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About

Kara Rosenlund is an Australian lifestyle photographer, stylist, adventurer, author and storyteller. 

I work in both the freelance editorial and advertising capacities blending my skills as a photographer and stylist.

My first hardback photographic book called ‘Shelter – How Australians Live was published by Lantern, an imprint of Penguin Random House, in October 2015. A very special book which took me on a year long road trip through the Australian landscape, seeking out and documenting quintessentially Australian authentic interiors and landscapes.

Back at home I live my life in a timber and tin weatherboard cottage, thriving on the casual lifestyle it offers and the joy it brings, shared by my small flock of loved pekin bantams in Brisbane, Queensland.

I have photographed and styled for some of Australia’s most loved magazine titles and advertising campaigns.

Along side this my personal photographic work has been included in many prestigious exhibitions and acquired in permanent collections both locally and abroad, most notably a solo exhibition at the Sydney Opera House. Relocating from Sydney to London in 2007, I filled my love for interiors through prop styling, sourcing and buying throughout Europe.

Returning to my home country in 2010 I started the second chapter of my career, creating the much loved ‘Travelling Wares’ caravan travelling shop  – housed in a 1956 caravan called Frankie, touring the nation selling my found utilitarian vintage pieces for the home.

I was recently named by UK interiors ‘bible’ Elle Decoration as ‘A Modern Day Martha Stewart’.  I am 33 years old.

Selected Clients: Condé Nast Traveller, Qantas, Country Style, Hamilton Island, Halcyon House, Longitude 101, Vanity Fair, Ermenegildo Zegna, Inside Out, Kinfolk Home, Elle Decoration UK, Living Etc, The Design Files, Hotel Hotel.