Photographer - Director of Photography - Editor

Mark Townsend

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I am located in Sydney, Australia...and frequently travelling.

Left Brain

Linear. Analytical. Strategical. Practical. Realistic. Logical.

Right Brain

Passionate. Creative. Sensual. Colourful. Intuitive. Emotional. Visual.

Quality trumps quantity every time.


What do you need? The camera is my tool, ensuring your needs are met is my job.

Visual Problem Solving

What do you want to say?

Videos that connect

Globally, online video traffic will be 55 percent of all consumer Internet traffic in 2016. CISCO

High Resolution Imagery

We remember 80% of what we see compared to 20% of what we read. HP


In this industry everything is due yesterday…luckily I started a day early.

You’re only as good as your last job.


Browse my most recent projects below.

Young Henrys

Young Henrys

  • Video: Online Content

Young Henrys brewery is located in the inner city suburb of Newtown, Sydney. They specialize in high quality craft beer….they’re nice guys too!

5D mkII
SmallHD AC7
24-70mm 2.8
35mm 1.4
50mm 1.2
85mm 1.2
100mm 2.8 Macro
PhilipBloom Pocket Dolly
Rode NTG-3 Shotgun Mic
MPEG Streamclip
Macbook Air 13″

Music “Springish” by Gillicuddy

Produced by Mark Townsend & Dan Hilburn

Thanks to the guys at Young Henrys!



  • Camera: Hasselblad 503, Canon 5DmkII, Leica M9-P

People i’ve met along the way. Friends and strangers, they all have a story.

The Urban Beehive

The Urban Beehive

  • Video: Online Content
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The Urban Beehive exists to support the bee population in Sydney and educate the community on their vital role in the environment.

Canon 5D MKII
35mm 1.4
50mm 1.2
100mm MACRO 2.8
Zacuto Striker with Z-Finder
Macbook Air

“Biplane” by Podington Bear

Produced by Mark Townsend


  • Camera: Canon 5DmkII
Ink & Skin

Ink & Skin

  • Video: Online Content

Meet Tattboy. Passionate about injecting ink into his skin he explains his motivations and beliefs around the art of tattoos.

Adobe – Mike Watt

Adobe – Mike Watt

  • Video: Online Content

Illustrator & artist Mike Watt tells us about his practise as part of Adobe’s latest campaign, ‘I AM THE NEW CREATIVE’.

Artist: Mike Watt

Client: Adobe ANZ

Score: Ryan Papa

DoP/Camera Op/Audio/Editor: Mark Townsend

Adobe – Supervixen

Adobe – Supervixen

Creative duo Dan Bavell & Morten Rowley of SUPERVIXEN tell us about their practise as part of Adobe’s latest campaign, ‘I AM THE NEW CREATIVE’.

Dan Bavell & Morten Rowley

Client: Adobe ANZ

Score: Ryan Papa

DoP/Camera Op/Audio/Editor: Mark Townsend

The Urban Beehive
Young Henrys
  • Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

    Winston Churchill- via Twitter
  • The worst crime is faking it.

    Kurt Cobain via Facebook
  • If it can be written, or thought, it can be filmed.

    Stanely Kubrick via Twitter
  • Beware the barrenness of a busy life.

    Socrates via ICQ
  • A photograph is usually looked at, seldom looked into.

    Ansel Adams via Instagram
  • Negativity is the enemy of creativity.

    David Lynch via Facebook
  • When are you coming round for dinner?

    Mum via Text
  • To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.

    Bruce Lee via LinkedIn
  • I love my jokes.

    Dave Chappelle via Twitter

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