Nyk Sykes

Photographer

Photography

Education (TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute (Ultimo College))(AWARD School)(Australian National University)
Employer Open Colleges
Location Sydney Australia
Website

Dropping out of photography school in 2007 Nyk Sykes has gone to gain awards from New York, London, Paris and Moscow for his work.

Nyk came to photography after a 12 year career in Graphic Design. He initially added photography to his graphic design practice in 2002. Progressively photography became more important until he undertook formal studies from 2006-7.

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Skills

  • Advertising
  • Advertising Design
  • Art Direction
  • Beauty
  • Commercial Photography
  • Design
  • Digital Imaging
  • Fashion
  • Fine Art
  • Functions
  • InDesign
  • Lightroom
  • Marketing
  • Marketing & PR
  • Model Portfolios
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Portfolio

Employers

  • Open Colleges
    Trainer
    2013 - Present

  • Mavrix Photos International
    Principle Photographer, Sydney
    2010 - Present

    Assignments include: Big Day Out music festival; New York Fashion Week; Sydney Fashion Week; Sydney Film Festival

Education

  • TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute (Ultimo College)
    Certificate IV in Photoimaging
    2006 - 2007
  • AWARD School
    Art Directing and Copywriting
    2000 - 2000
  • Australian National University
    Bachelor of Arts
    1977 - 1980

Awards and Achievements

  • Nominee, Black & White Spider Awards

    For black & white photography


    2012
  • Silver, Fine Art, Prix de la Photographie Paris (PX3 Paris Photography Prize)


    2012
  • Finalist, Fine Art - Nude, IPA International Photography Awards


    2011
  • Bronze, Advertising - Beauty, Prix de la Photographie Paris (PX3 Paris Photography Prize)


    2010
  • Silver, Fashion, London Photographic Assoc. (LPA) Awards (LPA)


    2009
  • Semi-Finalist, Hasselblad Masters Award


    2008

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