George Fetting | Photographer

sydney, NSW

George Fetting | Photographer

George Fetting

25+ years of portraits, travel and other artistic endeavors, George’s passion, innovation and flair for photography have been praised universally by clients and acknowledged within the industry.

He has seven portraits residing in the permanent collection of the National Portrait Gallery in Canberra including Lee Lin Chin, David Gulpulil and George Gittoes.
George was commissioned for an eighth portrait of Andrew Gaze basketball legend in 2018 to celebrate ‘20/20’ – a suite of arresting portraits commissioned to celebrate the National Portrait Gallery’s 20th year.

A career professional photographer with decades of experience in all facets of creative media shooting for a wide range of leading online & print creative media outlets. These include full time positions on Bauer Media & SMH covering titles include Harpers Bazaar, Rolling Stone, Top Gear, Belle, Good Weekend, Gourmet Traveller, Travel + Leisure to mention a few.
George regularly receives commissions from across the globe and throughout Australia, shooting campaigns for blue chip clients including First State Super, CBA, Harvard Law, Time, Amex, ABC & SBS, Virgin & Qantas, Travel + Leisure, Jacksons Landing, Harpers Bazaar & Belle to name a few.

George received first place in the Australian Travel Photographer of the Year Awards in 2008 and 2011, placed first in the coveted Olive Cotton Portrait Prize in 2007 and received the Director’s Choice Award and Highly Commended the following year.
In 2007 George also achieved double finalist + highly commended in The Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize - Sydney. More recently George achieved Finalist for the $15,000 Ballarat International Foto Biennale Inaugural Martin Kantor Portrait Prize, 2017 and achieved Finalist for the $20,000 Olive Cotton Portrait Prize - Tweed River Art Gallery. As well as Finalist - $25,000 Josephine Uhlrick & Win Schubert Photographic Prize – Gold Coast.

George’s portfolio spans a wide range of genres from editorial, travel, lifestyle, celebrity portraits, and interiors to commercial and corporate work.
George’s key to success is his versatility, and his ability to really connect with the subject to elicit a true portrait.


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