Biography

Adrian Lander is a commercial photographer living in Melbourne and working throughout Australia. He has over 22 years of experience, beginning in London, LA and then Australia. Starting in the times of dark rooms, 10 x 8 film cameras and elaborate lighting setups has given him the perfect grounding for the photographer he is today.  His work is known for its unique style and diversity and his images have been part of many successful advertising campaigns, books and exhibitions both in Australia and overseas.

Adrian’s awards include: Pink Lady Food Photographer of the year – finalist (2017), Louis Roederer Artistry of Wine Award (2014) for Yeringberg shortfilm, Communication Arts Photography Annual 2010 – Award of Excellence, AWARDS 2006 – Chupa Chups and Defence Force, Cannes Lion 2006 – Gold Winner – Chupa Chups, Young Guns 2005 – Bonze Winner – Chupa Chups, Linden Gallery postcard winner 2005 – Fish Landscape, Shoot the chef Sydney Morning Herald winner 2004, Jacobs Creek Ladle 2003 / bronze, Jacobs Creek Ladle 2004 / bronze, New York Festival – Leonardi advertising (Vivacious), Mobius USA – Gold for Carlton Cold ‘love heart’, The IACP Cookbook Awards – Finalist Banc, Andre Simon Book Prize 1999 – winner Red and White by Max Allen., Glenfiddich Awards 1999 – nominated for photography and design, MADC awards 1998 – nominated for best photography, MADC awards 1999 – nominated for best photography.

Adrian’s personal work has been widely exhibited, including: at Yering station – Red and White (Sept/October 1998), Mitchelton Winery – Selected Wine images from The Australian Magazine (December 1998) , Southgate Melbourne – Cheese Book exhibition (Feb 1999) Melbourne Food & Wine Festival, Domaine Chandon – Permanent exhibition for winery tour (June 2000), Wine Australia – Victorian Winemakers portraits (Sept 2000), ShadowFax – Victorian Winemakers portrait (March 2001), Patrizia Gallery – Weeds (December 2002), Umi Bar – $2 (July 2004), Leica Gallery – Brighton series (2005), Linden Gallery – Postcard Group show (2005), Blender Gallery Canberra series (2007), IFAW Group Exhibiton (2008), Panelpop Gallery – UK Overgrown as part of the Design for Everyone Festival in Melbourne (July 2009), ACP Sydney – Group show Images from Adland (March 2011), S2 Studio – Group show for Charity Auction – Sydney Dogs and Cats Home (May 2011), Changing Lanes – Group show – Bring HeART to the streets (September 2011), Pin-Up Gallery – Material Series group show – WOOD (October 2014), Pin-Up Gallery – Material Series group show – GLASS (November 2013)

Who we care about – we support Médecins Sans Frontières , Amnesty International and the Wilderness Society as well as doing charity jobs through advertising agencies such as RSPCA, Sydney Dogs and Cats Home, Animals Australia and IFAW.

ady