Mike Bowers is a photographer, a regular commentator on ABC Radio and host of Talking Pictures on ABC TV’s Insiders. Mike spent 26 years in the Federal Parliamentary Press Gallery working for a number of publications. He has covered nine federal election campaigns and has accompanied eight prime ministers on assignments both around Australia and overseas. Mike has covered conflicts in Cambodia, Kosovo, Bougainville, Papua New Guinea and the Middle East. He has published four books and is the photographer-at-large at Guardian Australia.