Stephen Dupont as an official photographer for the Australian War Memorial, Solomon Islands 2003, interviewed by Ian Affleck

Place Africa: Rwanda
Accession Number S03248
Collection type Sound
Measurement 2 hr 2 min
Object type Oral history
Physical description digital audio tape (DAT); maxell R-125DA; stereo; 48kHz; 16 bit
Maker Dupont, Stephen
Affleck, Ian
Australian War Memorial
Brassell, Bill
Date made 10 March 2004
Access Open
Conflict Period 2000-2009
Copying Provisions Copy provided for personal non-commercial use
Description

Dupont speaks of his background and early interest in photography; photographers who have influenced him; his career as a photojournalist, including trips to cover the Vietnamese withdrawal from Cambodia (1989), civil war in Sri Lanka (1990), civil war in Angola (1993), and Rwanda genocide (1994); the development of his photographic technique; awards he has won; his return to Australia in 2000; his decision to accept the Memorial commission; experiences as an official photographer; his relationship with the Australian military forces; observations on the relationship between Australian forces and the local people; taking panoramic photographs; black-and-white versus colour photography.

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