Mike Bowers is a photographer, a regular commentator on ABC Radio and host of Talking Pictures on ABC TV’s Insiders. Mike spent 20 years in the Federal Parliamentary Press Gallery working for a number of publications. He has covered nine federal election campaigns and has accompanied six prime ministers on assignments both around Australia and overseas. Mike has covered conflicts in Cambodia, Kosovo, Bougainville, PNG and the Middle East. He has published four books and is the photographer at large at The Guardian Australia.