Accepted into the Australian Institute of Sport at the age of 16, Simon spent the years 1984-1992 representing Australia at swimming, where he went on to achieve great success both in Australia and at many competitions around the world. This career culminated in his participation at the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, Korea.
Towards the end of his swimming career Simon developed a passion for photography, which took him again overseas, firstly Europe, where he began working as a photographic assistant in several countries.
By 1996 Simon had moved to New York where he gained professional work with American and European magazines.
After 5 years and several notable commissions, he moved back to Sydney directly after the events of September 11.
In the last 10 years Simon has established himself as one of Australia and Asia’s top fashion and portrait photographers his work featuring in leading magazines and advertising campaigns for BONDS, DAVENPORT, LOVABLE, MYER, JOCKEY, RIP CURL, OMEGA, JUST JEANS, PANTENE, L’OREAL, NIKON, and other global brands.
Simon is known for his local and international celebrity portraiture – having photographed Christy Turlington, Renee Zellweger, Cate Blanchett, Milla Jovavich, Cindy Crawford, Eva Longoria, Fergie, Hayden Christensen, Naomi Watts, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and many other instantly recognisable faces.
|CREAM||FASHION QUARTERLY||FINANCIAL REVIEW|
|GOOD WEEKEND||HARPER’S BAZAAR AUSTRALIA||HARPER’S BAZAAR MALAYSIA|
|HARPER’S BAZAAR SINGAPORE||INSTYLE||INSTYLE UK|
|KAREN||MADISON||MARIE CLAIRE UK|
|PAGES ONLINE||SUNDAY MAGAZINE||SUNDAY STYLE|
|SYDNEY MAGAZINE||VOGUE AUSTRALIA||VOGUE RUSSIA|
|VOGUE SPAIN||WHO MAGAZINE|
|ANNA COLE||BANJO & MATILDA||BARDOT|
|CHARLIE BROWN||COTTON ON||COZI|
|FOREVER NEW||GLOSS||GLUE STORE|
|HAYMAN ISLAND||JACQUI E||JOCKEY|
|MODEL CO||MOJEH JEWELLERY||MOVEMBER|
|PORTMANS||QANTAS MAG||RIP CURL|
|SYCON||SYDNEY SANDAL CO.||TARGET|
|ABBEY LEE KERSHAW||ALYSSA SUTHERLAND||ANDREW UPTON|
|ANTHONY MUNDINE||ASHLEY HART||CADEL EVANS|
|CATE BLANCHETT||CATHY FREEMAN||CHEYENNE TOZZI|
|CHRISTY TURLINGTON||CINDY CRAWFORD||COCA ROCHA|
|DANIEL MCPHERSON||DANNII MINOGUE||DAVID MAV|
|DELTA GOODREM||EVA LONGORIA||FERGIE|
|FIRASS DIRANI||HAYDEN CHRISTENSEN||IAN THORPE|
|JENNIFER HAWKINS||JESSICA HART||JESSICA MAUBOY|
|JODI GORDON||JOEL MADDEN||MICHAEL CLARKE|
|MICHELLE BRIDGES||MICK FANNING||MILLA JOVOVICH|
|MIRANDA KERR||MISCHA BARTON||NAOMI WATTS|
|NICOLE WARNE||RENEE ZELLWEGER||ROSIE HUNTINGTON WHITELEY|
|SALLY FITZGIBBONS||SARAH JESSICA PARKER||SHAUN WHITE|
|SHAYNEY WATSON||STEPHANIE GILMORE||TERESA PALMER|