Video is an upskill not a compromise for photographers

Photographer Hugh Hamilton shares his journey adding video to his arsenal of skills and reveals how that expanded his career.

‘Careers come in many shapes and sizes,’ said photographer Hugh Hamilton during a recent Head On Spotlight session, a series of live discussions with acclaimed photographers who share insights on their practice.

He continued: ’If I was offered a job I always wanted to see if I could do it, and for the past 10 years I’ve been telling people that the correct answer to almost every question is ”yes, I can do that.”

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Celina Lei is an arts writer and editor at ArtsHub. She acquired her M.A in Art, Law and Business in New York with a B.A. in Art History and Philosophy from the University of Melbourne. She has previously worked across global art hubs in Beijing, Hong Kong and New York in both the commercial art sector and art criticism. Most recently she took part in drafting NAVA’s revised Code of Practice - Art Fairs. Celina is based in Naarm/Melbourne.