Jon Reid is a Newcastle NSW based architectural, commercial & corporate photographer shooting high quality work for clients including architects, creative agencies, small businesses along with large corporations and civic entities.

Jon maintains a connection to his editorial past by shooting portraits for magazines such as Art Collector & Smith Journal

To enquire about a commission please get in touch.


In 2009, Jon travelled to Nepal with the Fred Hollows Foundation to document their ongoing work eradicating preventable blindness.

Photographs from Jon's personal documentary projects are held by The National Library of AustraliaThe State Library of New South Wales & the Australian National Maritime Museum

In 2011, Jon self-published Predominantly Orange, a book of photographs from his documentation of the ubiquitous safety-cone.

Jon is currently working on Apocalypse Now: In response to anxiety. This project is being printed in platinum/palladium from original 5x7" negatives.


  • Finalist 2017 National Photographic Portrait Prize
  • Finalist 2016 CLIP Award for new landscape photography
  • Finalist 24th Muswellbrook Photographic Award (2014)
  • Finalist portrait category for the 2012 (inaugural) Kennedy Awards 
  • Shortlisted in the 2008 & 2009 Head On portrait prize.
  • Highly Commended Daily Life/Feature category for the 2008 Walkley Awards
  • Finalist Art and About Sydney 2006

David Kidston - HACK Architecture

Jon's is meticulous in his work to create remarkable images. 

James Cottam - Picture Editor

[Jon] can shoot creatively, efficiently and to brief. He can work under the intense time constraints that newspapers present and yet provide calm, simple and memorable images. His professionalism never flags and his photography speaks for itself.

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