Denise Ferris

Snowy Hydro has been measuring snow depth at three locations in the NSW Snowy Mountains since 1954, an invaluable resource revealing an unbiased assessment of the snowpack. The data set is valuable as a record of climate change in the mountains, both diminishing peak snow depth and season duration since 1954 are a clear trend. This photograph, Elegy for Winter, made in Perisher Valley visualises that thinning snow cover in ashorter snow season.


By Hilary Wardhaugh

Hilary Wardhaugh is a professional portrait photographer based near Canberra ACT. Her work involves portraits, headshots, event photography, editorial, PR and branding photography. She is a career professional and a specialist in her field

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