Jesse is a Melbourne-based freelance photographer specialising in travel and editorial work. He is currently undertaking research in anthropology at the University of Melbourne. Jesse harbours a strong interest in documentary photography – a field which neatly combines his interests in photography, travel and social science.
Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia - the three Baltic states remain a bit of an enigma even in our hyper-connected world. Traversing this sliver of Europe between Scandinavia and Russia, with a socialist history and a dynamic, hi-tech present, photographer Jesse Thompson captures a series of observations on the lift of prosperity and the weight of the past.