collections of photographs

 collections of photographs by heide smith 1951-2019  Portrait of Naadhira-Orsto, photographed by Heide Smith in 2016 for her collections of photographs  These collections of photographs by heide smith, have been selected from over 40,000 images in her archives. They were taken on assignments, personal projects and travels, over a period of more than 60 years. Together with […]

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cambodia 1993

 photographs of cambodian temples 1993  About Photographs of Cambodian Temples 1993: In 1993 I made two trips to Cambodia with journalist Marje Prior to photograph Australians working for the United Nations (UNTAC) in the lead up to the elections. A book”Shooting at the Moon” was published,and was launched at the Sydney Town Hall. I donated the collection […]

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npc speakers 1984

 gallery of portraits of National Press Club speakers 1984-96  About National Press Club Speakers From 1984-1986, as well as running my own studio, I was the official photographer for the National Press Club (NPC) in Canberra.It was a wonderful experience, during which time I met many of the great personalities of that era, such as the […]

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australian photographers 1984

 gallery of portraits of australian photographers  Portraits of Australian Photographers: In 1984 I photographed leading professional photographers from every state in Australia for an exhibition “Portrait of an Industry”. The project was sponsored by Ilford, and was launched at the Australian National Library in Canberra. The exhibition later traveled throughout Australia, and I have been adding […]

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noted australians 1971

 gallery of portraits of noted australians  About portraits of noted australians: I have been fortunate to have photographed many outstanding Australians. This collection is a who’s who of Australian high achievers over a period of almost 50 years. There are more portraits of equally Noted Australians in the Gallery of Portraits of CanberransFor more information on […]

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oyster farmers 2013

 gallery of portraits of oyster farmers 2013  About portraits of oyster farmers: The Collection contains photographs of oyster farmers working on the New South Wales South Coast from Nowra to Eden. The exhibition was launched at Parliament House Canberra, and exhibitions were held at a dozen towns on the South Coast. It was sponsored by Australia’s […]

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nsw south coast 1998

 photographs of nsw south coast  About photographs of the nsw south coast: In 1998 Brian and I left Canberra to begin a new life near Narooma on the NSW south coast. Our home sat on a small peninsula surrounded by forest and the waters of Wagonga Inlet; it was a nature photographers paradise and a breathtaking […]

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pegasus 1996

 pegasus –  riding for the disabled 1996   about pegasus – riding  for the disabled. Launched by MP John Langmore at the Canberra Theatre in aid of Pegasus in 1996, these photographs recorded both staff and students at the Pegasus Riding for the disabled.For more information on Open Edition and Prices: see Collections   Image descriptions.  If the […]

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tradesmen of fyshwick 1987

 portraits of the tradesmen of fyshwick  About the tradesmen of fyshwick collection. In 1987 we put up posters all over Fyshwick, a Canberra industrial suburb, saying “Wanted Dead or Alive, tradesmen to be photographed for an exhibition”. For weeks, my studio was swamped with tradesmen carrying the tools of their trade. The ensuing exhibition, held in […]

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portraits of canberrans 1989

 gallery of portraits of canberrans  About Portraits of Canberrans:  In 1994 an exhibition, “The Canberrans A Vintage Selection” was launched at the ACT Legislative Assembly. It featured some of Canberra’s best known senior citizens. The current collection is now much larger. Many of the sitters should really be  in the “Noted Australians” Collection, but there just isn’t […]

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