Christian Sprogoe

Mining and Industrial Photography

An exclusive talk with renowned photographer Christian Sprogoe, a long established specialist in mining and industrial photography based in Perth, Western Australia. Join him for his talk, “28 Years in 30 Minutes of Mining and Industrial Photography.”

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Join us at PhotoLive Expo 2024 for an exclusive talk with renowned photographer Christian Sprogoe, a long established specialist in mining, industrial and energy photography based in Perth, Western Australia. With 28 years of experience behind the camera on mine sites and industrial locations, and a well supported respect for his work by a wide variety of both Australian and multinational companies, Christian’s commissions and collaborations have taken him across 5 continents.

Christian’s remarkable work has been recognised within the engineering industry by multiple awards, including National engineering photographer of the year. His work has also received a Gold award at the Melbourne Design Awards for corporate branding and he has exhibited at the Head On Photo festival in Sydney.

Christian has a passion for indigenous cultures that has seen collaborations on several published hard cover books about Pilbara indigenous concerns. He is a keen advocate of renewable energy and has travelled to Denmark and Iceland over the past 12 months documenting renewable energy projects.

He holds an Advanced Diploma in the Applied Science of Photography and his business Csfoto was born after transitioning from a previous career, also in mining that began in the early 1980’s.  

In his 30-minute talk, titled “28 Years in 30 Minutes of Mining and Industrial Photography,” Christian will share insights and stories from his extensive career, detailing the challenges and rewards of creating art in remote and industrial settings. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from one of Australia’s leading photographers and gain invaluable insights into the world of mining and industrial photography.


Christian Sprogoe is an established Australian commercial photographer working predominantly in the mining and industrial sectors and in recent years renewables. Christian is regularly commissioned for assignments throughout regional and remote Australia.  Larger projects have taken him across five continents over 3 decades. He’s passionate about his work and thrives on bringing something new to each assignment by exploring the finer details in a subject or location. He says of his industrial commissions, “It is a rare and real pleasure to be given the opportunity to create art from circumstances and in places where art does not often rank as a priority.” – Christian Sprogoe

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