Madeline Begley is an Australian photographer who, in 2020, has returned home to Brisbane after time in London.

In 2017 she completed a Bachelor of Photography at the Queensland College of Art, majoring in Photojournalism and Social Documentary Practice. Prior to studying photography, Madeline graduated with a Bachelor of Design (Architectural Studies) at Queensland University of Technology.

Madeline is passionate about environmental sustainability and social welfare. While pursuing visual storytelling, she is also available for commercial work with businesses and design firms who share these values.



Bachelor of Photography with Distinction, Griffith University, Queensland College of Art, Brisbane, Australia


Bachelor of Design (Architectural Studies) with Honours, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia


Studied at Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America



Top 10 (5th place) in student category, Australasia's Top Emerging Photographers 2018 

Top 20 in documentary/photojournalism category, Australasia's Top Emerging Photographers 2018 


C.R. Kennedy Award for Excellence in Photographic Documentary Practice in still and moving image

2017, 2016, 2015

Griffith Awards for Academic Excellence (GPA of 6.0 or more; top 5% of students)


QCA Showcase Graduate Exhibition, Webb Gallery, Queensland College of Art, Brisbane, Australia, 2017

Within/ Without, Webb Gallery, Queensland College of Art, Brisbane, Australia, 2017

Nepal Non-Fiction, Chyasal, Kathmandu, Nepal, 2016.

Student Showcase, Goa International Photo Festival, Goa, India, 2016

The Power of Community, Maud Gallery, Brisbane, Australia, 2016

80 Years of Caring, Brisbane City Council Chermside Library, Brisbane, Australia, 2016


How to See Kathmandu, Editions 1 & 2, 2016

Using Format