Freelance Gear List:
- Black Magic Pocket 6k Cinema Camera and Underwater Camera housing
- Sony A7RIII 35mm and Underwater Camera housing
- DJI Mavic Pro 2 drone
- DJI Ronin M gimbal
- a range of Zeiss, Sony, Sigma and Canon prime lenses
- Audio equipment including shotgun mics, radio lapels, audio mixer, boom poles and stands.
- Mobile lighting equipment for stills and motion including 3 portable studio strobes and 2 continuous Apreture lights as well as a range of light modifiers and stands.
- Underwater Camera Operator
- Camera operator with skills in handheld rigs, shoulder rigs, gimbals, tripods and dollys
- Drone operator
- Colour grading
- Sound recording
- 2D animation
Bachelor of Digital Media – 2015 University of Wollongong
PADI Scuba Instructor – 2017
TDI DECOMPRESSION DIVER – 2017
A marine campaign film for the Save Batemans Sanctuaries ongoing marine campaign. Directed, DOP and edit by Aristo Risi
A music video for Tired Girl’s Anymore. Directed by Tired Girl and Aristo Risi. DOP and Edit by Aristo Risi.
Sony Alpha Awards
White Flesh Shines, Sulawesi. Captured whilst freediving in the Togean Islands, 2018. Winning image in the Seascape category in the 2019 Sony Alpha Awards. PRESS LINK
The Nature Conservancy Awards
Her Majesty. Captured whilst free diving off Bass Point, NSW in 2017. 1 of 3 winning images in the water category of The Nature Conservancy 2018 international nature photography competition. Press Link 1 Press Link 2
“I started documenting marine plastic in 2017. I was on a mission to capture marine life, but I was distracted by the frequency I encountered plastic in the ocean. Without fail, it was there floating, dancing in the light, mimicking life; a truly haunting beauty.”