Academy Award-winning Director of Photography. He frequently collaborated with director Peter Weir and became especially known for his work on Master and Commander: Far Side of the World.
His early work on the 1975 film Picnic at Hanging Rock earned him cinematography accolades at the 1977 British Academy Film Awards and at the 1979 Saturn Awards.
He worked on such films as Tender Mercies, White Men Can't Jump, and Liar Liar.
He was born in Victoria, Australia.
He worked on Tender Mercies, which starred Robert Duvall.