Dean Saffron is an Australian based freelance documentary photographer / filmmaker, with a solid international portfolio spanning both commercial projects and aid work. Dean is equally at home in the realms of photojournalism and has also enjoyed the transition into visual narratives which have resulted in numerous International film festival accolades.
Dean has enjoyed five solo exhibitions, three collective exhibitions and his eye care images were used to open the World Congress of Optometry in South Africa.
Dean’s work has appeared in numerous publications including : The New York Times; National Geographic Traveller (China) ; Geographical ; The Australian Geographic ; Black & White Magazine ; German Stern. de ; The New Internationalist White Horses ; The Examiner; The Griffith Review ; The Sydney Morning Herald; The Australian ; The Australian Broadcasting Commission ; AP & AAP Newswires and Corbis images to name a few.
Dean’s success may be attributed to respecting the responsibility of being a global citizen, appreciating the privilege of being invited into people’s lives and an insight into the impact of sharing such moments captured through the lens.