You have to love someone who’s so excited about their new camera that they immediately post photos of it on Facebook.
Writer: Megan Spencer – Photographs: David Field
Just as he’s torn open the cardboard box, packaging foam spilling out, under the post: “This come in today”.
That’s Sean Batty for you, one of Bendigo’s most inspired and enthusiastic young photographers. He’s a busy man, holding down a full-time job at family firm TyrePlus, with a bustling family of three kids under eight.
You’d think he wouldn’t have much time to talk photography, let alone take the hundreds of photos he does, often on a weekly basis. But talking to Sean you’ll find the conversation inevitably wends its way back to his passion, swiftly traversing everything from favorite locations and his beloved “gadgets”, to the challenges of digital gear and his aspirations towards fine art photography.