Bio / Contact

Australian photojournalist, Asanka Brendon Ratnayake (b.1984) started his career at the respected Sunday Leader Newspaper in Colombo, Sri Lanka in 2010. Since then he has specialised in news, sport and reportage throughout Asia and Australia.

Melbourne photojournalist Asanka Brendon Ratnayake.

He regularly works with The New York Times, Agence France-Presse, Associated Press, Getty Images and Reuters and in the past worked on assignment for The Washington Post, ESPN, Al Jazeera, The Sunday Times, NRC Handelsblad and The Telegraph.

Having built the foundation of his career working in the demanding and unpredictable Asian region; Asanka has established a reputation as an attentive, ethical and diligent reporter with the versatility and experience suited for International news publications and agencies.

He is also an accomplished documentary travel photographer, represented by Lonely Planet/Getty Images.

Asanka Brendon is currently located in his hometown of Melbourne Australia and is available for commissioned editorial, sport, reportage, documentary, humanitarian/NGO & commercial work worldwide. He is also a member of the Frontline Freelance Register.

You can see a sample of his published work and tearsheets

You can contact Melbourne based editorial photographer Asanka Brendon Ratnayake here

When not on assignment Asanka Brendon works as a commercial photographer, using his reportage aesthetic in commercial photographic and bespoke visual communications projects via his company ABRmedia