Photographer — Tahiti, French Polynesia
Born in Sydney in 1968, Tim McKenna is a leading figure in action sports photography. He has inspired his generation by revealing the sheer beauty of the elements through some of the most spectacular scenes and performances. Tim, a nomad at heart, has been travelling the globe for the last 20 years, creating countless covers and stories for over 40 specialised sports publications, mainstream magazines and book collections. With the rise of the riding sports phenomenon, Tim became one of the first crossover photographers, excelling in many different areas, from all the different ocean water sports. He has also produced many catalogues and advertising campaigns for prestigious names such as Oxbow, Air Tahiti Nui and American Express. He still tours the world but is now based with his wife and son on the island of Tahiti striving to capture the magic of the Polynesian islands and people.