Tobias is a freelance photographer based in Melbourne, Australia.
Over the last ten years he has worked for a range of local and international magazines and commercial clients.
He also likes to make sure he has time to focus on his personal projects such as the award winning Polaroid project.
Tobias is passionate about all aspects of people and portrait photography. He particularly enjoys capturing people in their own surroundings – even if that means traveling to remote locations in the Australian outback.
His work has been exhibited internationally and are held in public and private collections in Australia, Europe and the USA.
Tobias won a first prize at the international Polaroid Award in 2000, the Head On Photography Prize in 2008, the Moran Contemorary Photography Prize in 2012 and the Art handler's Award at the National Photographic Portrait Prize 2017. He is a finalist in The 2020 Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize in the National Portrait Gallery, London, UK.
The ‘Right to be Counted’ Project and Exhibition which started in 2007 toured Western Australia from 2007 to 2009. The expanded exhibition "Marnti Warajanga" opened in February 2010 and has been on display for 18 months in the Museum of Australian Democracy in Old Parliament House Canberra.
Minister of the Arts Simon Crean announced a $298,755 sponsorship agreement which will go towards developing a community program comprising a travelling exhibition, photography workshops and ongoing educational and online activities, for schools and communities of Perth and the Pilbara. The three-month exhibition and workshop tour of Marnti Warajanga will tour in Perth and end in South Hedland where the exhibition will be kept on display by Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre.The tour will be developed by The Museum of Australian Democracy, Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre and Tobias Titz Photography.