Fighting for a better shot: framing women in sport

Deakin intern Felicity Smith takes a closer look at the gendered framing of women’s sport after Austrian rock climber Johanna Färber was shot inappropriately, again. While competing at the Women’s semi-final in Moscow this year, a lingering shot of Austrian rock climber Johanna Färber’s behind was broadcast live across the world, as well as in …

How one photo summed up my World Cup experience

In the latest By The White Line Diaries, Rachel takes us to the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup and the moment that defined her experience. The final whistle blew, and the American players celebrated, as Dutch players dropped to the ground. After shooting the initial reactions, I made my way around the pitch for the …

Profiling Kelly Defina

Continuing our profiles of women in sports photography, Siren’s Deakin University intern Brielle Quigley introduces us to photographer Kelly Defina. After starting her career in fashion, Kelly Defina swapped runways for muddy fields and long, hot days spent courtside anticipating when the magic would happen, and magic it is. With an uncanny ability to read …