Dr Shaun Nykvist is an Academic, Researcher of Digital Pedagogies, Higher Education Teaching and Learning with New and Emerging Technologies, Speaker, Presenter, Photographer, Publisher and Author, Curator of Mannequins and an Open Source / Open-Content advocate.  His photographic work has been awarded and published at both national and international levels where he also presents a number of workshops for those wanting to enhance their own creative skills.  He has been photographing underwater for over 20 years and, as a Dive Instructor, teaching students how to capture a snapshot of the underwater world since 1995.  Shaun has worked extensively throughout Asia and Europe where he can always be seen with a camera of some description.  Some of his photographic projects in Vietnam and Malaysia span over a 10 year period.

Shaun teaches in the are of digital pedaogy and visual and media arts education where he encourages his students to embrace their creativity and look at solving problems from a unique perspective.  As an Apple Distinguished Educator, he encourages students to use digital media and mobile devices to support teaching and learning.  Shaun also spends some time looking at ways to better capture video and still photographs from the air using unmanned aerial vehicles.  One of his most asked questions is about which gear he uses for his visual arts and media work.  Shaun is currently using the following devices and cameras (but is not generally restricted to just this list):

  • Sony A7R III (often referred to as Brünhilde by his children)
  • Olympus OM-D E-M5 MII + Nauticam underwater housing + YS-D1 Strobes
  • Panasonic GH4
  • Black Magic Pocket Cinema Camera
  • DJI Mavic Pro/Air Drones (Shaun has a CASA Remote Pilots License)
  • Apple iPhone X
  • Ricoh GR
  • Apple iPad Pro

His main lens for photographing on the street is the Voigtlander 21mm manual focus lens

Much of Shaun’s work is released under a Creative Commons Licence – Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike – CC BY-NC-SA

This licence lets others distribute, remix and build upon the work, but only if it is for non-commercial purposes, they credit the original creator/s (and any other nominated parties) and they license their derivative works under the same terms.  For more information please see http://creativecommons.org.au or contact Shaun.