Rennie Ellis - one of the most prolific and talented photographers in the genres of Australian social and documentary photography. His shots he teased and excited the public imagination. After the death of the photographer in 2003 left more than half a million images covering more than three decades.
Mark Reynolds "Renny" Ellis - copywriter, sailor, lecturer, broadcaster and photographer who has published 17 photo books. He is relying on his intuition, sought to capture on film moments, lets look at the human condition. Critics make the work of Ellis important social and historical significance.
In our selection of photos Rennie Ellis, included in the album "Decadence," "Gay Pride", "Life - is the beach", "Famous and infamous," "Outside of Australia" and other collections.
For over 30 years the desire to document the characteristics of human behavior led him around the world. Ellis photographed the carnival in Rio de Janeiro with all its extroverted sexuality did backstage pictures of the famous Kirov Ballet, lost in the bazaars of Marrakech, sailed on the Ganges, visited on the edge of the Simpson Desert among the dust and flies on cattle stations in Shanghai. He was welcomed in the White House and exhibited from the Moulin Rouge.
As they say, the desire to save is the basis of all art. To the question: "How do you assess your own pictures is an art - Socialist Realism, photojournalism or condescending naturalistic depiction of real life" - Ellis said quote pioneer of American photography of Alfred Stieglitz: "The art or not art, it is not essential - I continue my way, searching own truth, always claiming the present day. "