Event photography does require blending in with the crowd to a certain extend. This year’s banking summit however had some other special requirements and I am not talking about the dress codes per se. Of course there is little suspense left to the introduction when the headline of the post already gave it away. And the chances are that the Covid 19 crisis is going to be on our minds for a very long time. The face mask and glove requirements did proof tricky as it was just impossible to buy face masks at the time. The toilet paper hording was a well documented social trend but I was learning quickly that face mask were in acute shortage too. It just illustrates that no job is like the other in photography. With lots of persistency I finally found one…

Covid 19 ended up being central subject to all speakers and it was interesting to listen to all the experts elaborating. Apart from all the CEO’s of the major banks a few politicians were invited to speak about the current crisis. The small make shift tv studio at Deloitte’s in Melbourne was managed with care to enable the speakers to go about their business with social distancing in mind whilst I did my best to come up with as many different angles and crops to capturing the speakers.
2020-05-05T17:38:48+10:00