Scott Leggo is a highly regarded Master of Photography. He is recognised as one of Australia’s leading wilderness and landscape photographers and is the recipient of over 80 international and Australian awards. A passionate outdoorsman, Scott is driven by a love of travel and the adventure of getting to great locations to photograph scenes in stunning light and sharing the beauty of nature with others. Scott’s photographs are often the result of his patient pursuit to capture unique scenes and moments that sustain his love of wilderness. Whether it be camped out in remote locations enduring the depths of a winter snow storm or in the thick of a tropical rainforest, Scott always looks to immerse himself in the environment he shoots. In turn Scott captures the true heart and soul of a location, evident in all his images.
With a true talent for photographing the landscape in all its beauty, Scott travels extensively to bring the beauty that he sees into homes and offices the world over. Some of Scott’s best images are featured in his award winning limited edition print collection. These premium quality limited edition photographic prints are sought after by individuals, businesses and collectors alike with Scott’s prints gracing the walls of homes and offices the world over, transforming the feeling of many a public and private space.
Such is the allure of Scott’s work that his images have been published widely, both in Australia and overseas, in leading magazines, newspapers, calendars and other publications with Scott and his images also featuring on prime time television programs. Scott’s pre eminent photographic skills have also been recognised by his peers, having received over 80 awards in International and Australian competitions. In 2012 Scott was awarded the coveted title of ‘Master of photography’ by the prestigious Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP). He was awarded the 2011 Epson ACT Professional Photographer of the Year and was a finalist in the 2011 International Loupe Awards. Scott’s eye for detail and ability to create works of art by capturing the mood of a location are all elements of his multi award winning formula.
Prior to pursuing photography, Scott had a career as an Officer in the Royal Australian Air Force, during which time he served on operations abroad. He has brought the discipline, attention to detail, meticulous planning and overseas experience gained during this previous career to his photography. Additionally, Scott’s lifelong interest and involvement in various aspects of international civil and military aviation has enabled Scott to concurrently direct this enthusiasm to aviation photography. The result is photographic images that capture the fun, energy and excitement that is flying.
In addition to his photography, Scott is passionate about living life and protecting the environment. As a result of his travels and his life experiences, Scott is a strong advocate of more sustainable living and the contribution individuals and businesses can all make to a better world. Where possible Scott uses his photography to bring attention to environmental issues and to help education and conservation efforts in this regard.