Kenneth (Rick) Stevens @ Sydney NSW
Kenneth (Rick) Stevens
Freelance photographer Rick Stevens, twice winner of the Australian Press Photographer of the Year Award, is a former senior photographer with the Sydney Morning Herald. His assignments for the Herald have included Royal Tours to Australia, Pope Visits to Australia and Papua New Guinea, the coup in Fiji, the Port Arthur massacre, the Bali bombings, the Edinburgh Commonwealth Games and the Olympic Games in both Barcelona and Sydney .The wedding of Mary Donaldson to Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark in Copenhagen in 2004. More recent assignments have included the Torch Relay for the 2006 Asian Games and Beijing Olympics, 2008 and the Pope’s visit to Sydney in 2008.Fifa Fan Fest at Darling Harbour during 2010 World Cup and Sydney Harbour 2010 New Years Eve celebrations for Sydney City. His current clients include Reuters, Taronga Western Plains Zoo, The Lowy Institute, NSW Law Society, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Sydney Olympic Park Authority, Barangaroo Delivery Authority and Chief Executive Women. His photographic awards have included: Named Australian Press Photographer of the Year 1978 and 1988 Runner-up Australian Press Photographer of the Year 1971 and 1991 1st Prize Best News Photo of the Year 1973 Ist Prize Best Sports Photographer of the Year 1986 1st Prize Australian Magazine Photographer of the Year 1988 1st Prize National Press Awards for Photo Sequence 1988 1st Prize National Press Awards for Happy News 1992 1st Prize National Press Awards for Spot News 1992 1st Australian Photo Series Photographer of the Year 1991 Finalist in the 1994 Walkley Awards Best Feature Photograph Finalist 1997 Walkley Awards Best News Photograph A member of a winning team in, Best Application of Journalism to the Print Media 1996 Finalist in the 2004 Walkley Awards for News Photography Winner, Best original photograph in Religious press awards 2008.