Portrait of Judith Wright

Portrait of Judith Wright McKinney (1915-2000)Portrait of Judith Wright McKinney (1915-2000) © copyright  Heide Smith.Judith Wright features on my website in The Canberrans Collection, the Noted Australians Collection, and in the Limited Edition of 25 – People GalleryIntroductionSome years ago my husband Brian and I collaborated on a series of articles for the Canberra Times; he […]

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Portrait of Dr Ken Crispin

Portrait of Hon Dr Ken Crispin QC Dr Ken Crispin was a barrister and Queens Counsel specializing in criminal law, ACT Director of Public Prosecutions, a Judge of the ACT Supreme Court, President of the ACT Court of Appeal, chair of the ACT Law Reform Commission, and author of a number of books, including “Quest […]

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Portrait of Sir Mark Oliphant

Portrait of Sir Mark Oliphant I photographed Sir Mark Oliphant in 1994 at his home in Canberra for a collection I was working on called “The Canberrans – a Vintage Selection”. The exhibition in support of The Council for the Ageing, was held in the ACT Legislative Assembly Building and was launched by the Chief […]

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Portrait of Jack Thompson

Portrait of Jack Thompson   Jack Thompson AM is a Living Legend of Australian Cinema. He had leading roles in many films but the ones I remember particularly well are “Breaker Morant” and “The Man from Snowy River”. Another claim to fame was his appearance in Cleo magazine as the first nude male centrefold in […]

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A Photographers Tale – part 3

In addition to the Fotokino exhibition which I mentioned in Part Two of my tale, my work was also represented in a number of international exhibitions in Europe and Asia. After my apprenticeship, I had joined the editorial staff of a local daily newspaper as a photo-journalist in 1959. When my pictures appeared in the […]

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