Drew Hopper is Australian based travel, documentary and editorial photographer specialising in Australia and Asia-Pacific region. Captivated by the diversity of cultures, people and environment, Drew ventures far and wide to capture pictures that define his experiences with the vision that they will impact and inspire an audience in a way individual to each viewer.
Drew’s curiosity for different ways of living have influenced the desire to travel to new and unfamiliar territories. With a talented eye, he captures stunning images and works with humility, respect and a light footprint. Drew is a regular contributor to Australian Geographic, covering assignments throughout Australia. He also regularly contributes to Australian Photography magazine writing articles and judges monthly contests, and has work featured in numerous travel, photography and lifestyle publications worldwide.
In 2016, Drew spent 8 months travelling in India, on assignment to capture images for an Affirmations Publishing House book, released in early 2017. In 2015 he won the ANZANG (Nature Photographer of the Year) in the botanical category. Drew was also shortlisted again in 2016 with his image ‘Mist Shower’.
Enlightenment – A Journey Through India
This sensitively recorded photo book by award-winning photographer, Drew Hopper, Enlightenment – a journey through India captures the spirit, beauty and peace of India. From the dazzling marigold offerings gracing each and every celebration, to the vibrant, intoxicating and overwhelming mix of colour, chaos, people and architecture. Captivating, conscious and transcendental.
What My Clients Say
“It was wonderful to work with Drew on a recent creative project for Affirmations Publishing House. We contracted Drew to capture the spirit of India through his lens for a book to feature in our collection. We launched the stunning book titled ‘Enlightenment – A Journey through India’ in 2017. Drew was a pleasure to work and collaborate with, delivering the most vibrant Photography to bring the ‘Affirmations’ to life in our book ‘Enlightenment’. We are extremely grateful to have worked with Drew on a book that has been so well received and that we are immensely proud of, as should Drew be.”
Julia Ehemann (Production Manager)
Affirmations Publishing House Australia
“Drew Hopper has been a contributor to Australian Photography magazine since 2012, and remains one of our most talented and active writers. His wide photographic skills, spanning landscape, travel and more recently documentary photography, mean he is able to write with authority on a number of different photographic genres. But more importantly, his passion for people and telling stories comes across in everything he does. We feel very lucky to have him as part of the AP team.”
Mike O’Connor (Editor)
Australian Photography Magazine