Rodney Dekker is a photographer and video producer who documents environmental and social justice issues.
Introduced to photography towards completion of his Masters in International Development and Environmental Analysis, he joined two passions, art and the environment. He has focused on the human aspect of climate change in Asia Pacific.
His most recent work explores these impacts in Bangladesh, published by ABC 360 Documentaries and in the South Pacific, commissioned by Oxfam Australia and published by ABC News & Australian Geographic.
His photos have appeared in various newspaper and magazine publications, including; The Toronto Star, The Jakarta Post, Asian Geographic, South China Morning Post, Australian Geographic, The Age, Sydney Morning Herald, Weekend Australian Magazine and in many book publications including; Beyond Reasonable Drought, The Water Dreamers and Australia’s Wild Weather.
Dekker has been a finalist of Reportage, UN Media Peace Awards, Moran Photographic Prize, and the International Photography Awards and was selected for the Eddie Adams Workshop USA.
Dekker’s work is held in the National Library of Australia and in the state libraries of Victoria, Queensland and South Australia.
He is represented by Obscura Photos and is a member of MAP Group.