Nilla Palmer

When not travelling to far-flung countries experiencing what she loves, travel and photography, Nilla Palmer lives in Brisbane, Australia and works as a Technical Writer and Freelance Photographer. Relocating to Italy for a while, Nilla is working on expanding her travel portfolio.
Nilla’s intrigue with photography started at a young age with a 110mm film camera. The images that resulted from this tiny box, created an addiction and passion. Working in an Old Time studio, shooting portraits on an old Hasselblad flatbed camera, saw Nilla photographing individuals and groups of up to 20 and more in period costume. This experience taught Nilla a symbiotic relationship with people and the camera.

With a lust to travel, Nilla donned her first backpack at an early age and spent a year backpacking around the world, which cemented her passion for photography and travel. Striving to experience and capture a great part of the world for all to enjoy, Nilla hopes her images inspire people to venture further than the security of their own home!

“As a travel photographer, capturing the essence of a candid moment is my passion and strive for images that etch in people’s minds.”

Award Winner
Photo of the Day

Camera Gears

Nikon D600, Canon EOS 550D CMOS APS-C Digital SLR
Lenses: Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS; Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS S; Nikkor 28-300mm lens 1:3.5-5.6G;
Carl Zeiss 70-210mm f4.5-5.6; Minolta 35-80mm f4-5.6; Sigma 28-70mm f3.5-4.5.
Film: Minolta X300; Minolta Dynax 500SI; Canon EOS 750.
Film & Slide Scanner: Epson V700 Photo

Best Achievements, Educational Background, and Exhibition

1st Place | Photo of the Month | 53rd Month
1st Place | Photo of the Month | 49th Month
3rd Place | Photo of the Month | 39th Month
3rd Place | Photo of the Month | 33rd Month
3rd Place | Photo of the Month | 29th Month
2nd Place | Photo of the Month | 28th Month
1st Place | Photo of the Month | 23rd Month
Light & Composition Top 100 Photographers
Silver Award | Travel Category | Ascent – Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP) Queensland Awards, 2013
Silver Award | Travel Category | Opposites Attract – Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP) Queensland Awards, 201

Photography Masterclass Magazine (August 2016)
Global Art Agency Magazine (2012)
Trevisan International Art – Little Treasures (2013)

Solo Exhibition
Image Earth Photographic Exhibition – Travel & Street Photography, Brisbane, Australia (2014)

Group Exhibitions
GUSH: ARTISTS ARTShow Brisbane, Australia (2016)
One Life 2013 Digital Group Show, Long Island, New York (2014)
Healthy Communities’ Fundraiser Art Exhibition, Brisbane, Australia (2013)
Little Treasures, Bologna, Italy (2013)
Online Galerij, Netherlands (2013)
Global Art Agency Exhibition, Amsterdam, Netherlands (2012)
MulticulturArt Exhibition, Shoreditch, London (2012)

Some of Nilla Palmer’s Most Popular Award Achievements

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