Cam Neville looked out through the truck as well as caught a glimpse of burning red lines leading to a location called Hellfire Pass.
This particular was his first night volunteering with the local fire brigade, as well as the Australian photographer felt anxious. What was he about to encounter?
“Certainly I had a flutter of nervousness,” he told the BBC. “Growing up in England, I’d never seen anything quite like in which.”
He did not get near the blaze in which night, although since then he has encountered others.
Australia depends an army of volunteers to protect its sprawling country through devastating bushfires.
Mr Neville signed up to join them on Queensland’s Gold Coast hinterland, believing This particular was the only way he could take photographs through the front line.
The inspiration behind his award-nominated picture series Into the Fire was simple: to capture first-hand experiences of men as well as women fighting fires. This particular was something TV news rarely offered, he thought.
“I genuinely wanted to know who these people were,” Mr Neville said. “I think I genuinely needed to experience what they all went through as well.”
Mr Neville grew up in Brighton before moving to Australia as well as settling in south-east Queensland.
“Where we live there are houses in which back onto very dense bush,” he said. “The fire threat will be very real.”
Initially he carried two DSLR cameras with bulky lenses, although This particular quickly proved impractical. at This particular point Mr Neville uses just one camera using a 25mm lens.
He takes shots in quiet moments between fighting fires.
The photographer says the project has also brought him practical skills as well as fresh friendships.
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“I’ve learned in which This particular’s an incredibly complicated as well as dangerous business – fighting fires of any type or size – because This particular’s unpredictable,” he said.
His admiration for his colleagues has only grown.
“The call goes out as well as people answer,” Mr Neville said. “They never know what they’re going to.”
Photographs by Cam Neville