July 8th, 2015 by Adrian

The Reveal..   I recently had the pleasure of spending time with, and photographing Tim Cahill for his upcoming autobiography “Legacy”. I shot the images on film using my old rolleiflex camera. The book is due for release in November. I can’t wait.   The Cover… The assistant…


July 8th, 2015 by Adrian

Anthony Horowitz.   Sydney Writers Festival 2015. My once a year treat to myself. No clients, no hair, no makeup. Just me and them, some conversation, daylight and my rolleiflex. Bliss…     Ben Okri Abdi Abden Alan Cumming Amit Chaudhury Anthony Horowitz Asne Seierstad Assaf Gavron Atul Gawande Ali Cobby Eckerman


May 13th, 2015 by Adrian

Jim Bateman & Alexandra Taylor (Pic – Sir Patrick Gordon Taylor)   Got all nostalgic and spent most of Anzac day shooting portraits on an old Leica M6 I bought about 20 years ago. …Some of the film I used was even older! I’d forgotten how lovely grain was   Paula Prats (Photo – Bernard [...]

Lest We Forget…

April 17th, 2015 by Adrian

I’ve just finished working on this lovely set of portraits courtesy of Archibald Williams, for the Herald Sun’s “Centenary of ANZAC” campaign. I photographed children from around Australia reflecting proudly on the service of their ancestors ahead of the 100th Anzac Day on April 25. It was very moving. Creatively directed by the talented Mr [...]

Back to basics

April 14th, 2015 by Adrian

Ahhh…this takes me back! Eighties studio lighting and south light. You cant beat it!    

Thrill Face!

April 14th, 2015 by Adrian

Just shot this campaign for Qantas. It was quite the production. Always nice to see one’s work up in lights! …All shot in camera.    

Happy Mardi Gras Sydney!

April 14th, 2015 by Adrian

Shot this sweet little poster campaign for Vic’s Meats just prior to the Mardi Gras. Very apt! Creatively directed by the very talented Mr Paul Fenton at YOLO    

Year 12, going out in style…

December 15th, 2014 by Adrian


Archival, limited edition prints now available…

November 15th, 2014 by Adrian

A selection of some of my favourite images are now available to purchase as limited edition prints. Hand printed on double weight, fibre based photographic paper using the traditional silver gelatine process. All prints are signed, numbered and dated on the reverse. For more info, please visit adriancookgallery.com  

A day in the life…

August 8th, 2014 by Adrian

It was more like a week to be honest. I documented the day to day routine of nursing staff in Sydney and rural NSW on behalf of Clemenger BBDO. The images were used in a recruitment campaign for Nursing NSW. Underpaid and overworked I recon.  God love em…