"the eyes are useless if the mind is blind."
John Ogden is a visual artist, writer, publisher, and educator based in Sydney, Australia. Ogden’s career began as a photojournalist in Southeast Asia during the early seventies, before becoming a correspondent for the infamous Tracks magazine and other counter culture publications. In 1977 he commenced studying literature, anthropology and filmmaking at the Western Australian Institute of Technology, graduating with a major in film & television. Over the next three decades he worked as a Director of Photography in multiple genres of filmmaking, and is an accredited member of the ACS. After losing his right eye in a surfing accident in 1998, he established Cyclops Press, a boutique publishing company dedicated to promoting Australian photographers and writers.