Ardent Indigenous Australian Women – Part 5

Ardent Indigenous Australian Women – Part 5Visiting my Tiwi Friends at Milikapiti Polly Miller Mungatopi at Milikapiti 1988 Part 5 of a series of portraits of Ardent Indigenous Australian Women  by photographer Heide Smith. Polly Miller Mungatopi: The sea is calm and gently laps at the roots of the pandanus and the mangroves. My feet scrape through […]

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Fellow – AIPP

Fellow of the Australian Institute of Professional Photography Fellow of the Australian Institute of Professional Photography On Tuesday evening at the Australian Professional Photography Awards Dinner in Sydney, I became a Fellow of the AIPP. I knew that I was to receive some sort of honour, and I had therefore prepared an acceptance speech. However, […]

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Schulausflug in den Wald.

Alte Silber Gelantine Fotografie von Hameln 1956Die ‘Josef Lebovic Gallerie, Sydney, Australien’ gab vor einer Woche einen Katalog mit seltenen Fotos -unter anderen auch von Alt Hameln- heraus. Die Aufnahmen stammen von den Jahren 1955-1961, als Heide(Smith)Soltsien erst noch Foto-Lehrling war, und spaeter als Fotografin an der Tages-Zeitung DEWEZET als Fotoreporterin arbeitete. Der Katalog  hat die […]

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Photographs of Germany – School Outing

 Vintage Photographs of Germany 1955-61 – School outingVintage photographs of Germany. School Outing is the third post in the series “the story behind the image”. All the images in the series are featured in the Josef Lebovic Gallery Catalogue of Heide’s work, which you can see on my website   From the catalogue1.| |School Outing Into The Forest,|1956.| […]

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