Tales By Light

The BEST episodes of Tales By Light

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Behind every powerful image is a powerful story. Uniting exploration, photography and the natural world, Tales By Light follows photographers from Australia and around the world as they push the limits of their craft. Told from the eye of the storyteller, follow these extraordinary artists as they work to capture the perfect image and show us our world in a new light.

Last Updated: 3/19/2022Network: Network Ten
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Submerged
star
8.27
63 votes

#1 - Submerged

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/24/2015

In Papua New Guinea, marine photographer Darren Jew is chasing a photo that has eluded him for years - the submerged wreck of a WWII Bi-Plane.

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Sacred nature: part 2
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8.13
24 votes

#2 - Sacred nature: part 2

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/25/2016

For years, award winning wildlife photographers Jonathan & Angela Scott have travelled the world, always returning home to Kenya. There they introduced the world to the big cats of the Maasai Mara and now they are part of its fight for survival.

Panorama
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8.12
34 votes

#3 - Panorama

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 6/28/2015

Masterful travel photographer Richard l'Anson captures an important religious festival in the Himalayas, followed by a visit to the Tigers of Bandhavgarh and the exuberant Festival of Holi in India.

Children in Need Part 1
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8.11
18 votes

#4 - Children in Need Part 1

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/28/2018

Photographer Simon Lister and Orlando Bloom document at-risk children for UNICEF. They head to Bangladesh where they document impoverished children in challenging conditions.

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Paradise in Peril Part 2
star
8.00
8 votes

#5 - Paradise in Peril Part 2

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/2/2018

Underwater photographer Shawn Heinrichs attempts to record the beauty of underwater life. Threatened by environmental changes, this marine diversity is captured in a beautiful series of images.

Tribes
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7.90
29 votes

#6 - Tribes

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/31/2015

Legendary nature and cultural photographer Art Wolfe captures the famous mud men and the Huli people in Papua New Guinea, and works on his human canvas project with the Surma people of Ethiopia.

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Life and death: part 1
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7.88
8 votes

#7 - Life and death: part 1

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/8/2016

A celebrated war photographer, Stephen Dupont has captured images in some of the world’s most dangerous regions. Unfortunately this has left him questioning the way he now views life & death and has him seeking a new perspective.

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Children in Need Part 2
star
7.83
18 votes

#8 - Children in Need Part 2

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/28/2018

Simon and Orlando visit an improvised school that educates Bangladesh's underprivileged.

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Wild
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7.77
35 votes

#9 - Wild

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 6/14/2015

Legendary nature and cultural photographer Art Wolfe captures the great brown bear with the stunning backdrop of Alaska's mountains and glaciers, immigrating wildebeests in the plains East Africa, and the hard-to-find gorillas of Uganda.

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Misunderstood predictors: part 2
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7.75
8 votes

#10 - Misunderstood predictors: part 2

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/1/2016

Over the years Eric Cheng has dived with the planet’s most magnificent creatures. Now he is determined to use his photography to tell the true story of the most misrepresented and demonised species of all – sharks.

Life and death: part 2
star
7.71
7 votes

#11 - Life and death: part 2

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/8/2016

A celebrated war photographer, Stephen Dupont has captured images in some of the world’s most dangerous regions. Unfortunately this has left him questioning the way he now views life & death and has him seeking a new perspective.

Watch Now:Amazon
Himalaya
star
7.50
48 votes

#12 - Himalaya

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/21/2015

Leading landscape photographer Peter Eastway follows in the footsteps of Frank Hurley - the pioneering Australian photographer on Shackleton's expedition to the south a century ago - to capture the wilderness and wildlife of Antarctica and South Georgia.

Sacred nature: part 1
star
7.50
28 votes

#13 - Sacred nature: part 1

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/25/2016

For years, award winning wildlife photographers Jonathan & Angela Scott have travelled the world, always returning home to Kenya. There they introduced the world to the big cats of the Maasai Mara and now they are part of its fight for survival.

Adrenaline
star
7.39
38 votes

#14 - Adrenaline

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/7/2015

Prominent adventure sports photographer Krystle Wright captures the immersive world of free-diving in Vanuatu, athletes who appear to walk on air in the canyons of Colorado, and powered para-gliders on the flooded salt pans of Utah.

Preserving Indigenous Culture Part 2
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7.38
8 votes

#15 - Preserving Indigenous Culture Part 2

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/9/2018

Dylan takes a trip into Arnhem Land, where he engages in a special ritual. He films the unique customs and tribal lifestyle of the Yolngu.

Preserving Indigenous Culture Part 1
star
7.29
7 votes

#16 - Preserving Indigenous Culture Part 1

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 9/9/2018

Dylan River showcases his family's filmmaking tradition in the outback of Australia. He focuses his work on the Aboriginal native art which adorns the rock faces in the area.

Misunderstood predictors: part 1
star
7.25
24 votes

#17 - Misunderstood predictors: part 1

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/1/2016

Over the years Eric Cheng has dived with the planet’s most magnificent creatures. Now he is determined to use his photography to tell the true story of the most misrepresented and demonised species of all – sharks.

Watch Now:iTunes
Paradise in Peril Part 1
star
7.22
18 votes

#18 - Paradise in Peril Part 1

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/2/2018

Underwater photographer Shawn Heinrichs attempts to record the beauty of underwater life. Threatened by environmental changes, this marine diversity is captured in a beautiful series of images.