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 …

Serendipity: the first time I photographed the Matildas

In only her fifth match photographing football, Rachel Bach was given the assignment to shoot her first Matildas game. Read about that life changing day. It was June 2016, and I was four games into my photography career. My weekends were carefully planned out, trying to balance both photographing and playing football. There were days …

Profiling By the White Line: photographer Rachel Bach

I remember the first time I met Rachel Bach. I attended the book launch event for ‘Never Say Die: The Hundred-Year Overnight Success of Australian Women’s Football’ by Lee McGowan and Fiona Crawford late last year at Heidelberg United FC in Melbourne. The event was expertly hosted by the amazing Helen Tyrikos, Heidelberg United FC’s …