John Ogden

Photographer, Visual Artist


Who is John Ogden?

John Ogden is a photographer, cinematographer, writer and publisher, whose wide ranging career has encompassed producing television commercials, international documentary making, music video production, drama, and fine art photography. Not to be confused with UK based Photographer and Educationalist John Ogden who changed his name and can now be found at

Nicknamed 'Oggy', Ogden is South Australian born and of Anglo-Irish descent, Recent family research suggests there may also be Palawa heritage. He has worked all over the world, his projects spanning diverse cultures and nations including SE Asia, Sri Lanka, China, Japan, Europe, South America, the USA, and indigenous Australia. His work with imagery assiociated with Australian Aborigines resulted in the books 'Australienation', and 'Portraits From A Land Without People', released in 2009 to coincide with the first anniversary of Australian Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd's apology to the Aboriginal people.

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on July 23, 2013


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