In the 80s and 90s he was the man whose iconic Australian photographs graced postcards and calendars around the world. […] He ran a multi-million-dollar business and lived in a mansion in a prestigious enclave at Upper Brookfield in Brisbane’s west.
But the 2011 floods in south-east Queensland and a major bout of depression washed it all away. Steve Parish, now 73, lives in a shed on the Sunshine Coast hinterland and couldn’t be happier. He said it took losing it all to work out what was really important.