment Watson’s editorial documentary imagery for Australian Geographic Outdoor, Action Asia & Australian Dirt Bike magazines … and many more, with increasing global demand for high-quality imagery seeing recent assignments peak at up to 100 projects a year in 20 countries.

Watson in the brainchild of inciteimages.com, developed from ambitions to offer clients a collection of professionals to fulfil demand for superior photography services and coverage of their projects. Since inception, inciteimages.com has been commissioned for a plethora of assignments ranging in size, scope and budget, from international tourism campaigns to coordinating still photography coverage of large-scale events.

Mark Watson more often than not heads up the ‘incite team’, whether it be a sole photography venture or an entire stills production crew.

Watson continues to work as the preferred photographer for a number of outdoor and adventure sport clients as well as pursuing his own freelance photography and photojournalism projects.