Perth knockout cameraman Emanuel Rudnicki is a nominee for the photographer of the year in Australia.

Emanuel Rudnicki is a former State and National champion in Muay Thai. He has trained since the aged of 18 and fought out of Kao Sok Muay Thai Gym alongside Darren Curovic, Clint Howson and Mark Pountney.

Rudnicki some of the most prominent Australian athletes as well as quite a few top Japanese fighters. Along the way he twice earned the WA championship and also took Australian title belt. He has collected the record of 14 wins out of 21 fights.

Rudnicki was pushed to stop fighting due to the knee injury. It is an unfortunate and common situation for many athletes in all sports.

In 2009 Emanuel Rudnicki found his passion in photography

To date, with 20 years of experience and involvement in muaythai, he is a country wide known photographer. He is recognized as one of the best in business.

Particularly in Western Australia Rudnicki shoots such shows as Domination, Nemesis and Epic fight nights. Some of the most noted events are the 2011 WKN world championship fight nights with John Wayne Parr and Nathan “Carnage” Corbett.

Emanuel Rudnicki is a founder of Noisy Pixels which specializes in Wedding Photography. He is also a contributing photographer for FIGHTMAG.

The 2013 Australian Muay Thai Awards are held on Sunday, December 8 on the Gold Coast, Queensland at Jupiter’s Hotel and Casino.