Pamela Martin is a multi‐award winning international Photo Journalist. From covering dramatic political events in East Timor to capturing the exotic underwater world that lies in the depths of the Pacific Ocean, Pamela has established herself as a creative and much sought after international freelance photographer who prides herself on her creativity and photographic sensitivity.
Pamela is well published in the media with her photo journalistic expertise supporting important editorial and features stories in The Sydney Morning Herald, The Melbourne Age, The Guardian, The Star, ABC Online and The Irish Times.
Her most recent awards include: Australian Institute of Professional Photography Science and Environment category 2010‐2013 and The United Nations, Biodiversity Competition, Overall Portfolio Winner for 2010 and a Multi‐Award Winning Photographer in Australian Institute of Professional Photography awards.
Pamela currently works as Feature Editor for Ocean Geographic and is a freelance photographer for Getty Images. In this prestigious role she has covered the 2012 Presidential and Parliamentary elections of East Timor and the 2013 Catastrophic Australian Bushfires. Other highlights of her career include working as an official United Nations photographer, covering President Jose Ramos Horta’s last weeks in office and shooting the Presidential Portrait for President Taur Matan Ruak. She has covered a range of stories for Fairfax, Reuters, Australian Associated Press and Ocean Geographic.
Her love of the ocean and diving has seen Pamela specialise in underwater photography documenting the Humpback Whale populations of the South Pacific, the Sperm Whale population of the Azores and Shark populations of the Galapagos and Coco’s Islands. Her expertise in this niche field has seen Pamela’s stills published in Ocean Geographic and videography work published in the David Suzuki Force of nature DVD box set.
Pamela is an active conservationist supporting the development of the Australian Marine Parks, Whale conservation in the Southern Oceans, the protection of Borneo Rainforest, Orangutan Sanctuary and worldwide shark conservation.