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Michael Vettas   [save as a favorite?]
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Image © 2008, michael vettas photoraphy || BATHURST, AUSTRALIA - October 12, Team Vodafone 888's Craig Lowndes and Jamie Wincup on their way to victory at the V8Supercars Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 on October 12, 2008 (Photo by
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Michael Vettas: Owner: michael vettas photography
Address: Sydney, NSW 2204, Australia
Phone: 61295909696
Fax: 61295909696
Michael Vettas's Message: Professional Sports Photogapher from Sydney Australia.

Michael is a well rounded, diverse, hard working and talented photographer from Sydney, with
experience in all facets of the industry with a focus on sport. With extensive experience in AFL,
Baseball, Basketball, Cricket, Cycling, Gymnastics, Hockey, Motorsport, Mountain Biking, Netball,
Tennis, Triathlons and Adventure Sports he can draw from a rich tapestry of ideas to
contribute to your project. Michael can work in and around all situations both on and off the
field. Combining his professional photography and business background with Michael's people
skills, he is an asset to any firm.
He has travelled the country covering sporting events for national magazines, organising bodies
and charities, his work has been published regularly in national motorsport magazines, used in
reports for major sporting organisations and on a weekly basis for his AFL coverage in a number of newspapers in and around Sydney. His Client list is varied and covers a large number
of professional and amateur sports.

Michael's passion is Rally Photography, he has been covering the Australian Rally Championship
and travelling around Australia for five years as a series photographer, he is also the current
Honda Australia Rally Team Photographer. His other passions are AFL and Tennis, however the
love of sports has taken him everywhere. He is the official photography for the AFL Sydney
League and has been since 2008. He is also the official photographer for the Sydney Hills
Eagles Football Club.
Michael has shot events such at the Australian Rally Championship, World Rally Championship,
Samsung International Hockey Tournament, Medibank International Tennis, NBL, WNBL, Sydney
AFL League, ANZ Netball Championship, V8 Supercars, Gymnastics Australia Nationals, NSW
Hockey Championships, Sydney Marathon, Adventure Sports such as the Mud Run, The Valley
Stampede, Urbanatholon, Mont 24hr, Capital Punishment, Convict 100 and the Weetbix Kids
Triathlon series to name a few.
Michael has also worked for LTD for four years as a professional dealership
photographer covering some of sydney's most prestigeous car dealerships.
His client list includes:
Express Publications, Express Motoring Group, Fast Fours and Rotaries, Hot4s, Street Machine,
Auto Salon Magazine, Motorsport News, Auto Action, The Mini Experience, RallySport Mag, ACP
Magazines, Autofan Media, Fairfax Digital, Autotrader, Circlework Magazine, The Western
Australian, Barossa Valley Times.
Mini Racing Australia, DSA Motorsport, Active RallySport, Sachs Rally Team, Busselton Subaru
Rally Team, Proton Australia, Western Australia Sporting Car Club, Targa West, Team Mitsubishi
Ralliart Australia, Honda Australia Rally Team, Neal Bates Motorsport.
Bathurst Regional Council, Kidney Health Australia, Festival of Sports Cars, Hyundai Australia,
Honda Australia, Hertz Australia, Telstra, Isuzu Australia, North Shore Autogroup.
AFL NSW/ACT, Australian Baseball Federation, AFL, Basketball Australia, Cricket NSW, Gymnastics
Australia, Hockey NSW, Netball Australia, Tennis Australia, Tennis NSW.

Willing to travel as long as expenses are covered or part of the overall contract.

I am not available for work in August 2013/14 due to existing contract work.
Last Update: 1979 days ago
Member Since: 10.19.2008

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The images below are from the portfolio of Michael Vettas. They are presented here for your viewing pleasure. These images may not be used elsewhere and are protected by copyright. To see these images, click on the icon and you will see a much larger image.
1 "Team Vodafone's 888 on their way to victory"
BATHURST, AUSTRALIA - October 12, Team Vodafone 888's Craig Lowndes and Jamie Wincup on their way to...
2 "Crocker leaps to victory"
CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - May 10, Cody Crocker of Team Motorimage leaps through the forest stage on Day ...
3 "Garth Tander and Mark Skaife celebrate their win"
PHILLIP ISLAND, AUSTRALIA - September 14, (L to R) Garth Tander and Mark Skaife of Toll Holden Racin...
4 "Numercial order plays a hige roll"
BATHURST, AUSTRALIA - October 11, Toll Holden Racing Team's Car #1 and #2 appear out of grey clouds ...
5 "Nike MOYA"
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - January 09, Carlos Moya of Spain during his match against Agustin Calleru of Arg...
6 "Fried egg Volley"
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - January 10, Justin Henin plays a forehand volley in her win against Anna Ivanovi...
7 "A mouth full of a shot "double handed slice backhand""
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - January 09, Jelena Jankovic (pictured) hits a double handed slice backhand winne...
8 "heaven help me"
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - January 07, James Blake (pictured) of the United States looks to the heavens in ...
9 "Eyes on the ball"
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - June 08, Ben Rogers of the AFL Sydney Representative side keeps his eye on the b...
10 "reach for the light"
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - August 2, UNSW/Eastern Suburbs star David Coupe reaches high for the ball agains...

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