Know the Artist

On the ground, or under the ocean, Shane Batham is one of Australia’s world-class photographers and videographers.

Shane Batham

Shane is well known for his brilliant captures that grab attention worldwide; He opened his own gallery in 2007 and now sends his images all over the world, in various mediums. Complimenting with his passion to bring something fresh to the table, his unique angles and perspectives will leave you stunned every time.

His Gallery, based in Airlie Beach Australia, exhibits some of his exceptional work, which is available in prints and Acrylic Ice Mounts & various framed options. His work is popular, and his imagery adorns many private homes and exclusive Hotel resorts.

His incredible Panoramic Images are captured with Medium format Fuji Velvia film in a 3:1 aspect ratio; vivid colours are amazing, combined with breath taking views. In his opinion, the “Film is not dead! “ he still uses medium format film (fuji velvia) as he loves the ‘one shot one moment ‘ opportunity, the colours and depth is second to none, the beauty of this film is unmatched in Shanes humble opinion.

Know the Artist

Shane also doubles as a writer has produced various book titles like “Whitsundays” and “Living Reef”, In the very near future Shane will have his children’s books released, “Little Harvey an Undersea Oddysea” and “ Bella & Anouk an Arctic Adventure”, these books suit children and adults alike will also enjoy their content & messages.

A corporation with international artists will be a new big project coming soon, an exciting opportunity for Shane to take his work a bit further.

Shane has lived in Arlie Beach for over 30 years and knows the importance of respecting the environment around him. Shane has an impressive Scuba Diving history spanning over 3 decades and operated a Live-aboard dive boat out into the remote Coral Sea atolls and the Great Barrier Reef and various Southern Queensland locations. Shane has also dived other South Pacific locations, Fiji, Papua New Guinea Kimbe Bay, Cook Islands, Thailand.

Shane has logged over 2500 dives and escorted international photo journalists for many years from Australia & Overseas, learning from the best in the underwater photography field.