Tash Sorensen is an Australian documentary photographer whose work focuses on news, human rights and ongoing international social issues.
Currently, Tash is a regular contributor to Fairfax Media owned titles Australian Financial Review, Sydney Morning Herald and the Age. Her subjects include Australia's Attorney General George Brandis, Queensland Deputy Premier Jackie Trad, mining magnate Clive Palmer, author Morris Gleitzman and more.
Previous to photography, Tash worked as a Brand Ambassador for Grey Goose in India before studying communications at Griffith University and simultaneously enrolled in an Advanced Diploma of Photo Imaging at CATC private design school.
She completed a communications internship with Melbourne based fashion agency Hampton and Buckley in 2013 while continuing to photograph for popular social publications like The Urban List.
In late 2014, Tash worked on the UNAIDS World Aids Day campaign which successfully broke the Guinness World record for the most number of HIV testings done in 8hours in a single venue. In 2015 Tash relocated to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to work with the United Nations' Joint Programme for HIV and AIDS department and this experience enabled travel and work opportunities throughout Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and South Africa.
Throughout her time in East and South Africa, Tash has photographed for the Agence French Presse (AFP), the United Nations, Bacardi International and more, as well as covering world events like the European Migrant Crisis, south-east Asia natural disasters, South African Presidential protests and international Fashion Week's among others.
Tash is an active member of the Frontline Freelance Register and is endorsed by the American Society for Media Photographers.